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Faruqi & Faruqi Announces Filing Of Class Action Lawsuit Against Equal Energy Ltd.

Stocks in this article: EQU

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, on behalf of all shareholders of Equal Energy Ltd. ("Equal Energy" or the "Company") (NYSE: EQU) who held common stock on or before December 9, 2013, the day the Company agreed to be acquired, in connection with the proposed acquisition of the Company by Petroflow Energy Corporation.

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If you wish to obtain information concerning this action, you can do so by clicking here: http://www.faruqilaw.com/equ

On December 9, 2013, Equal Energy announced that it had entered into an arrangement agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") under which Petroflow will acquire all outstanding shares of stock of Equal Energy (the "Proposed Transaction"). Pursuant to the Proposed Transaction, for each share of Equal Energy common stock they currently own Equal Energy's stockholders will receive $5.43 in cash.  The total value of the Proposed Transaction is approximately $230 million.

The complaint charges Equal Energy, its board of directors (the "Board"), and Petroflow with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") and breaches of fiduciary duties for failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to the Proposed Transaction.

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.

If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than March 31, 2014 .  Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member.  If you wish to discuss this action, or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact:

Juan E. Monteverde, Esq.  FARUQI & FARUQI, LLP  369 Lexington Ave  10th Floor  New York, NY 10017  Telephone: (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330 E-mail: jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com

SOURCE Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP

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