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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 10/05/2018 (Ongoing date of last review)

Filing Date: October 05, 2018

According to the Complaint, this action stems from a proposed transaction announced on August 6, 2018 (the “Proposed Transaction”), pursuant to which Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (“Connecticut Water” or the “Company”) will be acquired by SJW Group.

Connecticut Water was incorporated in 1974, with its largest subsidiary, The Connecticut Water Company (“CWC”), being organized in 1956. Connecticut Water is a nonoperating holding company, whose income is derived from the earnings of its six wholly-owned subsidiary companies.

On October 2, 2018, Defendants filed a proxy statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) (the “Proxy Statement”) in connection with the Proposed Transaction. The Complaint alleges that the Proxy Statement, which scheduled a stockholder vote on the Proposed Transaction for November 16, 2018, omits material information with respect to the Proposed Transaction, which renders the Proxy Statement false and misleading.

COMPANY INFORMATION:

Sector: Utilities
Industry: Water Utilities
Headquarters: United States

SECURITIES INFORMATION:

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

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COURT: D. Connecticut
DOCKET #: 18-CV-01663
JUDGE: Hon. Kari A. Dooley
DATE FILED: 10/05/2018
CLASS PERIOD START: 08/06/2018
CLASS PERIOD END: 10/05/2018
PLAINTIFF FIRMS NAMED IN COMPLAINT:
  1. Lachtman Cohen P.C.
    500 West Putnam Avenue, Suite 400, Lachtman Cohen P.C., CT 06830
    203.404.4960 ·
  2. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.
    919 N. Market Street, Suite 980, Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., DE 19803
    302.295.5310 302.295.5310 · info@rigrodskylong.com
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