Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Robbins LLP Announces That It Represents Investor in A Class Action Challenging Sigma-Aldrich’s Buyout

Robbins LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit on September 23, 2014, in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of St. Louis, Missouri, opposing the proposed acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) by Merck KGaA (XETRA: MRK). On September 22, 2014, the companies announced that Sigma-Aldrich and Merck signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Merck will acquire all outstanding shares of Sigma-Aldrich for $140.00 per share in cash. The complaint seeks relief on behalf of the named plaintiffs and all other similarly situated shareholders of Sigma-Aldrich. The named plaintiffs are represented by Robbins LLP.

Robbins LLP’s class action focuses on whether the board of directors at Sigma-Aldrich is undertaking a fair process to obtain maximum value and adequately compensate its shareholders.

If you wish to discuss this action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests can contact attorney Darnell R. Donahue at (800) 350-6003, or you can complete the form below and we will contact you directly.

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