NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( www.hfesq.com ) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Emergency Medical Services Corporation (NYSE:EMS) ("EMS" or the "Company") concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company's efforts to sell EMS to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC ("Clayton Dubilier") in a transaction valued at approximately $3.1 billion.
Under the terms of the definitive agreement, EMS shareholders are slated to receive $64.00 per share which represents a discount to recent trading value of EMS. As of February 11, 2011, EMS stock was trading at $70.66 per share. Our investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the approval of the transaction by the Company's board of directors; in particular, whether the Company undertook a fair process to obtain fair consideration for all shareholders of EMS.
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