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SECURITIES CLASS ACTION FILED ON BEHALF OF PERSONS OR ENTITIES THAT TRANSACTED IN OPTIONS OF THE KRAFT HEINZ COMPANY OR CERTAIN RELATED DERIVATIVES DURING THE PERIOD JULY 6, 2015 THROUGH FEBRUARY 21, 2019, INCLUSIVE
Entwistle & Cappucci LLP (Entwistle & Cappucci) announced it has filed a securities class action lawsuit on behalf of persons or entities that purchased call options, sold put options and/or purchased futures of Kraft Heinz Company (Kraft Heinz or the Company) during the period July 6, 2015 through February 21, 2019, inclusive (the Class Period). The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Case No. 1:19-cv-02807, against Kraft Heinz and related defendants (collectively, Defendants).
The complaint alleges that, during the Class Period, the Defendants made materially false and misleading statements and failed to disclose material adverse facts concerning the Companys business prospects, accounting practices and the value of its brands. The subject misstatements were corrected by a series of partial disclosures, the most recent of which was the February 21, 2019 announcement that the Company would be taking a $15.4 billion goodwill impairment.
On May 1, 2019, the Honorable Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr. set a briefing schedule for the appointment of lead plaintiff. Response/position briefs are due on May 15, 2019 and reply briefs are due on May 22, 2019.
If you wish to discuss this Action or have any questions concerning this notice or your rights or interests, please contact: Andrew J. Entwistle, Esq. of Entwistle & Cappucci at (512) 710-5960 or via e-mail at [email protected]; or Robert N. Cappucci, Esq. of Entwistle & Cappucci at (212) 894-7200 or via e-mail at [email protected].
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