Value Determination Accords With Parties’ Contract, Chancery Says

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PECO Logistics, LLC v. Walnut Inv. Partners, L.P.
2015 Del. Ch. LEXIS 311
December 30, 2015
US
State Court
Delaware
Court of Chancery of Delaware
Duff & Phelps (plaintiff); N/A (defendants)
Bouchard

Summary

Court says valuation firm’s determination of value of defendants’ put units accords with agreement to which plaintiff and defendants committed themselves; since contract does not provide for judicial review, court won’t “second-guess” valuator’s judgment.

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PECO Logistics, LLC v. Walnut Inv. Partners, L.P.

Court says valuation firm’s determination of value of defendants’ put units accords with agreement to which plaintiff and defendants committed themselves; since contract does not provide for judicial review, court won’t “second-guess” valuator’s judgment.