2014

ROCKWOOD SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Rockwood Holdings Inc. Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Albemarle Corporation Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Rockwood Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Rockwood Holdings Inc. ("Rockwood" or the "Company") (NYSE: ROC) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) for approximately $6 billion. The Company's stockholders will receive $50.65 in cash and 0.4803 of Albemarle common stock for each share of Rockwood common stock they own, with a combined value of roughly $80.30 per share based on Albemarle's closing price on Monday, July 14, 2014. However, according to Yahoo! Finance, at least one analyst has set a price target of $93.00 for the Company's stock price.

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The investigation focuses on whether Rockwood's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Rockwood's shareholders.

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If you own common stock in Rockwood and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/ROC or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. 

Contact:

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP
369 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Attn: Juan E. Monteverde, Esq.
jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com
Toll Free: (877) 247-4292
Phone: (212) 983-9330

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