SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of ABIOMED, Inc. - ABMD

May 01, 2014, 15:28 ET from Pomerantz LLP

NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of ABIOMED, Inc. ("ABMD" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ABMD) (CUSIP: 003654100).  Investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.

The investigation concerns whether ABIOMED and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

On May 1, 2014, Company announced in a press release that "on April 25, 2014, ABIOMED received a subpoena from the Boston regional office of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General requesting materials relevant to the Company's reimbursement of expenses and remuneration to healthcare providers during the period of July 2012December 2012. The Office of Inspector General has informed the Company that the subpoena currently relates to a civil investigation."

On this news, shares of ABIOMED fell $1.32, or more than 5.57%, on intraday trading to $22.37, on unusually heavy trading volume.

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