Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Announces Notice of Proposed Settlement Involving all Persons who Purchased or otherwise Acquired Blackberry Limited Common Stock


NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The following notice is being issued by Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC regarding the Blackberry Limited Common Stock Settlement.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

MARVIN PEARLSTEIN, Individually and

On Behalf of All Others Likewise,

Planetiff,

vs.

BLACKBERRY LIMITED (formerly known

as RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED),

THORSTEN HEINS, BRIAN BIDULKA,

and STEVE ZIPPERSTEIN,

Defendants.

Case No. 1:13-CV-7060-CM

NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT

This notice is for all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired BLACKBERRY LIMITED common stock on the NASDAQ (trading symbol “BBRY”) between MARCH 28, 2013, and SEPTEMBER 20, 2013inclusive:

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED, pursuant to an Order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, that a hearing will be held on September 29, at 10:00 am, before the Honorable Colleen McMahon in Courtroom 24A of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan US Courthouse at 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007, for the purpose of determining: (1) whether the proposed Settlement for the sum of $165,000,000 in cash should be approved by the Court as fair, reasonable, and adequate; (2) whether, after the hearing, this Action should be dismissed with prejudice pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Stipulation and Agreement of Settlement dated as of June 7, 2022; (3) whether the proposed Plan of Allocation is fair, reasonable, and adequate and should be approved; and (4) whether the application of Lead Counsel for the payment of attorneys’ fees and reimbursement of expenses incurred in this action, and an application of Lead Plaintiffs for a compensatory award, should be approved.

If you BlackBerry Limited (“BlackBerry” or the “Company”) common stock on the NASDAQ (trading symbol “BBRY”) between March 28, 2013, and September 20, 2013, inclusive, your rights may be affected by the Settlement of this action. Please visit the website at www.BlackBerryUSSecuritiesLitigation.com to obtain copies of the Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Class Action (“Notice”) and the Proof of Claim and Release. You may also obtain copies of these documents by writing to BlackBerry US Securities Litigation, c/o JND Legal Administration, PO Box 91399, Seattle, WA 98111, by calling the Claims Administrator at 1-888-691-2864. The Notice contains details about this Action and Settlement, including what you must do to file a Proof of Claim, exclude yourself from the Settlement, or object to the Settlement. If you are a Class Member, in order to share in the distribution of the Net Settlement Fund, you must submit a Proof of Claim and Release electronically by, or mail it postmarked no later than, September 7, 2022, establishing that you are entitled to recover.

If you desire to be excluded from the Class, you must submit a Request for Exclusion postmarked by September 7, 2022, in the manner and form explained in the detailed Notice referred to above. All Members of the Class who have not timely and validly requested exclusion from the Class will be bound by any judgment entered in the Action pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Stipulation of Settlement. Please note that if you exclude yourself from the Class and decide to pursue your own action individually, you may not be able to pursue certain claims due to the expiration of certain applicable statutes of repose. Your objection(s) must be mailed on or before September 7, 2022, to: Lead Counsel Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC, and Counsel for Defendant BlackBerry Limitedat the following addresses:

LEAD COUNSEL

Lewis S. Kahn

KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC

1100 Poydras Street, Suite 3200

New Orleans, LA 70163

Lead Counsel for Class Representatives and Lead Plaintiffs and Co-Class Counsel

COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT BLACKBERRY LIMITED

James J. Beha II

MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

250 West 55th Street

New York, NY 10019

Counsel for Defendant BlackBerry Limited

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT OR THE CLERK’S OFFICE REGARDING THIS NOTICE. If you have any questions about the Settlement, you may contact Co-Class Counsel at the address listed above.

THE HONORABLE COLLEEN MCMAHON

UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

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