An Infor spokesman declined comment. Lawson did not respond to a request for comment.
Shareholder lawsuits are a common occurrence during tech mergers and acquisitions, but rarely seem to drastically impede or stop deals from being completed. Earlier this week, SAP said a court had granted preliminary approval of a settlement tied to class action litigation brought by shareholders of Sybase, which SAP bought last year.
Chris Kanaracus covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Chris's e-mail address is Chris_Kanaracus@idg.com