So does Sabrepoint get punished? Smash and grab with QKM admitting he was doing it in part for them. https://t.co/6j2Gow9uDN
— Oh Come On! (@BluthCapital) June 21, 2021
Institutional Investor, 30 November 2020
More than a dozen short-sellers interviewed by Institutional Investor in an effort to penetrate this murky terrain say there are numerous players and various permutations of the model that may involve the sharing of ideas and research along with either a cut of the gains on the short trade or a set fee. In fact, some short-sellers believe that almost all of the activists have such backing — even those running small hedge funds themselves.