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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Abengoa, S.A. to Contact Brower Piven Before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit – ABGB

STEVENSON, Md., Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Abengoa, S.A. (“Abengoa” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ABGB) American Depositary Shares (ADSs) during the period between November 12, 2014 and August 2, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until October 9, 2015 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff.

If you have suffered a loss from investment in Abengoa ADSs purchased on or after November 12, 2014 and held through the revelation of negative information during and/or at the end of the Class Period, as described below, and would like to learn more about this lawsuit and your ability to participate as a lead plaintiff, without cost or obligation to you, please visit our website at http://www.browerpiven.com/currentsecuritiescases.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. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Members of the Class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff.

If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the Class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement for the Class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in Company ADSs during the Class Period. Brower Piven also encourages anyone with information regarding the Company’s conduct during the period in question to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

The complaint accuses the defendants of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the defendants’ failure to disclose during the Class Period the Company’s liquidity issues.

According to the complaint, following the Company’s July 31, 2015 announcement that it would lower its free cash flow guidance and divest itself of 400 million euros in assets and its August 3, 2015 announcement of a share issuance plan to raise 650 million euros, along with an asset divestiture totaling 500 million euros, the value of Abengoa ADSs declined significantly.

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. If you choose to retain counsel, you may retain Brower Piven without financial obligation or cost to you, or you may retain other counsel of your choice. You need take no action at this time to be a member of the class.

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

Source: Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation