"Goodkind Labaton Rudoff & Sucharow LLP filed a class action
lawsuit on July 14, 2004 in the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of North Carolina, on behalf of persons who
purchased or otherwise acquired publicly traded securities of Red
Hat, Inc. ('Red Hat' or the 'Company') between June 19, 2001 and
July 13, 2004, inclusive, (the 'Class Period'). The lawsuit was
filed against Red Hat and Matthew Szulik, Kevin B. Thompson and
Timothy J. Buckley ('Defendants')..."