Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. Securities Litigation (2011)

According to the Complaint, Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. ("GMCR" or the "Company") and its subsidiaries operate in the specialty coffee and coffee maker businesses. The Company has achieved significant growth in recent years, driven by sales from its popular Keurig single-cup brewing system, which uses "K-Cup" portion packs to brew single servings of coffee and other beverages.

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Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. : Allergan, Inc. Derivative Securities Litigation

This action stems from the illicit insider trading and front-running scheme that caused billions of dollars in damages. During the Class Period, Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., PS Management GP, LLC, William Ackman, PS Fund 1, LLC ("PS Fund 1"), Pershing Square, L.P., Pershing Square II, L.P., Pershing Square GP, LLC , Pershing Square International and Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (collectively, "Pershing"), through a funding vehicle named PS Fund 1 purchased over 14 million Allergan shares at prices as low as $117.91 per share for a total cost of approximately $2 billion. Pershing's purchases were based upon inside information concerning Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s ("Valeant") plans to launch a hostile takeover and tender offer for Allergan, and allowed Pershing to reap enormous profits at the expense of Plaintiff and other members of the Class.

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Alliance MMA, Inc. Securities Litigation

According to the law firm press release, the lawsuit alleges defendants in connection with Alliance MMA's initial public offering made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) the condensed consolidated financial statements for the three months ended June 30, 2016 could not be relied upon because of an error in recognizing as compensation transfers of common stock by an affiliate of Alliance MMA to individuals who were at the time of transfer, or subsequently became, officers, directors or consultants of Alliance MMA; (2) the condensed consolidated financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2016 could not be relied upon because of an error in recognizing as compensation transfers of common stock by an affiliate of Alliance MMA to individuals who were at the time of transfer, or subsequently became, officers, directors or consultants of Alliance MMA; and (3) as a result, defendants' statements about Alliance MMA's business, operations, and prospects were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times. When the true details entered the market, the lawsuit claims that investors suffered damages.

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Gas Natural Inc. Securities Litigation

On October 8, 2016, the Company entered into an agreement and plan of merger, to be acquired by FR Bison Holdings, Inc. ("Parent") through its wholly-owned subsidiary, FR Bison Merger Sub, Inc. ("Merger Sub"). Parent and Merger Sub are affiliates of First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II, L.P. (First Reserve) and were formed by First Reserve in order to acquire the Company. Subject to the terms and conditions of the merger agreement, Merger Sub will merge with and into the Company and theCompany will continue as the surviving corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent. Shareholders will receive $13.10 in cash without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes, for each share of common stock, $0.15 par value per share, of the Company that they own immediately prior to the effective time of the merger.

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Genworth Financial Incorporated Securities Litigation

According to the Complaint, on October 23, 2016, Genworth and China Oceanwide announced that they had reached a definitive Agreement and Plan of Merger ("Merger Agreement") whereby Merger Sub will merge with and into Genworth, with Genworth continuing on as the surviving corporation. Pursuant to the Merger, each issued and outstanding share of Genworth common stock will be cancelled and automatically converted into the right to receive $5.43 in cash ("Merger Consideration"). The Proposed Transaction is valued at approximately $2.7 billion.

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