SmartPros Ltd.

Shareholder Corporation Litigation

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of SmartPros Ltd. (NasdaqCM: SPRO) Buyout

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of SmartPros Ltd. (“SmartPros” or the “Company”) (NasdaqCM: SPRO) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to be acquired by Kaplan, Inc. (“Kaplan”), a subsidiary of Graham Holdings (“Graham”) (NYSE: GHC), in a transaction valued at approximately $16.9 million.

Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of SmartPros will receive $3.57 in cash for each share of SmartPros common stock owned.

The investigation concerns whether SmartPros’s board of directors failed to adequately shop the Company and obtain the best possible value for SmartPros’s shareholders before entering into the agreement with Kaplan.

If you own the common stock of SmartPros and purchased your shares before October 22, 2015, if you have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or if you wish to discuss these matters or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra at Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., 2 Righter Parkway, Suite 120, Wilmington, DE 19803, by telephone at (888) 969-4242, or by e-mail at

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Wilmington, Delaware and Garden City, New York, regularly prosecutes securities class, derivative and direct actions, shareholder rights litigation, and corporate governance litigation, on behalf of shareholders in states and federal courts throughout the United States.

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