Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Atlas Energy, LP (“Atlas Energy” or “the Company”) (NYSE: ATLS) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Targa Resources Partners LP (“Targa”) (NYSE: NGLS). Click here to learn more about the investigation: http://zlk.9nl.com/atlas-energy-atls. Under the terms of the transaction, Atlas Energy shareholders will receive $9.12 in cash, 0.1809 of a share of Targa Resources, and a pro-rata share in Atlas Energy’s distributed non-midstream assets. The investigation concerns whether the Board of Atlas Energy breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Targa is underpaying for Atlas Energy shares. If you own Atlas Energy common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at email@example.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/atlas-energy-atls. Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington D.C. The firm’s 28 attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.