Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE) Buyout

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R & L is a national law firm with decades of combined legal experience. R & L is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company’s agreement to be acquired by American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. for approximately $11.2 billion.

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Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (NYSE: COLE) Buyout

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. (“Cole” or the “Company”) (NYSE: COLE) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by American Realty Capital Properties, Inc.  (“ARCP”) (NASDAQ GS: ARCP) in a transaction valued at approximately $11.2 billion.

Under the terms of the agreement, public shareholders of Cole may elect to receive 1.0929 shares of ARCP common stock, or $13.82 in cash for each share of Cole they own.  Based on ARCP’s closing stock price on October 22, 2013, Cole shareholders who elected to receive ARCP shares would have received consideration valued at approximately $14.59 per share.

The investigation concerns whether Cole’s board of directors failed to adequately shop the Company and obtain the best possible value for Cole’s shareholders before entering into an agreement with ARCP.  

If you own the common stock of Cole and purchased your shares before October 23, 2013, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Seth Rigrodsky or Gina Serra at Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., 825 East Gate Boulevard, Suite 300, Garden City, New York 11530, by telephone at (888) 969-4242; by e-mail to info@rl-legal.com.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Garden City, New York, regularly prosecutes securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation, on behalf of shareholders in states and federal courts throughout the United States.

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R & L, with offices in Delaware and New York, litigates securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation and corporate governance litigation, including claims for breach of fiduciary duty and proxy violations in the Delaware Court of Chancery and in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

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