The Gross Law Firm notifies investors that a class action has commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of shareholders of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft who purchased American Depositary Receipts between May 23, 2016 and March 19, 2019.
The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: 1) following its acquisition of Monsanto Company, Bayer could be at risk of suffering billions of dollars in judgments and reputational damage if the lawsuits brought against Monsanto alleging that exposure to its glyphosate-based Roundup product caused cancer were successful, 2) a result, Defendants’ positive statements about the prospects of the Monsanto acquisition and the benefits it would create for Bayer’s business were materially false and/or misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.
If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement for the class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in the respective securities during the class periods. Members of the class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.
Shareholders have until September 14, 2020 to request that the court appoint them lead plaintiff.
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