The short seller who sent Dollarama into a spin sees Canada as land of opportunity for activism

The short seller who sent Dollarama into a spin sees Canada as land of opportunity for activism

Spruce Point Capital Management LLC, the New York short-selling firm that targeted Montreal-based retailer Dollarama Inc. last year, is planning to take aim at more Canadian companies, Ben Axler, the firm’s founder and chief investment officer, said Monday. “We’re going to do more Canadian activism, definitely,” Axler told the Financial Post after speaking on a…

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Aphria-related short seller report ‘inaccurate,’ third-party investigator finds

Aphria-related short seller report ‘inaccurate,’ third-party investigator finds

An independent third-party investigator hired by Florida-based cannabis company Liberty Health Sciences to probe claims of self-dealing made in a short-seller report in December has concluded that the allegations were “materially inaccurate,” according to a press release put out Tuesday by Liberty Health. In early December, short-seller Hindenburg Research released a series of reports critical…

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