INTERVEST BANCSHARES SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor LLP Investigate Merger with Bank of the Ozarks

By Business Wire,  August 14, 2014, 12:17:00 PM EDT

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Intervest Bancshares Corp. ("Intervest") (NasdaqGS:IBCA) concerning the merger with Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, valued at approximately $228.5 million, Intervest shareholders will receive common shares of Bank of the Ozarks stock pursuant to the ten day average closing stock price as of the fifth business day prior to the closing date, with a minimum and maximum price of $23.95 and $39.91.

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the investigation or if you have information that you believe would be helpful to our investigation of the fairness of the proposed transaction, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, (214) 239-4568, or via email at, or Patrick Powers at Powers Taylor LLP, toll free (877) 728-9607, via e-mail at There is no cost or fee to you.

The investigation centers on whether Intervest's Board of Directors is acting in the shareholders' best interests, whether the board considered alternatives to the acquisition, and whether the board has employed an adequate process to review and act on the proposed transaction.

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters.

Powers Taylor LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions.

Source: Powers Taylor LLP

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Referenced Stocks: IBCA

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