§ 2546. Shareholder demand for fair value.
(a) General rule.--After the occurrence of the control transaction, any holder of voting shares of the registered corporation may, prior to or within a reasonable time after the notice required by section 2545 (relating to notice to shareholders) is given, which time period may be specified in the notice, make written demand on the controlling person or group for payment of the amount provided in subsection (c) with respect to the voting shares of the corporation held by the shareholder, and the controlling person or group shall be required to pay that amount to the shareholder pursuant to the procedures specified in section 2547 (relating to valuation procedures).
(b) Contents of demand.--The demand of the shareholder shall state the number and class or series, if any, of the shares owned by him with respect to which the demand is made.
(c) Measure of value.--A shareholder making written demand under this section shall be entitled to receive cash for each of his shares in an amount equal to the fair value of each voting share as of the date on which the control transaction occurs, taking into account all relevant factors, including an increment representing a proportion of any value payable for acquisition of control of the corporation.
(d) Purchases independent of subchapter.--The provisions of this subchapter shall not preclude a controlling person or group subject to this subchapter from offering, whether in the notice required by section 2545 or otherwise, to purchase voting shares of the corporation at a price other than that provided in subsection (c), and the provisions of this subchapter shall not preclude any shareholder from agreeing to sell his voting shares at that or any other price to any person.
Cross References. Section 2546 is referred to in section 2547 of this title.Section: Previous 2538 2539 2541 2542 2543 2544 2545 2546 2547 2548 2551 2552 2553 2554 2555 Next
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