Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Affymetrix Inc.

Jan 12, 2016, 13:51 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Affymetrix Inc. ("Affymetrix" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: AFFX) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. ("Thermo Fisher").

Under the terms of the offer, Thermo Fisher would acquire Affymetrix in a transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion.  Pursuant to the deal, Affymetrix stockholders would receive $14.00 per share in cash.    

Our investigation concerns whether the Affymetrix board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the Company, disclosing all material benefits and costs, and obtaining full and fair consideration for Company stockholders. 

If you own Affymetrix shares and wish to discuss this matter with us, or have any questions concerning your rights and interests with regard to this matter, please contact:

Benjamin I Sachs-Michaels, Esq. Robert I. Harwood, Esq. Harwood Feffer LLP 488 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10022 Phone Numbers: (877) 935-7400 (212)935-7400 Email: bsachsmichaels@hfesq.com  Website: http://www.hfesq.com Follow us on Twitter: @HarwoodFeffer

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