The Catalan multinational pharmaceutical company Grífols has filed a lawsuit against the US investment fund Gotham City in the Southern District Court of New York to seek “recovery of financial and reputational damages” caused by the report according to which the accounts were prepared to conceal it. True religion. The complaint alleges that the investment fund took a “substantial” short position in Greful prior to the publication and distribution of the aforementioned report. The report which, in the pharmaceutical company's opinion, contained “lies” about the accounting, communications, finances and integrity of Grífols. The publication caused a loss of millions of dollars in the company's shares, which fell by more than 30%.
In the communication of the application submitted by Grífols to the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV), it is specified that in the complaint the company requests the application of precautionary measures so that the plaintiffs withdraw and do not continue the proceedings, while economically they ask for a restoration. They also ask that the defendants be held fully liable for the “unlawful” conduct alleged in the lawsuit.
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