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Carson Block & Muddy Waters hit back at Burford - the rebuttal of the rebuttal appears compelling (and we publish in full)

By Tom Winnifrith | Tuesday 13 August 2019


Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.


Bear raider Carson Block and his Muddy Waters outfit have hit back hard at the Burford (BUR) rebuttal of his original dossier. Carsons says allegations of market abuse are a smear and part of the nornmal target company playbook and he'd be delighted to assist the FCA. On the substantive points in the original dossier Carson says the Burford rebuttals don't wash. This is a very good response by Block and appears pretty compelling to me. The full rebuttal of the rebuttal is below:

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