Finkelstein Thompson LLP is investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of Ameron International Corp. (“Ameron” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AMN) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by National Oilwell Varco Inc. Under the terms of the offer, Ameron shareholders will receive $85.00 in cash for each share they own. The transaction is valued at approximately $772 million, and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2011. The investigation is focused on the potential unfairness of the consideration to Ameron shareholders, the process by which the Board of Directors considered the transaction, and potential conflicts of interests among Ameron Board members. According to Yahoo! Finance, at least one analyst has set a price target of $90 for the Company’s shares. If you are interested in discussing your rights as an Ameron shareholder, or have information relating to this investigation, please contact Finkelstein Thompson's Washington, DC offices at (877) 337-1050 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.