Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of Ryland Group, Inc. ("Ryland" or the "Company") (NYSE:RYL) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with the sale of the Company to Standard Pacific Corp. for approximately $1 billion. Ryland shareholders will receive 1.0191 shares of Standard Pacific common stock for each share of Ryland common stock (which would be 5.0957 shares prior to giving effect to the Standard Pacific reverse stock split). Based on Standard Pacific's closing price on June 25, 2015, that would be about $47.10 in value. However, at least one analyst has set a price target of $55.00 for the Company, and Ryland shares have traded as high as $49.66 over the past year. Click here for more information: www.faruqilaw.com/RYL . There is no cost or obligation to you. The investigation focuses on whether Ryland's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company's stockholders by failing to conduct a fair sales process and whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of Ryland's shareholders. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and consumer litigation, throughout all phases of litigation. The firm has an experienced trial team which has achieved significant victories on behalf of the firm's clients. To keep track of the latest securities litigation news, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MergerActivity or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FaruqiLaw. If you own common stock in Ryland and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/RYL or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330. Attorney Advertising. (C) 2015 Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP ( www.faruqilaw.com). Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter. We are happy to discuss your particular case.