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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Acme Packet, Inc. - APKT

Monday, February 04, 2013

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Acme Packet, Inc. - APKT12:06 EST Monday, February 04, 2013NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Acme Packet, Inc. ("Acme Packet" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: APKT) (ISIN: US0047641065) (CUSIP: 004764106) concerning the proposed acquisition of Acme Packet by Oracle Corporation in a transaction valued at approximately $1.7 Billion, net of Acme Packet's Cash.The investigation concerns whether the Acme Packet directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately shop the Company and maximize shareholder value.  Under the terms of the agreement, Acme Packet shareholders will be entitled to receive $29.25 per share in cash for each share of Acme Packet common stock.   However, the price is below a recent analyst target of $30.00 per share.Acme Packet shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.The firm is also investigating actions on behalf of shareholders for the following companies: Arbitron Inc., Net1 Ueps Technologies, Inc., Universal Technical Institute, Inc. K-Swiss, Inc., Neptune Technologies Bioressources, Inc., Telanetix, Inc., Somerset Hills Bancorp, and BioClinica Inc.The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 75 years later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of defrauded investors. See Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLPFor further information: Robert Willoughby, Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP, +1-212-661-1100 ext. 237,