Health Management (HMA) Merger Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit

Health Management (HMA) merger summary

Health Management Associates Inc. (“HMA”) announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement with Community Health Systems, Inc. wherein Health Management will be acquired by Community Health in a transaction valued at $7.6 billion.  Under the terms of the transaction, Health Management shareholders will receive $10.50 in cash and 0.06942 shares of Community Health for each share of Health Management stock they own, representing an approximate value of $13.78 per share.

The law offers a mechanism for Health Management (HMA) shareholders to challenge the fairness of the proposed transaction

If you are a Health Management shareholder and would like to learn more about your rights to challenge the Health Management merger, please complete the web form on this page or call George Pressly, Esq. at 1-(800) 631-6234.

The Health Management board of directors has explicit duties to HMA shareholders during the acquisition process

  • Is $13.78 per share fair value for Health Management shareholders?  
  • Has the HMA board of directors obtained a fair and independent appraisal?
  • Will all going-forward compensation packages for current Health Management executives been properly disclosed in the proxy statement?
  • Has the board of directors properly shopped the company to potential additional suitors?

Health Management (HMA) merger review may turn into shareholder class action lawsuit

Health Management shareholders can employ a state law procedure that could force senior management and the board of directors to more adequately disclose the complete terms and conditions of the Health Management merger.  We are investigating whether the proposed transaction is fair to Health Management shareholders.  The investigation concerns whether the Health Management’s board of directors’ process for consideration of the proposed transaction was adequate, whether Health Management is acting in its shareholders’ best interests and whether the proposed share price to be paid to Health Management shareholders is fair and adequate.

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