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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 11/07/2017 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: March 18, 2016

According to the law firm press release, Mentor Graphics develops, manufactures and distributes electronic design automation (“EDA”) products – computer software and emulation hardware systems – worldwide, primarily to large companies in the communications, computer, consumer electronics, semiconductor, networking, multimedia, military and aerospace, and transportation industries.

The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, defendants made false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose adverse information regarding Mentor Graphics’ business and prospects, including that: (a) Mentor Graphics’ customers were delaying or declining extended license agreements or demanding price concessions from the Company due to the unprecedented level of mergers and acquisitions in 2015 and earlier; (b) demand for Mentor Graphics’ emulation products had slowed as a result of the anticipated introduction of competitive products, notwithstanding defendants’ assertions that it would be a long time before any competitor could release a competitive virtual emulation product; and (c) early customer contract renewals and related bookings had the effect of moving expected bookings and revenue from future periods to earlier periods, and were not, as defendants reported, a sign that demand was strong and increasing. As a result of these false and misleading statements and/or omissions, Mentor Graphics common stock traded at artificially inflated prices of over $27 per share during the Class Period.

On July 11, 2016, the Court issued an Order appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel. Lead Plaintiff filed a consolidated complaint on August 10. The complaint was dismissed without prejudice with leave to amend by the Court on August 23, 2017.

An amended complaint was filed on October 18, 2017.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Technology
Industry: Software & Programming
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

Ticker Symbol: MENT
Company Market: NASDAQ
Market Status: Public (Listed)

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COURT: D. Oregon
DOCKET #: 16-CV-00470
JUDGE: Hon. Anna J. Brown
DATE FILED: 03/18/2016
CLASS PERIOD START: 08/21/2014
CLASS PERIOD END: 11/19/2015
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Holzer & Holzer, LLC
    1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite E-107, Holzer & Holzer, LLC, GA 30338
    770.392.0090 770.392-0029 · mfistel@holzerlaw.com
  2. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Francisco)
    100 Pine Street, Suite 2600, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Francisco), CA 94111
    415.288.4545 415.288.4534 ·
  3. Stoll, Stoll, Berne, Lokting & Schlachter
    209 South West Oak Street, Stoll, Stoll, Berne, Lokting & Schlachter, OR 97204
    503.227.1600 503.227.6840 · info@ssbls.com
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COURT: D. Oregon
DOCKET #: 16-CV-00470
JUDGE: Hon. Anna J. Brown
DATE FILED: 10/18/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 08/21/2014
CLASS PERIOD END: 11/19/2015
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Francisco)
    100 Pine Street, Suite 2600, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Francisco), CA 94111
    415.288.4545 415.288.4534 ·
  2. Stoll, Stoll, Berne, Lokting & Schlachter
    209 South West Oak Street, Stoll, Stoll, Berne, Lokting & Schlachter, OR 97204
    503.227.1600 503.227.6840 · info@ssbls.com
No Document Title Filing Date