Securities Class Action Cases: Quarterly Disbursed Claims – Q1-2018

By Allison Gosman, Senior Marketing Specialist, Financial Recovery Technologies

In Q1-2018, over $1 billion of settlement funds were distributed across 40 settlements, an increase of over 40% from the $737m distributed in Q4-2017. For more information, contact your Financial Recovery Technologies representative or email us.

Top 5 Recently Settled Cases in Q1-2018 (in terms of settlement fund value)

  • ComScore, Inc. ($110m)
  • J.P. Morgan ($74.5m)
  • Marvell Technology Group Limited ($72.5m)
  • Terraform Global, Inc. ($57m)
  • Focus Media Fair Fund ($55.6m)

Top 5 Disbursed Cases in Q1-2018 (in terms of settlement fund value)

  • J.P. Morgan Chase & Company ($150m)
  • Cliffs Natural Resources ($84m)
  • Treasury Wine Estates ($49m)
  • Allco Australia ($40m)
  • Penn West Petroleum Limited ($26.5m)

Q1-2018 Disbursed Cases

Disbursement DateCase NameClaim DeadlineSettlement Fund
3/19/2018Bankrate, Inc.1/21/2017$20,000,000.00
3/13/2018JPMORGAN CHASE & COMPANY6/13/2016$150,000,000.00
3/9/2018VIVENDI, S.A.5/9/2013$0.00
2/26/2018ALLCO Australia6/30/2017$40,000,000.00
2/26/2018UNIVERSAL TRAVEL GROUP, INC.3/18/2017$4,075,000.00
2/23/2018CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES, INC.8/8/2016$84,000,000.00
2/20/2018CORPORATE RESOURCE SERVICES, INC.12/2/2017$1,650,000.00
2/14/2018TIBET PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.2/27/2017$2,075,000.00
2/13/2018COLONIAL BANCGROUP, INC.7/27/2015$7,900,000.00
2/13/2018NEUSTAR, INC.2/3/2016$2,625,000.00
2/9/2018HORTONWORKS, INC.,8/18/2017$1,100,000.00
2/8/2018PENN WEST PETROLEUM LIMITED11/14/2016$26,500,000.00
2/8/2018METLIFE, INC.,4/6/2017$9,750,000.00
2/6/2018PHOTOMEDEX, INC.9/10/2015$1,500,000.00
2/1/2018TREASURY WINE ESTATES$49,000,000.00
2/1/2018A10 NETWORKS, INC,2/10/2017$9,837,500.00
CASTLIGHT HEALTH, INC.11/1/2016$9,500,000.00
1/26/2018VITESSE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP11/24/2008$7,750,000.00
1/5/2018ITT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, INC.3/3/2016$12,537,500.00

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