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HABIT RESTAURANTS ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Investigates Sale of HABT and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

January 6, 2020 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 6, 2020--

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the board members of The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: HABT) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company’s proposed sale to YUM! Brand, Inc.

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On January 6, 2020 Habit announced that it had signed an agreement to be acquired by YUM! Brands in a deal worth about $375 million. Per the merger agreement Habit stockholders will receive $14 in cash for each share of Habit common stock owned. The deal is scheduled to close in the second quarter of 2020.

Bragar Eagel & Squire is concerned that Habit’s board of directors oversaw an unfair process and ultimately agreed to an inadequate deal price. Accordingly, the firm is investigating all relevant aspects of the deal and is committed to securing the best result possible for Habit stockholders.

If you own shares of Habit and are concerned about the proposed merger, or you’re interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact Brandon Walker or Alexandra Raymond by email at  investigations@bespc.com  or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by  filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

About Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.:

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a nationally recognized law firm with offices in New York and California. The firm represents individual and institutional investors in commercial, securities, derivative, and other complex litigation in state and federal courts across the country. For more information about the firm, please visit www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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CONTACT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Alexandra Raymond, Esq.

investigations@bespc.com

www.bespc.com

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SOURCE: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

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