IV. SUBMISSION TO JURISDICTION OF COURT AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
I (We) submit this Proof of Claim under the terms of the Stipulation described in the Notice. I (We) also submit
to the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York with respect to my
(our) claim as a Settlement Class Member and for purposes of enforcing the release set forth herein. I (We)
further acknowledge that I am (we are) bound by and subject to the terms of any judgment that may be entered
in the Actions. I (We) agree to furnish additional information to the Claims Administrator to support this
claim if requested to do so. I (We) have not submitted any other claim covering the same purchases, acquisitions
or sales of PPDAI ADSs during the relevant period and know of no other person having done so on my (our) behalf.
1. I (We) hereby acknowledge full and complete satisfaction of, and do hereby fully, finally, and forever settle,
release, and discharge from the Released Claims each and all of the “Released Parties,” defined as Defendants and
each and all of their Related Parties.
2. “Related Parties” means each of a Defendant’s past, present or future direct or indirect parents, subsidiaries,
divisions, branches, Controlling Persons, associates, entities, affiliates or joint ventures, as well as each of
their respective present or former directors, officers, employees, managers, servants, partners, limited partners,
members, principals, trustees, advisors, auditors, accountants, agents, underwriters, insurers, co-insurers,
reinsurers, controlling shareholders, attorneys, fiduciaries, financial or investment advisors or consultants,
banks or investment bankers, personal or legal representatives, agents, predecessors, predecessors-in-interest,
successors, assigns, spouses, heirs, related or affiliated entities, anyone acting or purporting to act for or on
behalf of any of them or their successors, heirs or assigns, any other persons, firms, trusts, corporations and
other entity in which a Defendant has a controlling interest, any member of an Individual Defendant’s immediate
family, any trust of which any Defendant is the settlor or which is for the benefit of any Defendant and/or
member(s) of his or her family, and the legal representatives, heirs, successors in interest or assigns of the
3. “Released Claims” means all claims, demands, losses, costs, interest, penalties, fees, attorneys’ fees, expenses,
rights, causes of action, actions, duties, obligations, judgments, debts, sums of money, suits, contracts,
agreements, promises, damages, and liabilities of every nature and description, including “Unknown Claims” as
defined below, whether direct or indirect, representative, class, individual, asserted or unasserted, matured or
unmatured, accrued or unaccrued, foreseen or unforeseen, disclosed or undisclosed, contingent or fixed or vested,
at law or equity, whether arising under federal, state, local, foreign, statutory, common or administrative, or
any other law, statute, rule, or regulation, both (a) arising out of or related to the facts which were alleged
or which could have been alleged by Plaintiffs or any member of the Settlement Class against the Released Parties;
and (b) arising out of or related to the purchase, acquisition, holding, sale, or disposition of PPDAI ADSs issued
in the IPO during the Settlement Class Period. “Released Claims” also includes any and all claims arising out of,
relating to, or in connection with the Settlement or resolution of the Actions (including Unknown Claims), except
claims to enforce any of the terms of the Stipulation, or the claims of any Person that submits a request for
exclusion that is accepted by the Court.
4. “Unknown Claims” means (i) any and all Released Claims and potential Released Claims against Released Parties
which Plaintiffs or any Settlement Class Members do not know or suspect to exist in their, his, her, or its favor
as of the Effective Date, and (ii) any claims against Plaintiffs which Defendants do not know or suspect to exist
in their favor, which if known by any of them, might have affected their, his, her, or its decision(s) with respect
to the Settlement. With respect to any and all Released Claims and Released Defendants’ Claims, the Parties
stipulate and agree that by operation of the Final Judgment, upon the Effective Date, the Plaintiffs and
Defendants shall have expressly waived, and each Settlement Class Member shall be deemed to have waived, and by
operation of the Final Judgment shall have expressly waived, the provisions, rights and benefits of Cal. Civ.
Code §1542, which provides:
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO
EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE
MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY;
and any and all provisions, rights, and benefits conferred by any law of any state or territory of the United
States, or principle of common law, which is similar, comparable, or equivalent to Cal. Civ. Code §1542. Plaintiffs
and Settlement Class Members may hereafter discover facts in addition to or different from those which he, she, or
it now knows or believes to be true with respect to the subject matter of the Released Claims, but Plaintiffs shall
expressly fully, finally, and forever settle and release, and each Settlement Class Member, upon the Effective Date,
shall be deemed to have, and by operation of the Final Judgment shall have, fully, finally, and forever settled
and released, any and all Released Claims, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, contingent or non-contingent,
whether or not concealed or hidden, which now exist, or heretofore have existed, upon any theory of law or equity
now existing or coming into existence in the future, including, but not limited to, conduct which is negligent,
intentional, with or without malice, or a breach of any duty, law or rule, without regard to the subsequent
discovery or existence of such different or additional facts. Plaintiffs and Defendants acknowledge, and Settlement
Class Members shall be deemed to have acknowledged, that the inclusion of “Unknown Claims” in the definition of
Released Claims and Released Defendants’ Claims was separately bargained for and was an essential element of the
5. I (We) hereby warrant and represent that I (we) have not assigned or transferred or purported to assign or
transfer, voluntarily or involuntarily, any matter released pursuant to this release or any other part or portion
6. I (We) hereby warrant and represent that I (we) have included information about all of my (our) transactions in
PPDAI ADSs that occurred during the relevant period as well as the number of ADSs held by me (us) at the close of
trading on September 10, 2018.
7. I (We) certify that I am (we are) not subject to backup withholding under the provisions of Section 3406(a)(1)(C) of the Internal Revenue Code. (Note: If you have been notified by the I.R.S. that you are subject to backup withholding, please strike out the language that you are not subject to backup withholding in this paragraph).
I (we) hereby acknowledge that, pursuant to the terms set forth in the Stipulation, without further action by anyone, upon the Effective Date of the Settlement,
I (we), on behalf of myself (ourselves) and my (our) (the claimant(s)’) heirs, executors, administrators, predecessors, successors, and assigns, in their capacities
as such, shall be deemed to have, and by operation of law and of the judgment shall have, fully, finally, and forever compromised, settled, released, resolved,
relinquished, waived, and discharged each and every Released Plaintiffs’ Claim against Defendants and the other Released Defendant Persons, and shall forever be
barred and enjoined from prosecuting any or all of the Released Plaintiffs’ Claims against any of the Released Defendant Persons.
UNDER THE PENALTIES OF PERJURY, I (WE) CERTIFY THAT ALL OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY ME (US) ON THIS CLAIM FORM IS TRUE, CORRECT, AND COMPLETE, AND
THAT THE DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED HEREWITH ARE TRUE AND CORRECT COPIES OF WHAT THEY PURPORT TO BE.
ACCURATE CLAIMS PROCESSING TAKES A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF TIME.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
1. Please sign the above release and acknowledgment.
2. Remember to attach copies of supporting documentation.
3. Do not send originals of certificates or other documentation as they will not be returned.
4. Keep a copy of your Proof of Claim and all supporting documentation for your records.
5. If you desire an acknowledgment of receipt of your Proof of Claim, please send it Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested.
6. If you move, please send your new address to the address below.
7. Do not use red pen or highlighter on the Proof of Claim or supporting documentation.
THIS PROOF OF CLAIM MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE OR MAILED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 2, 2021, ADDRESSED AS FOLLOWS:
A Claim Form received by the Claims Administrator shall be deemed to have been submitted when posted, if a postmark date on or before November 18, 2021
is indicated on the envelope and it is mailed First Class, and addressed in accordance with the above instructions. In all other cases, a Claim Form
shall be deemed to have been submitted when actually received by the Claims Administrator.