Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Geeknet, Inc.

May 26, 2015, 15:53 ET from Harwood Feffer LLP

NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Geeknet, Inc. ("Geeknet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GKNT) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Hot Topic, Inc. ("Hot Topic").

Under the terms of the transaction, Hot Topic would acquire Geeknet for approximately $122 million.  Geeknet shareholders would receive $17.50 per share in cash.  In the last two years, Geeknet has closed as high as $19.84 per share 

Our investigation concerns whether the Geeknet 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 Geeknet 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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