updated 1/19/2011 7:18:19 PM ET 2011-01-20T00:18:19

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that only 13 days remain to file lead plaintiff applications in the firm's securities fraud class action lawsuit against SMART Technologies, Inc. ("SMART Technologies" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:SMT). The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of the purchasers of SMART Technologies common stock pursuant to its July 2010 Initial Public Offering ("IPO" or the "Offering") of 38.83 million shares of common stock, that closed on July 20, 2010. No class has yet been certified.

What You May Do

If you are a SMART Technologies shareholder and would like to discuss your legal rights and how this case might affect you and your right to recover for your economic loss, you may, without obligation or cost to you, e-mail or call KSF Managing Partner, Lewis Kahn (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com), toll free, 877-515-1850, or via cell phone any time at 504-301-7900, or KSF Director of Client Relations, Neil Rothstein, Esq. (neil.rothstein@ksfcounsel.com), toll free at 877-694-9510, or via cell phone any time at 330-860-4092. If you wish to serve as a lead plaintiff in this class action by overseeing lead counsel with the goal of obtaining a fair and just resolution, you must act urgently and contact the firm now so you have time to request this position by application to the Court by February 1, 2011. Any member of the putative class may move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff through counsel of their choice, or may choose to do nothing and remain an absent class member. KSF encourages both institutional and individual purchasers of SMART Technologies to contact the firm. The ultimate resolution of any securities class action is strengthened through the involvement of aggrieved shareholders and lead plaintiffs who have large financial interests. KSF also encourages anyone with information regarding SMART Technologies' conduct during the period in question to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

About the Lawsuit

SMART Technologies, its entire Board of Directors, its Chief Financial Officer, and the Underwriters involved in the Offering (including, Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. ("Morgan Stanley"), Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. ("Deutsche Bank"), and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. ("RBC")), are each charged with including or allowing the inclusion of materially false and misleading statements in the Registration Statement and Prospectus issued in connection with the IPO, in direct violation of the Securities Act of 1933.

For more information about the firm's case, please visit: http://www.ksfcounsel.com/lawsuit/smart-technologies-inc-smt-lawyer-C128

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation with offices in New York and Louisiana. KSF's lawyers have significant experience litigating complex securities class actions nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders. Recent cases include In re Virgin Mobile USA IPO Litigation, 2:07-cv-05619-SDW-MCA (D. N.J.), Co-Lead Counsel, $19.5 Million Settlement; In re BigBand Networks, Inc Securities Litigation, 3:07-CV-05101-SBA (C.D. Cal.), Co-Lead Counsel, $11 million settlement; In re U.S. Auto Parts Networks, Inc. Securities Litigation, 2:07-cv-02030-GW-JC (C.D. Cal.),Lead Counsel, $10 million settlement. KSF is also federally court-appointed Co-Lead Counsel in THE shareholder derivative cases against AIG and Bank of America (Merrill Lynch merger) emanating from their recent multi-billion dollar economic declines.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit  www.ksfcounsel.com.

CONTACT: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
         Lewis Kahn, Managing Partner, 877-515-1850
         or after hours via cell phone 504-301-7900
         lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com
         206 Covington St.
         Madisonville, LA 70447

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