Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Astex Pharmaceuticals” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: ASTX) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

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Under the terms of the transaction, Astex Pharmaceuticals shareholders will receive $8.50 for each share of Astex Pharmaceuticals stock they own. The investigation concerns whether the Astex Pharmaceuticals Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is underpaying for Astex Pharmaceuticals shares. In particular, at least one analyst set a price target of $13.00 per Astex Pharmaceuticals share.

If you own Astex Pharmaceuticals common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/astex-pharmaceuticals-astx/.

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