Shareholder Challenges Stock Purchase From Affiliated Company

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 2 No. 6
Legal and Court Case Update
June 1996
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Kahn v. Tremont Corporation
1996 Del. Ch. LEXIS 40
March 21, 1996
State Court
Court of Chancery
Roger Miller (for plaintiff)


Kahn challenges as unfair to Tremont a Dec. 3, 1991, transaction in which that corporation purchased a block of 7.8 million shares of common stock of NL Industries Inc. (representing 15% of NL's outstanding shares) from defendant Valhi Inc.

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Kahn v. Tremont Corporation

At issue is whether the price paid by Tremont for 7.8 million shares of common stock of NL Industries, Inc. was too high.