Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation of Acquisition by TPG

July 16, 2012

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of Par Pharmaceutical Companies, Inc. (“Par” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PRX) breached its fiduciary duty to its shareholders in agreeing to sell Par to an affiliate of TPG.

Under the terms of the agreement, Par shareholders will receive $50.00 in cash for each share they own.  The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the price to Par shareholders and the process by which the Par Board of Directors considered and approved the transaction.

If you are interested in discussing your rights as a Par stockholder, with no obligation or cost to you, please contact U. Seth Ottensoser at:  (877) 779-1414 or Ottensoser@bernlieb.com.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP has pursued hundreds of securities, consumer and shareholder rights cases and recovered over $3 billion for its clients.  It has been named to The National Law Journal’s “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” in each of the last nine years.