Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announces Sanofi-Aventis Securities Litigation Business Wire NEW YORK -- October 22, 2013 The following statement is being issued by Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP pursuant to an order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York: x : Civil Action No. 1:07-cv-10279-GBD In re SANOFI-AVENTIS SECURITIES LITIGATION : : CLASS ACTION : : This Document Relates To: ECF CASE : : ALL ACTIONS. SUMMARY NOTICE x ALL PERSONS WHO PURCHASED SANOFI-AVENTIS SA (“SANOFI”) AMERICAN TO: DEPOSITORY RECEIPTS (“ADRs”) DURING THE TIME PERIOD FEBRUARY 24, 2006 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2007 (THE “CLASS PERIOD”), INCLUSIVE YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED, pursuant to an Order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, that a hearing will be held on January 9, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., before the Honorable George B. Daniels, United States District Judge, at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, Courtroom 11A, New York, New York 10007, for the purpose of determining: (1) whether the proposed settlement of the claims in the Litigation for the principal amount of $40,000,000.00 should be approved by the Court as fair, reasonable, and adequate; (2) whether a Final Judgment and Order of Dismissal with Prejudice should be entered by the Court dismissing the Litigation with prejudice; (3) whether the Plan of Allocation is fair, reasonable, and adequate and should be approved; and (4) whether the application of Plaintiff’s counsel for the payment of attorneys’ fees and expenses and the Representative Plaintiffs’ expenses in connection with this Litigation should be approved. IF YOU PURCHASED ANY SANOFI ADRs DURING THE TIME PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 24, 2006 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2007, INCLUSIVE, YOUR RIGHTS MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE SETTLEMENT OF THIS LITIGATION, INCLUDING THE RELEASE AND EXTINGUISHMENT OF CLAIMS YOU MAY POSSESS RELATING TO YOUR PURCHASE OF SANOFI ADRs DURING THE CLASS PERIOD. If you have not received a detailed Notice of Pendency of Class Action and Proposed Settlement, Motion for Attorneys’ Fees and Settlement Fairness Hearing (“Notice”) and a copy of the Proof of Claim form, you may obtain copies by writing to Sanofi-Aventis Securities Litigation, Claims Administrator, c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC, P.O. Box 990, Corte Madera, CA 94976-0990, or on the Internet at www.gilardi.com. If you are a Class Member, in order to share in the distribution of the Net Settlement Fund, you must submit a Proof of Claim no later than January 14, 2014, establishing that you are entitled to recovery. If you purchased Sanofi ADRs and you desire to be excluded from the Class, you must submit a request for exclusion postmarked no later than December 16, 2013, in the manner and form explained in the detailed Notice referred to above. All Members of the Class who do not timely and validly request exclusion from the Class will be bound by any judgment entered in the Litigation pursuant to the Settlement Agreement. Any objection to the settlement must be received by each of the following recipients no later than December 16, 2013: CLERK OF THE COURT UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse 500 Pearl Street New York, NY 10007 Class Counsel: ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP TOR GRONBORG ELLEN GUSIKOFF STEWART TRIG SMITH LAURIE LARGENT 655 W. Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 Counsel for Defendants: CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON LLP LEWIS LIMAN AVRAM LUFT One Liberty Plaza New York, NY 10006 PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT OR THE CLERK’S OFFICE REGARDING THIS NOTICE. If you have any questions about the settlement, you may contact Class Counsel at the address listed above. BY ORDER OF THE COURT DATED: September 20, 2013 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK Contact: Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Tor Gronberg, 619-231-1058
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP Announces Sanofi-Aventis Securities Litigation
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