Shareholder Class Action

CHICAGO – A class claims in Cook County court that Mead Johnson Nutrition’s $16.6 billion merger with Reckitt Benckiser undervalues stock and will cost shareholders $812 million.

The lead plaintiff is Christopher Kirkham and the defendants are Steven M. Altschuler, Howard B. Bernick, Kimberly A. Casiano, Anna C. Catalano, Celeste A. Clark, James M. Cornelius, Stephen W. Golsby, Michael Grobstein, Kasper Jakobsen, Peter G. Ratcliffe, Elliot Sigal, Robert S. Singer, Michael Sherman, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, ReckittBenckiser Group PLC and Marigold Merger Sub Inc.