NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. ("Clayton" or the "Company") (NYSE: CWEI) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Noble Energy, Inc. ("Noble").

Under the terms of the offer, Noble would acquire Clayton in a transaction valued at approximately $3.2 billion.  Pursuant to the terms of the transaction, Clayton shareholders would receive the election of one of the following per share: (i) 3.7222 shares of Noble; (ii) $34.75 in cash and 2.7874 Noble shares; or (iii) $138.39 in cash. 

Our investigation concerns whether the Clayton board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the Company, disclosing all material benefits and costs, and obtaining full and fair consideration for Company stockholders. 

If you own Clayton shares and wish to discuss this matter with us, or have any questions concerning your rights and interests with regard to this matter, please contact:

Robert I. Harwood, Esq.
Benjamin I. Sachs-Michaels, Esq.
Harwood Feffer LLP
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New York, New York 10022
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