CRT Indirect Purchaser Class Action Settlements

IN RE: CRT ANTITRUST LITIGATION (MDL 1917)

Defendants

  • Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd.; Chunghwa Picture Tubes (Malaysia) SDN. BHD (“Chunghwa”);
  • LG Electronics Inc.; LG Electronics USA, Inc.; LG Electronics Taiwan Taipei Co., Ltd. (“LG”);
  • Koninklijke Philips N.V. (f/k/a Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.); Philips Electronics North America Corporation; Philips Taiwan Limited (f/k/a Philips Electronics Industries (Taiwan), Ltd.); Philips do Brasil, Ltda. (f/k/a Philips da Amazonia Industria Electronica Ltda.) (“Philips”);
  • Panasonic Corporation (f/k/a Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.); Panasonic Corporation of North America; MT Picture Display Co., Ltd.; and an affiliate of Panasonic Corporation, Beijing Matsushita Color CRT Co., Ltd. (collectively “Panasonic”);
  • Hitachi, Ltd.; Hitachi Displays, Ltd. (n/k/a Japan Display Inc.); Hitachi Electronic Devices (USA), Inc.; Hitachi Asia, Ltd.; Hitachi America, Ltd. (“Hitachi”);
  • Toshiba Corporation; Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.; Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C.; Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (“Toshiba”);
  • Samsung SDI Co. Ltd; Samsung SDI America, Inc.; Samsung SDI Brasil, Ltda.; Tianjin Samsung SDI Co., Ltd.; Shenzhen Samsung SDI Co., Ltd; Samsung SDI Malaysia Sdn. Bhd; Samsung SDI Mexico S.A. de C.V. (“Samsung SDI”);
  • Technicolor SA (f/k/a Thomson SA); Technicolor USA, Inc. (f/k/a Thomson Consumer Electronics, Inc.) (“Thomson”);
  • Technologies Displays Americas LLC (f/k/a Thomson Americas LLC) (“TDA”).

There are several other manufacturers and sellers of CRTs that Plaintiffs allege were a part of the alleged conspiracy, but who are not currently defendants or have not appeared in the litigation. The names of these companies are:

  • LG.Philips Displays, a/k/a LP Displays International, Ltd.
  • IRICO Group Corporation; IRICO Display Devices Co., Ltd.; and IRICO Group Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Thai CRT Company, Ltd.
  • Samtel Color, Ltd.
  • Orion Electric Company, Ltd.
  • Videocon Industries, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation; Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc.; and Mitsubishi Digital Electronics Americas, Inc.

Settlement Amounts

The following are the list of defendants and the amounts they are paying into the settlement fund:

Company Contribution
Chunghwa $10,000,000.00
LG $25,000,000.00
Philips $175,000,000.00
Panasonic $70,000,000.00
Hitachi $28,000,000.00
Toshiba $30,000,000.00
Samsung $225,000,000.00
Thomson and TDA $13,750,000.00
Total $576,750,000.00