ALL PURCHASERS OF THE AMERICAN DEPOSITORY SHARES OF BARCLAYS PLC, DURING THE PERIOD FROM AUGUST 2, 2011 TO JUNE 25, 2014, BOTH DATES INCLUSIVE (THE “CLASS”).
Summary of the Notice
The Notice is issued pursuant to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and an Order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Court”), entered February 2, 2016, certifying the action as a class action. The purpose of this Notice is to inform you of: (a) the pendency of the above-captioned class action before the Honorable Victor Marrero in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (the “Action”); (b) the certification of the Class defined above, of which you may be a member; and (c) your right to be excluded from the Class. This Action has not been settled and continues to be litigated. Accordingly, no claim form need be filed at this time.
If you purchased Barclays plc American Depository Shares (“ADSs”) during the period of August 2, 2011 through June 25, 2014, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), you may be a member of the Class (a “Class Member”). As a Class Member, you will be bound by the result of any trial in this Action, any judgment entered by the Court, and any determination made by the Court.
If you are a member of the Class, your rights may be affected by this Action and you may have the right to participate in any recovery. You also have the right to exclude yourself from the Class in accordance with the directions set forth in a more detailed Notice of Pendency of Class Action. That Notice of Pendency of Class Action describes the class action and your rights with respect thereto.