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COUNTY BANCORP ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Investigates Sale of ICBK and Encourages ...

June 23, 2021 GMT

NEW YORK, June 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized stockholder rights law firm, has launched an investigation into whether the board members of County Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICBK) breached their fiduciary duties or violated the federal securities laws in connection with the company’s acquisition by Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCBS).

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On June 22, 2021, County Bancorp announced that it had signed an agreement to merge with Nicolet for approximately $219 million. Pursuant to the merger agreement, County Bancorp stockholders will have the choice to receive either $37.18 in cash or 0.48 shares of Nicolet common stock for each share of County Bancorp common stock owned. The deal is scheduled to close in the fourth quarter of 2021.


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

If you own shares of County Bancorp and are concerned about the proposed merger, or you are interested in learning more about the investigation or your legal rights and remedies, please contact Melissa Fortunato or Alexandra Raymond by email at  investigations@bespc.com  or telephone at (646) 860-9157, 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, California, and South Carolina. 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.

Contact Information:
Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.
Melissa Fortunato, Esq.
Alexandra Raymond, Esq.