Plaintiffs Get Sympathy But No Injunction in Shareholder Litigation over $21 Billion El Paso Deal


The plaintiffs lawyers leading El Paso shareholders' assault on the company's planned $21 billion acquisition by Kinder Morgan lost their bid to enjoin the sale late Wednesday, but they sure got the judge's attention. Can they translate the opprobrium of Delaware Chancery Court chancellor Leo Strine Jr. into a big payday--and more than a little embarrassment for El Paso advisor Goldman Sachs?

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