Insight and in-depth analysis into participation in strategic US opt-out cases
Evaluate private action recovery opportunities
Private shareholder litigation has proven to be a source of significant value for investors.
If you have been damaged in a case, you may not fully benefit from remaining a member of the class and passively filing a claim. Pursuing a private action may instead allow you to maximize your potential recovery. Opting out, however, does not come without challenges: identifying and evaluating possible private actions, meeting a minimum loss threshold to participate or having the time to sift through a myriad of opportunities from multiple and competing law firms.
FRT is here to help. Our US Opt-Out Monitoring Service is designed to meet the changing landscape of shareholder litigation by providing analysis and participation assistance for private litigations and opportunities to opt-out of a settled class action. With our class action experience and expertise, we enable institutional investors to make timely informed participation decisions and maximize their recoveries.
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