HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE)

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc.

NEW YORK--()--Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (“Hawaiian Electric” or the “Company”) (NYSE:HE) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to NextEra Energy, Inc. (“NextEra”) (NYSE:NEE) for approximately $2.6 billion in a cash and stock transaction. The Company’s stockholders will receive 0.2413 NextEra shares, and a one-time cash dividend payment of $0.50 for each share of Hawaiian Electric common stock they own.

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The investigation focuses on whether Hawaiian Electric’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Hawaiian Electric’s shareholders.

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If you own common stock in Hawaiian Electric and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/HE or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330.

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Attn: Juan E. Monteverde, Esq.
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HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (HE) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to NextEra Energy

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