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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 09/21/2017 (Stipulation and order of dismissal (voluntary dismissal))

Filing Date: August 04, 2017

According to the Complaint, on July 18, 2017, Rocket Fuel issued a press release announcing that it had entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) to sell Rocket Fuel to Sizmek.

On August 2, 2017, Rocket Fuel filed a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 (the “Recommendation Statement”) with the SEC. The Complaint alleges the Recommendation Statement, which recommends that Rocket Fuel stockholders tender their shares in favor of the Proposed Transaction, omits or misrepresents material information concerning, among other things: (i) the data and inputs underlying the financial valuation analyses that support the fairness opinion provided by the Company’s financial advisor, Needham & Company, LLC (“Needham”); and (ii) Rocket Fuel insiders’ potential conflicts of interest.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Services
Industry: Advertising
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: N.D. California
DOCKET #: 17-CV-04454
JUDGE: Hon. James Donato
DATE FILED: 08/04/2017
CLASS PERIOD START: 07/18/2017
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/04/2017
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. WeissLaw LLP (Beverly Hills)

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