Online Attackers Called Us ‘Canada’s Madoff,’ Lawsuit Alleges
Institutional Investor, 18 June 2019
Secret Dropbox folders, a negative Twitter campaign, and an exclusive dinner for short-selling “conspirators” are all tactics alleged by Canadian private equity firm Catalyst Capital Group against rival firm West Face Capital and a slew of other defendants, according to the latest filing in a long-running legal campaign.
Catalyst Capital files $450-million lawsuit accusing Anson Funds, West Face of short-selling ‘conspiracy’
Financial Post, 8 November 2017
Catalyst Capital Group Inc. has launched a lawsuit against Anson Group Canada, a privately held asset manager with operations in Canada and Texas, and Toronto-based private equity firm West Face Capital Inc., accusing them of participating in a “manipulative ‘short and distort’ campaign.”
The alleged target was publicly traded Catalyst subsidiary Callidus Capital Corp., claims the lawsuit, which dubs the Anson, West Face and several associated and unrelated individuals as “Wolfpack Conspirators.”
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