Smithfield Foods, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Announces Investigation of Acquisition by Shuanghui International Holdings Limited

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is investigating whether the Board of Directors of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (“Smithfield Foods” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SFD) breached its fiduciary duty to its shareholders in agreeing to sell Smithfield Foods to Shuanghui International Holdings Limited.

Under the terms of the agreement, Smithfield Foods shareholders will receive $34.00 in cash for each share they own.  The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the price to Smithfield Foods shareholders and the process by which the Smithfield Foods Board of Directors considered and approved the transaction.

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

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 ten years.