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Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) Investor Alert: Lawsuit over Alleged Breaches of Fiduciary Duties Filed

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Updated 11:30 AM CST, Thu, February 08,2018

A lawsuit was filed by an investor in Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) shares over alleged wrongdoing at Pilgrim’s Pride and NASDAQ:PPC stockholders should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

San Diego, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/08/2018 -- The Shareholders Foundation announces that an investor in shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) filed a lawsuit over breaches of fiduciary duties by certain directors at Pilgrim's Pride.

Investors who purchased shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC) and currently hold any of those NASDAQ:PPC shares have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation at or call +1(858) 779 - 1554.

According to the complaint the plaintiff alleges that certain defendants breached their fiduciary duties when the entered into the agreement for Pilgrim's Pride to acquired Moy Park.

On September 11, 2017, Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (Nasdaq:PPC) announced that it has acquired Moy Park, a leading poultry and prepared foods supplier with operations in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe, from JBS S.A., in a transaction valuing the equity interest of Moy Park at approximately $1.0 billion (or approximately £790 million based on a 1.31 exchange rate as of September 8, 2017), implying an enterprise value of approximately $1.3 billion (or approximately £1.0 billion). The transaction was approved by a Special Committee of the Pilgrim's Board of Directors. Comprised entirely of independent equity directors elected to the Board by a vote controlled by the shareholders unaffiliated with JBS S.A., the Special Committee was delegated the full authority of the Pilgrim's Boards of Directors with respect to the transaction.

Those who purchased shares of Pilgrim's Pride Corporation (NASDAQ:PPC), have certain options and should contact the Shareholders Foundation.

Shareholders Foundation, Inc.
Michael Daniels
3111 Camino Del Rio North - Suite 423
92108 San Diego
Phone: +1-(858)-779-1554
Fax: +1-(858)-605-5739

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