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Big Shorts in Thomas Cook unfazed by +140%

Big Shorts in Thomas Cook unfazed by +140%

In spite of recent 140% rise in Thomas Cook Group stock prices, so far, we noted little reduction in the biggest short positions.* Thomas Cook stock price moved from a low of …

Read More2019-06-11
Three Big Shorts in Hargreaves Lansdown

Three Big Shorts in Hargreaves Lansdown

Three hedge funds hold big shorts (shorts > 0.5%) in Hargreaves Lansdown. All three increased their shorts last week. A total of 2.33% short interest (about £211 million short at a market cap of £9.07 billion), …

Read More2019-06-11
Two more funds shorted Solutions 30

Two more funds shorted Solutions 30

After Muddy Waters Capital LLC, two more hedge funds popped-up with a short > 0.5% ("big short") in French company Solutions 30.* As of the latest disclosures, AKO Capital has a 0.61% short …

Read More2019-06-03
Short Selling in EU Airlines

Short Selling in EU Airlines

Citadel Europe and Marshall Wace are the most active short sellers in EU airlines sector in our records, with two and four "big shorts" (shorts above 0.5% of issued share capital), respectively.* …

Read More2019-05-27
Two Big Bets Against Ubisoft

Two Big Bets Against Ubisoft

Melvin Capital and Point72 have been building short positions in French video game producer Ubisoft in the recent weeks. Melvin Capital has a 0.89% short (about $92m), while Point72 has a …

Read More2019-05-15
Who ordered €150m worth of Big Shorts?

Who ordered €150m worth of Big Shorts?

Marshall Wace bets more than €150m against three online food-delivery companies. Three Marshall Wace’s targets, Delivery Hero, Takeaway.com and Just Eat, are also in short selling focus of several other …

Read More2019-05-10
Feature you voted for in Q1

Feature you voted for in Q1

Thank you for all of your feedback provided in Q1 2019. We appreciate every comment, as it help us better address your needs and improve our services. Based on your Q1 …

Read More2019-05-07
Shorts-Paper-Packaging

Shorts-Paper-Packaging

Coltrane Asset Management, Millennium International Management and two Citadel entities have recently popped-up with shorts > 0.5% ("big shorts") in DS Smith Plc.* Five big shorts in packaging company, DS …

Read More2019-04-26
Five Funds bet against Thyssenkrupp

Five Funds bet against Thyssenkrupp

According to our records, this is the first time that five funds simultaneously hold a short >0.5% ("big short") in Thyssenkrupp and in percent terms these are the highest short selling levels since 2012 when our …

Read More2019-04-17
EU Short Selling Bans

EU Short Selling Bans

With Wirecard short selling ban expiring on April 18, we looked into all EU short selling bans since 2014 that we could identify. Interestingly, all of analyzed EU short selling …

Read More2019-04-08