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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 11/27/2018 (Notice of voluntarily dismissal)

Filing Date: October 04, 2018

According to the Complaint, Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. ("Zoe's Kitchen" or the "Company") is a a fast-casual restaurant serving a menu of Mediterranean-inspired dishes.

On August 16, 2018, the Zoe's Kitchen's Board of Directors caused the Company to enter into an agreement and plan of merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with the Cava Group, pursuant to which, Zoe’s Kitchen shareholders will receive $12.75 in cash in exchange for each share of common stock they own (the “Merger Consideration”). On August 17, 2018, Cava Group and Zoe’s Kitchen issued a joint press release to announce the Proposed Transaction.

The Complaint alleges that on September 25, 2018, the Board authorized the filing of a materially incomplete and misleading preliminary proxy statement (the “Proxy”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), in violation of Sections 14(a) and 20(a) of the Exchange Act, recommending shareholders vote in favor of the Proposed Transaction.

This case was voluntarily dismissed as moot on November 27, 2018.


Sector: Services
Industry: Restaurants
Headquarters: United States


Ticker Symbol: ZOES
Company Market: New York SE
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: D. Delaware
DOCKET #: 18-CV-01536
JUDGE: Hon. Maryellen Noreika
DATE FILED: 10/04/2018
CLASS PERIOD END: 10/04/2018
  1. Cooch & Taylor, P.A.
  2. Monteverde & Associates PC
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