SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

May 21, 2012 14:49 ET

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Cost Plus, Inc. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Cost Plus, Inc. ("Cost Plus" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CPWM) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY). A complaint was filed in California state court.

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Under the terms of the transaction, Cost Plus shareholders will receive $22.00 for each share of Cost Plus stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $494 million. Shareholders owning a combined 25% of the Company's outstanding shares have agreed to tender their shares. The claims concern whether the Cost Plus Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Cost Plus stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is underpaying for Cost Plus shares, thus unlawfully harming Cost Plus stockholders.

If you own common stock in Cost Plus and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or http://zlk.9nl.com/CPWM.

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    Joseph Levi, Esq.
    Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
    30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
    New York, NY 10004
    Tel: (212) 363-7500
    Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
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