Bull & Lifshitz, LLP announces an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with the proposed acquisition of Bucyrus International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BUCY) (referred to as "Bucyrus" or the “Company”) by Caterpillar Inc. ("Caterpillar") in a cash transaction valued at approximately $8.6 billion including net debt.

Under the terms of the transaction, Bucyrus shareholders will receive $92 per share in cash for each share of stock they hold. Caterpillar will fund the acquisition through a combination of cash from the balance sheet, debt and up to $2 billion in equity. The transaction is expected to close in mid-2011.

Bull & Lifshitz, LLP's investigation is focused on whether the proposed deal provides adequate value to the Company’s shareholders.

If you are a holder of Bucyrus stock and want to discuss your legal rights, you may e-mail or call Bull & Lifshitz, LLP who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions.

If you are a shareholder of Bucyrus and would like more information about our investigation, please contact Joshua M. Lifshitz, Esq. by telephone at (866) 313-6222 or by sending an e-mail including your contact information to: counsel@nyclasslaw.com. All e-mail correspondence should make reference to Bucyrus.

Bull & Lifshitz, LLP is a New York City-based law firm with significant experience representing investors in merger-related shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and securities fraud class actions. For more information about the firm, please visit our website at www.nyclasslaw.com.

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