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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 07/31/2017 (Other)

Filing Date: February 23, 2017

According to the Complaint, on January 9, 2017, Mars announced a definitive agreement (the “Merger Agreement”) to acquire all outstanding shares of VCA in a transaction valued at approximately $9.1 billion. Under the terms outlined in the Merger Agreement, Mars, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, MMI Holdings, Inc. (“Acquiror”), acquire all of the outstanding shares of VCA, with each share of VCA common stock being cancelled and converted into the right to receive $93 per share in cash (the “Proposed Transaction”).

The Complaint alleges in connection with the Proposed Transaction, defendants filed a materially incomplete and misleading proxy statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on February 15, 2017 .

Pursuant to a stipulation by the parties, this case was ordered dismissed on May 9, 2017.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Services
Industry: Personal Services
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: C.D. California
DOCKET #: 17-CV-01502
JUDGE: Hon. Jesus G. Bernal
DATE FILED: 02/23/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 01/09/2017
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/23/2017
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Levi & Korsinsky LLP (DC)
    1101 30th Street, NW; Suite 115, Levi & Korsinsky LLP (DC), DC 20007
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