Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of The Timberland Company (“Timberland” or the “Company”) (NYSE: TBL) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by VF Corporation. Under the terms of the offer, Timberland shareholders will receive $43.00 in cash for each share of the Company's common stock held in a transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.

The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the consideration to Timberland shareholders, the process by which the Board of Directors considered the transaction, and potential conflicts of interests among Timberland Board members. In particular, shares of Timberland stock traded as high as $45.72 as recently as April 28, 2011.

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

Finkelstein Thompson LLP has spent over three decades delivering outstanding representation to institutional and individual clients in financial litigation, and has been appointed as lead or co-lead counsel in dozens of shareholder class actions. Indeed, the firm has served in leadership roles in cases that have recovered over $1 billion for investors and consumers.

To learn more about Finkelstein Thompson LLP, please visit our web site at www.finkelsteinthompson.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

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