Those shorting stocks during the COVID-19 pandemic have made more than $50 billion in profits. Billionaire Bill Ackman recently said that activist short sellers are far more efficient than regulators at unearthing corporate frauds, and that regulators should work with short sellers. Here we take a look at the top 10 best performing activist short calls in the first half […]

By Scott Murdoch HONG KONG (Reuters) – Credit Suisse Group AG’s Asia-Pacific business has the highest level of credit provisions for potential loan losses across each of the bank’s major divisions, according to its second-quarter accounts. The Swiss-based bank made 81 million Swiss francs ($88.66 million) in provisions for credit losses in the Asia-Pacific in the second quarter, its results

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DJ Luckin Stock Tumbled Because It Decided to Stop Fighting Its Delisting — Barrons.com By Luisa Beltran Luckin Coffee, which is embroiled in an accounting scandal, said Friday that it no longer plans to fight the Nasdaq’s decision to delist the company, causing its stock to lose more than half its value. Luckin’s (Ticker: LK) American Depositary Shares will be

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(Adds details on proposal to remove chairman) June 26 (Reuters) – Luckin Coffee Inc LK.O said on Friday its board had proposed to remove its chairman, Charles Zhengyao Lu, following an internal probe into the fabrication of the embattled coffee chain&aposs annual sales numbers. The China-based company&aposs stock closed 54% down on Friday after it said that its shares would

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DJ Luckin Coffee Moves to Remove Chairman Charles Lu From Board By Maria Armental The board of embattled Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee Inc. is moving forward to remove Chairman Charles Lu but asked shareholders to vote against a proposal to remove Sean Shao from the board, citing concerns about potentially disrupting an internal investigation. A board meeting will be

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DJ Luckin Coffee Drops Nasdaq Appeal. Shares To Be Delisted — Update By Jing Yang Embattled Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee Inc. said it no longer plans to appeal a decision by the Nasdaq Stock Market to delist its shares, effectively ending its one-year run as a U.S. publicly listed company. Luckin’s American Depositary Shares will be suspended from trading

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(Corrects to say “suspended”, not “delisted”, in headline, paragraph 1) June 26 (Reuters) – Luckin Coffee Inc LK.O said on Friday Nasdaq Inc NDAQ.O notified the Chinese coffee chain that its shares would be suspended at the open on Monday. Luckin&aposs shares, which have lost more than 85% of their value since the company announced an internal investigation of some

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Press Release: Luckin Coffee Announces Withdrawal of its Request for Nasdaq Hearing Luckin Coffee Announces Withdrawal of its Request for Nasdaq Hearing BEIJING, June 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luckin Coffee Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LK) today announced the following: As previously disclosed, the Company received two written notices (the “Notices”) from the Listing Qualifications Staff (the “Listing Qualifications Staff”)

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DJ Luckin Coffee Gets Nasdaq Delisting Notice for Not Filing Annual Report By Dave Sebastian Luckin Coffee Inc., the Chinese coffee company that admitted to faking sales numbers, said it received a delisting notice from Nasdaq on June 17 for not filing its 2019 annual report. The notice came after Nasdaq’s listing staff in May moved to delist the Xiamen,

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Press Release: Luckin Coffee Receives Delisting Notice from Nasdaq for Failure to File its Annual Report Luckin Coffee Receives Delisting Notice from Nasdaq for Failure to File its Annual Report BEIJING, June 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luckin Coffee Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LK) today announced that on June 17, 2020, it received an additional written notice (the “Notice”) from

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DJ Luckin Coffee to Hold Special Meeting to Vote on Ousting Chairman, Directors By Dave Sebastian Luckin Coffee Inc. will hold an extraordinary general meeting July 5 to vote on whether to oust several directors, including Chairman Charles Lu, as the company deals with the aftermath of its admission that it faked sales figures. Shareholders will decide on resolutions to

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DJ Luckin Coffee: Member of Internal Investigation Committee Has Resigned By Dave Sebastian Luckin Coffee Inc., the Chinese coffee company that later admitted to revenue fabrication, said a director who had been tapped to help oversee an internal investigation has resigned after serving for less than three months. Tianruo Pu resigned due to personal reasons, Luckin said Friday. Mr. Pu

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Press Release: Luckin Coffee Received Notification from Mr. Tianruo Pu of his Resignation as an Independent Director Luckin Coffee Received Notification from Mr. Tianruo Pu of his Resignation as an Independent Director BEIJING, June 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luckin Coffee Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LK) today announced the following: The Company received a letter of resignation dated June 16,

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Nasdaq has proposed new rules to make it more difficult for some Chinese firms to list on its stock exchange. Its proposals would mean companies from certain nations would have to raise at least $25m (£14.4m) or a quarter of their post-listing valuation to list. Tougher accounting rules will also apply for listings, which are called Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).

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MW Nasdaq plans to toughen rules that could make it harder for Chinese companies to list on its exchange: report Nasdaq Inc. [: NDAQ] plans to impose stricter regulation that may make it harder for some Chinese companies to list on its platform, Reuters reported (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-nasdaq-china-listings-exclusive/exclusive-nasdaq-to-tighten-listing-rules-restricting-chinese-ipos-sources-idUSKBN22V01Q) late Monday. Among the new rules, Nasdaq would require companies from some countries to

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Luckin Coffee ( NASDAQ :LK) has fired its CEO and COO after conducting an investigation into inflated sales numbers, according to CNBC. Shares of Luckin Coffee were halted on April 7. They last swapped hands at $4.39 per share. Click to subscribe to real-time analytics on LK Now read: GreenSky slides 8.6% post Q1 results »

Press Release: Luckin Coffee Announces Changes to Board of Directors and Senior Management Luckin Coffee Announces Changes to Board of Directors and Senior Management BEIJING, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Luckin Coffee Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LK), today announced changes to its Board of Directors (“Board”) and senior management, effective May 11, 2020. During its ongoing internal investigation (the

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