NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of American Farmland Company ("AFCO" or the "Company") (NYSE: AFCO) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Farmland Partners Inc. ("Farmland Partners").
Under the terms of the offer, Farmland Partners would acquire AFCO in a transaction that would create a post-merger entity with a market capitalization of approximately $400 million. Pursuant to the deal, AFCO stockholders will receive 0.7417 shares of Farmland Partners stock per share of AFCO owned.
Our investigation concerns whether the AFCO 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 AFCO 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:
Robert I. Harwood, Esq.
Benjamin I. Sachs-Michaels, Esq.
Harwood Feffer LLP
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