INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of BEAM, INC. of Class Action Against Company's Board of Directors In Connection With the Sale of the Company to Suntory Holdings Ltd. -- BEAM

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NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Beam, Inc. ("Beam, Inc." or "the Company") (NYSE:BEAM) 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 Suntory Holdings Ltd. A complaint was filed in Illinois state court.

Click here to learn more about the action http://zlk.9nl.com/beam-inc-beam, or call: 877-363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Under the terms of the transaction, Beam shareholders will receive $83.50 for each share of Beam stock they own. The transaction has a total approximate value of $16 billion, including the assumption of debt. The claims concern whether the Beam Board breached their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before agreeing to enter into this transaction, and whether Suntory Holdings Ltd. is underpaying for Beam shares.

If you own Beam common stock and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://zlk.9nl.com/beam-inc-beam.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington D.C. The firm's 26 attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities and shareholder lawsuits. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
         Joseph Levi, Esq.
         Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
         30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
         New York, NY 10004
         Tel: (212) 363-7500
         Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
         Fax: (866) 367-6510
         www.zlk.com

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