NEW YORK, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Buckeye Partners, L.P. ("Buckeye Partners" or the "Company") (BPL) in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by asset manager IFM Investors ("IFM"). Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, unitholders would receive a mere $41.50 for each BPL common unit they own.
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WeissLaw is investigating whether Buckeye Partners' Board acted to maximize unitholder value prior to entering into the agreement by shopping for a superior proposal, and whether IFM's offer impairs BPL unitholder value.
WeissLaw is investigating whether the deal aligns with the interests of BPL unitholders. Specifically, WeissLaw is concerned whether Buckeye Partners' Board conducted a fair process for agreeing to the proposed acquisition, whether the proposed acquisition undervalues the Company, and whether all material information related to the proposed acquisition is fully and fairly disclosed. Specifically, WeissLaw is concerned that the proposed sale undervalues the Company.
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