BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe And Powers Taylor LLP Believe The Acquisition By Broadcom Limited May Be Unfair To Shareholders

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. ("Brocade") (NASDAQ: BRCD) concerning the acquisition by Broadcom Limited. Under the terms of the agreement, valued at approximately $5.9 billion, Brocade shareholders will only receive $12.75 per Brocade share owned. The consideration is lower than at least one analyst's estimated value of $13.00.

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the investigation or if you have information that you believe would be helpful to our investigation of the fairness of the proposed transaction, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC via email at shareholders@thebriscoelawfirm.com, Patrick Powers at Powers Taylor LLP via e-mail at shareholder@powerstaylor.com or by calling toll free at (877) 728-9607. There is no cost or fee to you.

The investigation centers on whether Brocade's Board of Directors is acting in the shareholders' best interests, whether the board considered alternatives to the acquisition, and whether the board has employed an adequate process to review and act on the proposed transaction. Notably, at least one analyst with Yahoo! Finance believes the true inherent value of Brocade could be as high as $13.00 per share.

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full service business litigation and shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters.

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