The information contained on this website is only a summary of the information presented in more detail in the Notice of Pendency of Class Action, Proposed Class Action Settlement, and Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Expenses. Because this website is just a summary, you should review the Notice for additional details.
Summary of the Action
The Notice relates to a proposed settlement of the Action (the “Settlement”), and a hearing to be held by the Court to consider: (i) whether the Settlement should be approved; (ii) whether the proposed plan for allocating the proceeds of the Settlement (the “Plan of Allocation”) should be approved; and (iii) Lead Counsel’s application for attorneys’ fees and expenses. The Notice describes important rights you may have and what steps you must take if you wish to participate in the Settlement, wish to object, or wish to be excluded from the Class.
Subject to Court approval, Lead Plaintiff, on behalf of the Class, has agreed to settle the Action in exchange for a payment of $8,250,000 (the “Settlement Amount”), which will be deposited into an Escrow Account and may earn interest (the “Settlement Fund”). The Net Settlement Fund (as defined below) will be distributed to Class Members according to the Court-approved plan of allocation (the “Plan of Allocation” or “Plan”). The proposed Plan of Allocation is set forth on pages 24-32 of the Notice.
If you are a Class Member, your legal rights will be affected by this Settlement whether you act or do not act.
The Settlement Class consists of:
All persons or entities that purchase or otherwise acquired shares of common stock of Helios, during the Class Period of August 15, 2017 and July 26, 2018, inclusive.
Please read the Notice to fully to understand your rights and options.
If you are a member of the Settlement Class, in order to be potentially eligible to receive a payment from the Settlement, you must submit a Claim Form with adequate supporting documentation by mail postmarked no later than July 7, 2021.
If the Settlement is approved by the Court, payments to eligible claimants will be made only after the completion of all claims processing. Please be patient, as this process will take some time to complete.
|YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND OPTIONS IN THIS SETTLEMENT:
|SUBMIT A CLAIM FORM BY JULY 7, 2021
||The only way to get a payment. See FAQ "How can I receive a payment?" for details.
|EXCLUDE YOURSELF FROM THE CLASS BY APRIL 15, 2021
||Get no payment. This is the only option that, assuming your claim is timely brought, might allow you to ever bring or be part of any other lawsuit against the Individual Defendants or the other Released Defendant Parties concerning the Released Claims. See FAQ "How do I exclude myself from the Class?".
|OBJECT BY APRIL 15, 2021
||Write to the Court about why you do not like the Settlement, the Plan of Allocation, or the Fee and Expense Application. If you object, you will still be a member of the Class. See FAQ "What is the difference between objecting and seeking exclusion?" for details.
|GO TO A HEARING ON MAY 13, 2021 AND FILE A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPEAR BY APRIL 15, 2021
||Ask to speak in Court at the Settlement Hearing about the Settlement. See FAQ "May I speak at the Settlement Hearing?" for details.
||Get no payment AND give up your rights to bring your own individual action.
How do I obtain more information?
More detailed information about the Action and the Settlement is contained in the Notice. If you have questions, you may contact the Claims Administrator by calling toll-free 1-833-707-1451 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or mailing a letter to:
Helios and Matheson Analytics Securities Litigation
c/o JND Legal Administration
P.O. Box 91384
Seattle, WA 98111
Inquiries should NOT be directed to the Court or the Clerk of the Court.