SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Announces The Filing Of A Class Action Lawsuit In Connection With The Sale Of American Farmland Company -- AFCO

STEVENSON, Md., Nov. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County on behalf of all common stockholders of American Farmland Company (NYSE MKT:AFCO) (“American Farmland” or the “Company”) opposing the proposed acquisition of American Farmland by Farmland Partners Inc.

The complaint seeks relief on behalf of the named plaintiff and all other similarly situated shareholders of American Farmland and asserts that the Company’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties by failing to maximize shareholder value and/or protect the interests of American Farmland shareholders.

If you currently own common stock of American Farmland and would like to learn more about this lawsuit and your ability to participate as a plaintiff, without cost or obligation to you, please visit our website at http://www.browerpiven.com/currentinvestigations.html.  You may also request more information by contacting Brower Piven either by email at hoffman@browerpiven.com or by telephone at (410) 415-6616.

Attorneys at Brower Piven have extensive experience in litigating securities and other class action cases and have been advocating for the rights of shareholders since the 1980s.

CONTACT:
Charles J. Piven 
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
1925 Old Valley Road
Stevenson, Maryland 21153
Telephone: 410-415-6616
hoffman@browerpiven.com

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