SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Avid Technology, Inc. -- AVID

NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Avid Technology, Inc. ("Avid" or the "Company") who purchased Avid common stock between January 1, 2012 and February 24, 2013 (the "Class Period"). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.

The investigation concerns whether Avid and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

On February 25, 2013, the company announced the postponement of its fourth quarter 2012 earnings release and investor conference call to provide additional time for the Company to evaluate its current and historical accounting treatment related to bug fixes, upgrades and enhancements to certain products which the Company had provided to certain customers.

On this news, on the share price fell by $0.68 or 8.88% to close at $6.98 per share.

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CONTACT: Robert S. Willoughby Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP rswilloughby@pomlaw.comSource:Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP