PLEASE NOTE: In connection with the dissemination of the Notice of Pendency, Nominees/Brokers were asked to identify potential Class Members.
Nominees/Brokers That Previously Provided Names and Addresses of Beneficial Owners
If, in connection with the mailing of the Notice of Pendency, you provided the Notice Administrator with a list of names and addresses of persons and entities in the Class, DO NOT re-submit those names and addresses. Copies of the Claim Packet will be forwarded to those potential Class Members by Epiq, the Claims Administrator. If you have additional names and addresses that you did not previously provide, you must forward those names and addresses to Epiq.
Nominees/Brokers That Previously Elected to Forward the Notice of Pendency
If, in connection with the mailing of the Notice of Pendency, you requested that the notices be sent to you for forwarding by you to potential Class Members INSTEAD OF providing the names and addresses to the Notice Administrator you will be mailed the same number of Claim Packets as previously requested to forward to those potential Settlement Class Members. If you require a different number of copies than you requested in connection with the mailing of the Notice of Pendency, please send an email to info@NewellBrandsSecuritiesLitigation.com and let Epiq, the Claims Administrator, know how many Claim Packets you require. You must mail the Claim Packet to the beneficial owners within seven (7) days of your receipt of packets.
If you are providing a list of names and addresses to the Claims Administrator:
- Compile a list of names and addresses of all such beneficial owners to the Claims Administrator.
- Prepare the list in Microsoft Excel format. A preformatted spreadsheet can be found by clicking here.
Then do one of the following:
If you are mailing the Settlement Notice Packet to beneficial owners:
Request the needed number of copies of the Settlement Notice Packet via email to info@NewellBrandsSecuritiesLitigation.com. You must mail the Settlement Notice Packets to the beneficial owners within seven (7) calendar days of your receipt of the Settlement Notice Packets.
If you have any questions, contact the Administrator at info@NewellBrandsSecuritiesLitigation.com or by calling 1-800-680-0027.
Nominees may seek payment of their reasonable expenses actually incurred in complying with the Order, up to a maximum of $0.20 per Notice and Proof of Claim plus postage at the current pre-sort rate used by the Claims Administrator if the Notice and Proof of Claim is mailed by the broker or nominee; or $0.05 per Notice and Proof of Claim transmitted by email by the broker or nominee; or $0.10 per name, mailing address, and email address (to the extent available) provided to the Claims Administrator, by providing the Claims Administrator with proper documentation supporting the expenses for which reimbursement is sought. Such properly documented expenses incurred by nominees in compliance with the terms of the Order shall be paid from the Settlement Fund, with any disputes as to the reasonableness or documentation of expenses incurred subject to review by the Court.
If you are filing electronic claims:
A nominee may also submit a Proof of Claim Form on behalf of multiple clients who are beneficial owners by using the links below.
Click here to download the Proof of Claim Form.
Click here to download a properly formatted spreadsheet for submitting your transactions.
You may upload your master Proof of Claim Form and completed spreadsheet online here.