Company name The Advisory Board Company
Stock symbol ABCO
Class period January 21, 2015 to February 23, 2016
Lead plaintiff deadline October 2, 2017
Court Southern District of New York
Status Under Investigation

NEW YORK, August 8, 2017 – Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ: ABCO) securities between January 21, 2015 to February 23, 2016 (the “Class Period”).  Investors have until October 2, 2017 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

On January 9, 2015, Advisory Board completed its acquisition of Royall & Company. Then on February 23, 2016, Advisory Board announced a net loss of $101.8 million for the quarter ended December 31, 2015, primarily attributable to an impairment charge of $95.7 million (and later increased to $99.1 million) to Royall’s goodwill. Following this news, shares of Advisory Board fell 27% to close at $26.50 per share on February 24, 2016.

If you purchased or otherwise acquired Advisory Board securities during the Class Period or continue to hold shares purchased prior to the Class Period, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out the contact form below. There is no cost or obligation to you.

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