NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 The Jones Group Inc. ("The Jones Group" or the "Company") (NYSE: JNY) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Sycamore Partners in a cash deal valued at approximately $2.2 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, The Jones Group's stockholders will receive $18.00 for each share of The Jones Group's common stock they own.
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The investigation focuses on whether The Jones Group's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of The Jones Group's shareholders.Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, throughout all phases of litigation. The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm's clients. To keep track of the latest securities litigation news, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MergerActivity or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FaruqiLaw. If you own common stock in The Jones Group and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/JNY or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. Contact: