SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of THE JONES GROUP INC. of Class Action Against Its Board of Directors In Connection With the Sale of the Company to Sycamore Partners -- JNY

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of The Jones Group Inc. ("The Jones Group" or "the Company") (NYSE:JNY) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Sycamore Partners. A complaint was filed in New York state court.

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Under the terms of transaction, The Jones Group shareholders will receive $15.00 in cash for each share they own for a total a transaction value of approximately $2.2 billion, including net debt. The claims concern whether the Company's Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Sycamore Partners is underpaying for The Jones Group shares. In particular, at least one analyst set a price target for JNY stock at $18.00 per share.

If you own The Jones Group common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit

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