PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen, Placitella & Roth, PC, Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, and Evangelista & Associates LLC, announce a hearing will be held on December 5, 2012, at 3:30 p.m., before the Honorable Nathaniel M. Gorton, at the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, One Courthouse Way, Boston, MA 02210, for the purpose of determining: (1) whether the proposed settlement of the Litigation for the sum of $25,000,000.00 in cash should be approved by the Court as fair, reasonable and adequate; (2) whether, thereafter, this Litigation should be dismissed with prejudice against the Defendants as set forth in the Stipulation of Settlement dated as of June 22, 2012; (3) whether the Plan of Allocation of settlement proceeds is fair, reasonable and adequate and therefore should be approved; and (4) the reasonableness of the application of Lead Counsel for the payment of attorneys' fees and expenses incurred in connection with this Litigation, together with interest thereon and the award to Lead Plaintiffs for representing the Class.
ALL PERSONS WHO PURCHASED SHARES OF EVERGREEN ULTRA SHORT OPPORTUNITIES FUND ("FUND") BETWEEN OCTOBER 28, 2005 AND JUNE 18, 2008, INCLUSIVE.
If you purchased shares of the Fund between October 28, 2005 and June 18, 2008, inclusive, your rights may be affected by this Litigation and the settlement thereof. If you have not received a detailed Notice of Proposed Settlement of Class Action and a copy of the Claim Information Form, you may obtain copies by writing to Evergreen Ultra Short Opportunities Fund Securities Litigation, Claims Administrator, c/o Heffler Claims Administration, P.O. Box 59000, Philadelphia, PA 19102-9000, or by downloading this information at www.evergreenultrashortlitigation.com. If you are a Class Member, in order to share in the distribution of the Net Settlement Fund, you must submit a Claim Information Form no later than November 21, 2012, establishing that you are entitled to a recovery. You will be bound by any Judgment rendered in the Litigation unless you request to be excluded, in writing, to the above address, postmarked by November 5, 2012.
Any objection to any aspect of the settlement must be filed with the Clerk of the Court no later than November 5, 2012, and received by the following no later than November 5, 2012:
ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP
120 East Palmetto Park Road, Suite 500
Boca Raton, FL 33432
COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH, P.C.
STUART J. GUBER
Two Commerce Square, Suite 2900
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Lead Counsel for Lead Plaintiffs
REED SMITH LLP
THOMAS L. ALLEN
225 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
ROPES & GRAY LLP
ROBERT G. JONES
800 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02199-3600
Counsel for Defendants
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT OR THE CLERK'S OFFICE REGARDING THIS NOTICE.
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