ATHLON ENERGY INC. INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Athlon Energy Inc. (ATHL) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Encana Corporation (ECA)

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Athlon Energy 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 Athlon Energy Inc. (“Athlon” or the “Company”) (NYSE:ATHL) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Encana Corporation (“Encana”) (ECA) for approximately $7.1 billion. The Company’s stockholders will only receive $58.50 for each share of Athlon common stock they own. However, some analysts have set a price target for the Company as high as $65.00 per share. The offer from Encana is set to expire at 12:00 midnight, New York City time on November 7, 2014.

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The investigation focuses on whether Athlon’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 Athlon’s shareholders.

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If you own common stock in Athlon and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/ATHL 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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ATHLON ENERGY INC. INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is Investigating Athlon Energy Inc. (ATHL) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Encana Corporation (ECA)

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