EPOC Shareholder Alert: Morgan & Morgan investigates announced merger between Epocrates, Inc. and Athenahealth

Jan 08, 2013, 10:02 ET from Morgan & Morgan

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morgan & Morgan is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Epocrates, Inc. (NASDAQ: EPOC) related to the proposed acquisition of Epocrates by Athenahealth. The transaction values Epocrates at approximately $293 million or $11.75 per share.

If you are a current shareholder of Epocrates and are interested in learning more about our Epocrates merger investigation please contact George Pressly, Esq. at 1 (800) 631-6234 or email George at info@morgansecuritieslaw.com.

Our investigation concerns whether Epocrates's board of directors has breached its fiduciary duties to act in the best interests of all of the Epocrates shareholders and to take all necessary steps to ensure that Epocrates shareholders receive the maximum value readily available for their shares of EPOC common stock.  This includes an examination of whether the board of directors properly shopped Epocrates before entering into this transaction, whether all material terms of the agreement have been properly disclosed to shareholders and whether $11.75 is a fair price. 

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Contact: Morgan & Morgan Peter Safirstein, Esq. 28 West 44th Street New York, NY  10036 1-800-631-6234 info@morgansecuritieslaw.com


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