Management Projections and Cost of Capital Considered

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June 4, 2004
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In re Emerging Communications, Inc. Shareholders Litigation
2004 Del. Ch. LEXIS 70
US
State Court
Delaware
Court of Chancery
Bruce L. Silverstein, Catherine G. Dearlove, David C. McBride, Douglas E. McCann, James A. Whitney, Jonathan R. Donnellan, Kelly C. Ashby, Kevin C. Logue, Leonard P. Stark, Norman M. Monhait, P. Kevin Castel, Paul J. Ruskin, Raymond J. DiCamillo, Rosemar
Jacobs

Summary

The Delaware Court of Chancery considered the use of management projections and the use of WACC and CAPM in computing the cost of capital.

See Also

In re Emerging Communications, Inc. Shareholders Litigation

The court in this case placed a fair value of $38.05 per share on the stock of a company which was acquired in a two-step going private transaction at $10.25 per share based on a fairness opinion.