If you are a broker, bank, or other nominee that purchased or acquired Merck common stock, or call options, and/or sold Merck put options during the period between December 6, 2006 through and including March 28, 2008, for the beneficial interest of a person or entity other than yourself, you may have previously provided a list of names and addresses of such beneficial owners.

If you NEITHER previously submitted names and addresses of potential Class Members NOR requested notices to send to potential Class Members, OR if you have names and addresses of potential Class Members that were not included in your previous submission to the Claims Administrator, you MUST submit a request for Notices and Claim Forms or submit the names and addresses of potential Class Members to the Claims Administrator, no later than seven (7) calendar days from receipt of the Notice.

If you are providing a list of names and addresses to the Administrator:

  1. Compile a list of names and addresses of beneficial owners that purchased or acquired Merck common stock or call options, and/or sold Merck put options during the period between December 6, 2006 through and including March 28, 2008.
  2. Prepare the list in Microsoft Excel format. A preformatted spreadsheet can be found by clicking here.
  3. Then you must either:
    1. Burn the Microsoft Excel file(s) to a CD or DVD and mail the CD or DVD to:

      In re Merck & Co., Inc. Vytorin/Zetia Securities Litigation
      c/o Epiq Systems, Inc.
      Claims Administrator
      P.O. Box 4178
      Portland, OR 97208-4178

    2. Email the spreadsheet to info@merckvytorinsecuritieslitigation.com; or
    3. Upload the spreadsheet here.

If you are going to forward the Notice and Claim Form to beneficial owners:

Request the needed number of copies of the Notice and Claim Form via email to info@merckvytorinsecuritieslitigation.com. You must mail the Notice and Claim Form to the beneficial owners within seven (7) calendar days of your receipt of the packets.

If you have any questions, contact the Claims Administrator at info@merckvytorinsecuritieslitigation.com or by calling 877-866-5915.

If you are filing electronic claims:

A nominee may also submit a Claim Form on behalf of multiple clients who are beneficial owners by following the instructions below.

Click here to download the Claim Form.

Click here to download a properly formatted spreadsheet for submitting your transactions.

You may upload your master Claim Form and completed spreadsheet online here.