FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP)

RM Law is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of FairPoint Communications, Inc. (“FairPoint” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FRP) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law related to the Company’s efforts to sell the Company to Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. in a transaction valued at approximately $1.5 billion.

If you own shares of FairPoint and would like to learn more about this class action or if you wish to discuss these matters and have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights, contact Richard A. Maniskas, Esquire toll-free at (877) 316-3218 or to sign up online, visit: www.rmclasslaw.com/cases/frp. You may also email Mr. Maniskas at rmaniskas@rmclasslaw.com.

Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of FairPoint will receive 0.7300 shares of Consolidated Communications common stock for each share of FairPoint common stock.

Our investigation concerns possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law by the Board of Directors of FairPoint or not acting in the Company’s shareholders’ best interests in connection with the sale process.