Renren Announces Signing of Stipulation of Settlement Regarding Shareholder Derivative Litigation

PHOENIX, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A Renren Inc.A (NYSE: RENN) ("Renren" or the "Company"), aA SaaS company, today announced thatA it has entered into a Stipulation of Settlement (the "Stipulation") as a nominal defendant with respect to the consolidated shareholder derivative lawsuits currently pending in New York State Supreme Court, Commercial DivisionA (the "Court") under the caption In re Renren, Inc. Derivative Litigation, Index No. 653594/2018 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty.) (the "Action"). The other parties to the Stipulation include Oak Pacific Investment ("OPI") and the other named defendants in the Action (together with OPI, the "Defendants"), as well as Heng Ren Silk Road Investments LLC, Oasis Investments II Master Fund Ltd., and Jodi Arama (together, the "Plaintiffs") who have purported to bring claims derivatively on behalf of Renren. If the Stipulation and the settlement and resolution of the Action contemplated therein (the "Settlement") is approved by the Court and the Settlement becomes effective, then, among other things, (a) the Action will be dismissed with prejudice, (b) the release of the Released Plaintiffs' Claims (as defined in the Stipulation) will become effective, and (c) the administrator approved by the Court will distribute the Settlement Fund (as defined below) pursuant to the Settlement. In connection with the Settlement, the Defendants will create a common settlement fund (the "Settlement Fund"), which amount, before any reductions for Settlement Fund Expenses (as defined below), will be the greater of $300,000,000 or the sum of (a) $38.6866 per ADS (as defined below) multiplied by the number of issued and outstanding ADSs held by Renren Shareholders as of the Record Date (as defined below) and (b) $0.859701 per Class A ordinary share multiplied by the total number of issued and outstanding Class A ordinary shares held by Renren Shareholders as of the Record Date. "Settlement Fund Expenses" include: (i) any taxes payable on any income generated by the Settlement Fund; (ii) notice costs, distribution costs, and administration expenses; (iii) any attorneys' fees and expenses awarded by the Court to the Plaintiffs' counsel; (iv) any other fees and expenses awarded by the court; and (v) any administrator fees associated with the Settlement.Renren Shareholders, defined as holders of Renren's Class A ordinary shares and American depositary shares ("ADSs"), each currently representing 45 Class A ordinary shares, as of the Record Date but excluding the Defendants and D&O Releasees (as defined below) will be entitled to receive a pro rata share of the Settlement Fund, after deducting the Settlement Fund Expenses. "D&O Releasees" are individuals that served as Renren directors and/or officers in June, 2018 and specifically identified as D&O Releasees in the Stipulation.The "Record Date" will be set by Renren's Board of Directors on the earliest practicable date after the approval of the Settlement by the Court has become Final (i.e., the date on which the time for taking an appeal of the Settlement expires or any such appeal has been disposed of) consistent with the terms of Renren's Deposit Agreement and/or the requirements of any applicable New York Stock Exchange rule(s) or other applicable securities laws and regulations. Once the specific date of the Record Date is determined, Renren will file a Form 6-K to publicly announce that date.A 
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