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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 10/27/2017 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: August 03, 2017

According to the law firm press release, Advisory Board is a provider of software and solutions to the higher education and healthcare industries. On January 9, 2015, Advisory Board completed the acquisition of Royall & Company (“Royall”), described as the higher-education leader in strategic, data-driven student engagement and enrollment management solutions, financial aid optimization, and alumni fundraising.

The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, defendants made materially false and misleading statements and/or failed to disclose adverse information regarding Advisory Board’s business and operations, including that there were severe integration problems associated with Advisory Board’s acquisition of Royall and, as a consequence of these integration problems, defendants had no basis to increase the revenue guidance for Royall during the Class Period. As a result of defendants’ false statements and/or omissions, Advisory Board common stock traded at artificially inflated prices during the Class Period.

On October 27, 2017, Lead Plaintiffs and Counsel were appointed.


Sector: Services
Industry: Business Services
Headquarters: United States


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

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COURT: S.D. New York
DOCKET #: 17-CV-05886
JUDGE: Hon. Lewis A. Kaplan
DATE FILED: 08/03/2017
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/23/2016
  1. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (Melville)
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  2. VanOverbeke Michaud & Timmony, P.C.
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