SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of AMCOL International Corporation (ACO) Over the Proposed

  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of AMCOL   International Corporation (ACO) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to   Imerys S.A.  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of AMCOL International Corporation.  Business Wire  NEW YORK -- February 13, 2014  Juan E. Monteverde, a partner at Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities firm headquartered in New York City, is investigating the Board of Directors of AMCOL International Corporation (“AMCOL” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ACO) for potential breaches of fiduciary duties in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to Imerys in a cash deal valued at approximately $1.6 billion. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, AMCOL’s stockholders will receive $41 for each share of AMCOL common stock they own.  Request more information now by clicking here: www.faruqilaw.com/ACO. There is no cost or obligation to you.  The investigation focuses on whether AMCOL’s Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to the Company’s stockholders by failing to conduct an adequate and fair sales process prior to agreeing to this proposed transaction, whether and by how much this proposed transaction undervalues the Company to the detriment of AMCOL’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 AMCOL and wish to obtain additional information and protect your investments free of charge, please visit us at www.faruqilaw.com/ACO or contact Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. either via e-mail at jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com or by telephone at (877) 247-4292 or (212) 983-9330.  Attorney Advertising. (C) 2014 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.  Contact:  Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP 369 Lexington Avenue, 10th Floor New York, NY 10017 Attn: Juan E. Monteverde, Esq. jmonteverde@faruqilaw.com Toll Free: (877) 247-4292 Phone: (212) 983-9330