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Kahn v. M & F Worldwide Corp.
Citation:88 A.3d 635 (2014)
This is an appeal from the judgment entered by the Court of Chancery in a proceeding that arises from an acquisition by MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc. – 43% stockholder in M & F Worldwide Corp. – of the remaining common stock of MFW. From the outset, M & F’s proposal to take MFW private was made contingent upon two stockholder-protective procedural conditions. First, M & F required the merger to be approved by a special committee of independent MFW directors. Second, M & F required that the merger by approved by a majority of stockholders unaffiliated with M & F. The merger closed after it was approved by a vote of 65.4% of MFW’s minority stockholders.
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