EQT Investors Seek Class Cert. In Suit Over $6.7B Merger

By Clark Mindock (April 5, 2021, 11:12 PM EDT) -- A group of investors have asked a Pennsylvania federal court to certify their class in a suit over the $6.7 billion merger between EQT Corp. and Rice Energy, which they say lost them millions as a result of misrepresentations.

Investors including lead plaintiffs Government of Guam Retirement Fund and Northeast Carpenters Pension Fund, asked Friday that the court certify a class of "many thousands" of EQT and Rice shareholders who they say lost millions because the company and its executives allegedly misrepresented the viability and successes of the merger, which was supposed to save the company billions through synergies that ended up not...

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