Vocus Group (ASX:VOC) settles class action

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by Rachael Jones

Vocus Group (ASX:VOC) has reached an agreement to settle the class action started against it in April 2019 in the Federal Court of Australia.

The settlement of the class action, which is without admission of any liability, is subject to Federal Court approval.

The settlement amount is $35 million inclusive of interest and costs. Vocus will contribute $3.5 million to the settlement, which will be reported as a significant item below underlying EBITDA.

Shares in the Vocus Group (ASX:VOC) are trading 2.4 per cent higher at $3.02.

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.