|By PR Newswire||
|February 18, 2014 04:19 PM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Chindex International, Inc. ("Chindex" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS: CHDX) (ISIN: US1694671074) (CUSIP: 169467107) concerning the proposed acquisition of Chindex by a buyer consortium of an affiliate of TPG, an affiliate of Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd., and Ms. Roberta Lipson, the CEO of the Company, in a transaction having an implied equity value of approximately $369 million.
The investigation concerns whether the Chindex directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately shop the Company and maximize shareholder value. Under the terms of the agreement, shares of Chindex will be converted into the right to receive $19.50 in cash only for each share of Chindex common stock. However, the Price to EBITDA, Revenue, Total Assets, and Book Value multiples are below the averages of comparable transactions.
Chindex shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at [email protected] or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.
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SOURCE Pomerantz LLP