Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of NBTY, Inc. (“NBTY” or the “Company”) (NYSE:NTY) concerning the sale of the Company to The Carlyle Group for $55.00 in cash for each share of common stock owned in a transaction valued at $3.8 billion.

The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the consideration to NBTY shareholders, the process by which the NBTY Board of Directors considered the transaction, and potential conflicts of interests among Board members. The Company’s stock was trading as high as $51.00 as recently as April 15, 2010.

If you are interested in discussing your rights as an NBTY shareholder, or have information relating to this investigation, please contact Finkelstein Thompson's Washington, DC offices at (877) 337-1050 or by email at

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