Category: Activist Shorts

Activist Short Selling in 2019

Activist Short Selling in 2019

Activist short sellers were very active around the globe in 2019 and made 177 major short calls. Targeted stocks are down 7.7% on average, which is less than in 2018 (avg. decline 12.7%), …

Read More2019-12-30
Tilray Short Tops 2018 Shorting Conference Calls

Tilray Short Tops 2018 Shorting Conference Calls

TL; DR: Tilray short tops all short pitches presented at Kase Learning Shorting Conference one year ago. While Tilray is down about 81% since the presentation, four other stocks declined 40% or more. Chris …

Read More2019-11-30
Sohn London 2019 - Short and Long Pitches

Sohn London 2019 - Short and Long Pitches

Summary of talks by presenters at Sohn London 2019 conference (more about Sohn London here). Contact us, if you are our client and would like more details about specific pitches. Session One (12:30-14:00 …

Read More2019-11-14
Activist Shorts Weekly W42 (excerpt)

Activist Shorts Weekly W42 (excerpt)

This week, we recorded four new activist short reports. On average, targeted stocks declined 2.9%. Below you can read what you should not miss this week in the short-selling world. We especially …

Read More2019-10-19
Muddy Waters disclosed a short in Corestate

Muddy Waters disclosed a short in Corestate

TL; DR: Corestate Capital Holding shares were down as much as 29% today, following a disclosure of a 0.5% short position by Muddy Waters Capital.* Muddy Waters Capital disclosed a 0.5% short in German real …

Read More2019-10-16
Activist Short Selling in Q3 2019

Activist Short Selling in Q3 2019

Busiest quarter in 2019 for activist short sellers: 49 major new short calls/campaigns in Q3;* Best short calls (>$1b initial mkt cap): QCM, ON.MI -65.3%; ShadowFall, BUR -50.6%; Kerrisdale, CDNA -39.6%; Best short calls (<$1b initial …

Read More2019-10-02
Gladstone reducing short positions

Gladstone reducing short positions

TL; DR: Gladstone Capital has been reducing almost all of their EU big shorts in the past two weeks. This is in strong contrast to previous 3-4 months, during which we, …

Read More2019-09-21
New Burford Capital Short by Muddy Waters

New Burford Capital Short by Muddy Waters

TL; DR: Activist short seller Muddy Waters published a short report on Burford Capital. This stock was also in recent short-selling focus of ShadowFall and Gladstone Capital.* Discover the latest short positions by …

Read More2019-08-07
New Activist Shorts in July

New Activist Shorts in July

We recorded sixteen new major activist short reports in July. On average, corresponding stocks dropped 16%, while S&P 500 index is off about 3% from July highs. Two best performing activist shorts …

Read More2019-08-03
Muddy and 5 other HFs shorting Solutions 30

Muddy and 5 other HFs shorting Solutions 30

TL; DR: Following a short position by Muddy Waters Capital in May, five more hedge funds (HFs) disclosed shorts in Solutions 30.* Discover the latest EU short positions now. Sign up for Breakout …

Read More2019-08-02