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ATHLON ENERGY (ATHL) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Seeking More Cash for Shareholders of Athlon Energy Inc.

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Andrews & Springer LLC, a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against the Board of Directors of Athlon Energy Inc. (NYSE:ATHL) (“Athlon” or the “Company”) relating to the sale of the Company to Encana Corporation (“Encana”). On September 29, 2014, the two companies announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Encana will acquire Athlon in a merger via a tender offer. As a result of the merger, Athlon shareholders are only anticipated to receive $58.50 per share in cash in exchange for each share of Athlon they own.

Andrews & Springer’s investigation has uncovered that the process leading up to the announcement of the merger appears to have some substantial conflicts of interest, thus making the process and consideration unfair. As indicated by the Company, Athlon’ senior management, along with Apollo Management, who control 35.8% of Athlon have already entered into an agreement to tender their shares. The consideration Athlon shareholders are expected to receive is also inadequate. While the Company claims that shareholders will receive a premium for their shares, analysts at Yahoo! Finance have set a $66.00 per share price target for Athlon, which is approximately 12.8% more than what Athlon shareholders are expected to receive.

If you own shares of Athlon and want to receive additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at http://www.andrewsspringer.com/cases-investigations/ATHL or contact Craig J. Springer, Esq. at cspringer@andrewsspringer.com, or call toll free at 1-800-423-6013. You may also follow us on LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/company/andrews-&-springer-llc, Twitter – www.twitter.com/AndrewsSpringer or Facebook – www.facebook.com/AndrewsSpringer for future updates.

Andrews & Springer is a boutique securities class action law firm representing shareholders nationwide who are victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty or corporate misconduct. Having formerly defended some of the largest financial institutions in the world, our founding members use their valuable knowledge, experience, and superior skill for the sole purpose of achieving positive results for investors. These traits are the hallmarks of our innovative approach to each case our Firm decides to prosecute. For more information please visit our website at www.andrewsspringer.com. This notice may constitute Attorney Advertising.

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