NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("NPS" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: NPSP) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Shire PLC ("Shire") (Nasdaq: SHPG) for approximately $5.2 billion. The Company's stockholders will receive $46 for each share of NPS common stock they own.
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The investigation focuses on whether NPS' Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of NPS' shareholders.
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If you own common stock in NPS and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/NPSP or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at [email protected] or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330.
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