Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Atmel Corporation

Jan 20, 2016, 16:24 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Atmel Corporation ("Atmel" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ATML) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Microchip Technology Incorporated ("MTI").

Under the terms of the offer, MTI would acquire Atmel in a transaction valued at approximately $3.56 billion.  Pursuant to the deal, Atmel stockholders would receive a combination of cash and MTI stock worth $8.15 per share of Atmel owned. 

Our investigation concerns whether the Atmel 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 Atmel 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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