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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 01/18/2019 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: March 28, 2018

Patterson Companies, Inc. ("Patterson") is one of the nation's only full-service distributors of dental products. The Company distributes its products mainly through two subsidiaries—Patterson Dental and Patterson Animal Health.

The Complaint alleges that, throughout the Class Period, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company's business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants allegedly made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) Defendants were engaged in a fraudulent and illegal price-fixing conspiracy; (2) the Company's revenue and earnings were fraudulently inflated by the illegal scheme; (3) the scheme was aimed at prohibiting sales to and price negotiations by group purchasing organizations ("GPOs") that represented small and independent dental practices; (4) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants' statements about Patterson's business, operations, and prospects were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On August 30, 2018, the Court issued an Order appointing Lead Plaintiffs and Counsel. Lead Plaintiffs filed an amended Complaint on November 9.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Medical Equipment & Supplies
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: D. Minnesota
DOCKET #: 18-CV-00871
JUDGE: Hon. Michael J. Davis
DATE FILED: 03/28/2018
CLASS PERIOD START: 06/26/2015
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/28/2018
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Robins Kaplan LLP
    800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800, Robins Kaplan LLP, MN 55402
    612.349.8500 612.349.4181 ·
  2. Saxena White PA (Boca Raton)
    2424 N. Federal Highway, Suite 257, Saxena White PA (Boca Raton), FL 33431
    561.394.3399 561.394.3399 ·
No Document Title Filing Date
COURT: D. Minnesota
DOCKET #: 18-CV-00871
JUDGE: Hon. Michael J. Davis
DATE FILED: 11/09/2018
CLASS PERIOD START: 06/26/2013
CLASS PERIOD END: 02/28/2018
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson
    10059 Northwest 1st Court, Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen & Levinson, FL 33324
    954.916.1202 954.916.1232 ·
  2. Reinhardt, Wendorf & Blanchfield Attorneys at Law
    E-1000 First National Bank Building, 332 Minnesota Street, Reinhardt, Wendorf & Blanchfield Attorneys at Law, MN 55101
    800.465.1592 651.297.6543 · info@ralawfirm.com
  3. Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Diego)
    655 West Broadway, Suite 1900, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP (San Diego), CA 92101
    619.231.1058 619.231.7423 ·
  4. Robins Kaplan LLP
    800 LaSalle Avenue, Suite 2800, Robins Kaplan LLP, MN 55402
    612.349.8500 612.349.4181 ·
  5. Saxena White PA (Boca Raton)
    2424 N. Federal Highway, Suite 257, Saxena White PA (Boca Raton), FL 33431
    561.394.3399 561.394.3399 ·
No Document Title Filing Date
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