Block & Leviton LLP has opened an investigation into the proposed merger involving Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS). In this proposed merger, Pluralsight would sell itself to Vista Equity Partners for $20.26 per share, or approximately $3.5 billion in total. Block & Leviton is investigating potential breaches of fiduciary duty and/or violations of the federal securities laws by the officers and/or directors of Pluralsight.
Pluralsight and Vista Equity Partners entered into the merger agreement on December 11, 2020. Under the terms of the agreement, each share of Class A common stock of Pluralsight outstanding at the time of the proposed closing of the merger would be cancelled and converted into the right to receive $20.26. The closing of the merger agreement is subject to certain conditions.