NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the officers or directors of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: GWB) (“GWB”) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company’s merger with First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) (“FIBK”).
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On September 16, 2021, GWB announced that it had entered into an agreement to merge with FIBK in a deal valued at approximately $2 billion. Pursuant to the merger agreement, GWB stockholders will receive 0.8425 shares of FIBK common stock for each share of GWB common stock owned. The deal is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2022.
Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that GWB’s board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate merger agreement. Accordingly, the firm is investigating all relevant aspects of the deal and is committed to securing the best result possible for GWB’s stockholders.
If you own shares of GWB and are concerned about the proposed merger, or you are interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact Melissa Fortunato or Alexandra Raymond by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (646) 860-9157, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.
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