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NASDAQ:ATHN Investor Alert: Lawsuit Filed Against the Acquisition of Athenahealth, Inc.

A lawsuit was filed for investors in shares of athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN) in connection with the proposed takeover.


San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/14/2019 -- An investor, who currently holds shares of athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), filed a lawsuit against the takeover of athenahealth, Inc.

Investors who purchased shares of athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN) and currently hold any of those NASDAQ: ATHN shares have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.

The plaintiff alleges that the defendants breached their fiduciary duties owed to NASDAQ: ATHN stockholders by agreeing to sell athenahealth, Inc. cheaply via an unfair process.

On November 12, 2018, athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN), Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital announced that they have entered into an agreement under which an affiliate of Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital will acquire athenahealth for approximately $5.7 billion in cash. Under the terms of the agreement, athenahealth shareholders will receive $135 in cash per share.

However, plaintiff claims that the proposed consideration NASDAQ: ATHN shareholders will receive is grossly inadequate and undervalues athenahealth, Inc. Indeed, at least one analyst has set the high target price for NASDAQ: ATHN shares at $179 per share and given that NASDAQ: ATHN shares traded in the open market as recently as July 2018 as high as $162.54 per share. athenahealth, Inc. reported that its annual Total Revenue rose from over $1.08 billion in 2016 to over $1.22 billion in 2017 and that its Net Income increased from $21 million in 2016 to $53.1 million in 2017. In addition, the plaintiff alleges that the process is also unfair NASDAQ: ATHN stockholders

Those who are current investors in athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHN) shares have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

Shareholders Foundation, Inc.
Michael Daniels
3111 Camino Del Rio North - Suite 423
92108 San Diego
Phone: +1-(858)-779-1554
Fax: +1-(858)-605-5739

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