NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. ("Piedmont" or the "Company") (NYSE: PNY) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Duke Energy Corporation ("Duke").
Under the terms of the offer, Duke would acquire Piedmont in a transaction valued at approximately $4.9 billion. Pursuant to the deal, Piedmont stockholders would receive $60.00 in cash per share.
Our investigation concerns whether the Piedmont 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 Piedmont 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
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