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Case Status:    ONGOING    
On or around 12/23/2019 (Date of last review)

Filing Date: September 30, 2019

According to the Complaint, Covetrus is a global, technology-enabled Animal Health Business that touts a comprehensive service and technology platform and supply chain infrastructure for the veterinary markets. Covetrus was formed when Henry Schein, a large publicly traded health care company, spun-off its Animal Health Business and combined it with VFC, a private technology company focused on veterinary markets.

The Complaint alleges that uring the Class Period, Defendants issued a series of false and/or misleading statements and failed to disclose material adverse facts about Covetrus’ business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, the Complaint alleges Defendants’ representations to investors: (i) overstated Covetrus’ capabilities with regard to inventory management and supply chain services; (ii) understated the costs of the integration of Henry Schein’s Animal Health Business and VFC, including the timing and nature of those costs; (iii) understated Covetrus’ separation costs from Henry Schein; and (iv) understated the impact on earnings from online competition and alternative distribution channels as well as the impact of the loss of a large customer in North America just prior to the Company’s separation from Henry Schein.

On December 23, 2019, the Court issued an Order appointing Lead Plaintiff and Counsel.


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


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

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COURT: E.D. New York
DOCKET #: 19-CV-05530
JUDGE: Hon. Frederic Block
DATE FILED: 09/30/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 08/12/2019
  1. Klausner Kaufman Jensen & Levinson
  2. Saxena White P.A.
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