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BANK OF KENTUCKY FINANCIAL SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor LLP Investigate Sale to BB&T

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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 The Bank of Kentucky Financial Corporation (“Bank of Kentucky”) (NasdaqGS: BKYF) concerning the sale to BB&T Corporation. Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately $363 million, Bank of Kentucky shareholders will only receive 1.0126 shares of BB&T stock and $9.40 in cash per share owned. The total consideration equates to approximately $47.45 per share based on BB&T’s closing price on September 5, 2014.

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 Bank of Kentucky’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.

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