2022 Blogs

Activist Short Selling in W26

Activist Short Selling in W26

This week we have registered three new major short campaigns.  All of them targeted EV plays. Peabody and Fuzzy Panda aimed at EV charging businesses and Grizzly Research took a shot at the …

Read More2022-07-02
Activist Short Selling in W24

Activist Short Selling in W24

This week we have registered two new major short campaigns.  We highlight a new target of Hindenburg, EBIX. This fintech company was previously hit by other two shorts, but Hindenburg still …

Read More2022-06-19
Bridgewater discloses €5.2b short on European companies

Bridgewater discloses €5.2b short on European companies

17 new short positions by Bridgewater were disclosed so far this week. All are bets against major EU companies, including, Allianz, TotalEnergies and BNP Paribas. We estimated that, as of …

Read More2022-06-15
Activist Short Selling in W21

Activist Short Selling in W21

This week we have registered one new campaign.  It was Sumerian who targeted Bright Green (BGXX), a recent direct listing of a cannabis pharma company, which is, according to the activist, apparently …

Read More2022-05-29
Activist Shorts in W20

Activist Shorts in W20

This week we have registered four new campaigns.  We highlight a new report by Wolfpack which targeted a biotech company with supposedly dubious data and a high likelihood of failure when …

Read More2022-05-21
Activist Short Selling in W19

Activist Short Selling in W19

This week we have registered three new major campaigns. Despite a down market, short-sellers are keeping to themselves and mostly updating their reports and mostly targeting smaller companies.  We highlight a new …

Read More2022-05-15
Activist Short Selling in W18

Activist Short Selling in W18

This week we have registered four new major campaigns. We highlight the new report by Scorpion Capital which targeted IonQ (IONQ) and alleged fraud in the quantum computing space. The stock is …

Read More2022-05-07
Activist Short Selling in W13

Activist Short Selling in W13

This week we have registered two new major campaigns. Both campaigns targeted relatively small companies due to allegations of being pump and dump schemes with little real business and a lousy …

Read More2022-04-03
Activist Short Selling in W12

Activist Short Selling in W12

This week we have registered two new major short campaigns. We highlight Blue Orca's first 2022 report targeting Li-Cycle (LYCI), a lithium battery recycling business. The short-seller alleges all sorts of …

Read More2022-03-26
Activist Short Selling in W11

Activist Short Selling in W11

This week we have registered three new major short calls.  We highlight Lilium (LILM) a new target of Iceberg Research who is going after another stock that is supposedly only built on unsustainable hype. As …

Read More2022-03-19