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Case Status:    DISMISSED    
On or around 01/13/2020 (Notice of voluntarily dismissal)

Filing Date: October 01, 2019

According to the Complaint, Avedro is a leading hybrid ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical technology company focused on treating corneal disease and disorders and improving vision to reduce dependency on eyeglasses or contact lens.

This action stems from a proposed transaction announced on August 7, 2019, pursuant to which Avedro, Inc. will be acquired by Glaukos Corporation.

On August 7, 2019, Avedro’s Board of Directors caused the Company to enter into an agreement and plan of merger with Glaukos. Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, Avedro’s stockholders will receive 0.365 shares of Glaukos common stock for each share of Avedro common stock they own.

On September 17, 2019, Defendants filed a Form S-4 Registration Statement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the Proposed Transaction. The Complaint alleges that the Registration Statement omits material information with respect to the Proposed Transaction, which renders the Registration Statement false and misleading.

This case was voluntarily dismissed on January 13, 2020.


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


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

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COURT: D. Delaware
DOCKET #: 19-CV-01845
JUDGE: Hon. Maryellen Noreika
DATE FILED: 10/01/2019
CLASS PERIOD END: 10/01/2019
  1. Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. (Wilmington)
  2. RM Law, P.C. (Berwyn)
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