NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Plains Exploration & Production Company ("PXP" or the "Company") (NYSE:PXP) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. ("FCX") (NYSE:FCX). A complaint was filed in Delaware state court.
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Under the terms of the transaction, PXP shareholders will receive 0.6531 shares of FCX common stock and $25.00 in cash for each share of PXP stock they own, representing a total consideration of $50.00 per PXP share. The claims concern whether the PXP Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this agreement with FCX. In particular, at least one analyst set a price target for PXP stock at $78.00 per share.
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