NEW YORK–(Business organisation WIRE)–Prominent investor rights constabulary firm Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP (“BLB&G”) is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Grab Holdings Limited (“Catch” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GRAB).
BLB&Chiliad’s investigation is focused on whether Take hold of misled investors almost its acquirement growth and business prospects.
Based in Singapore, Catch develops commitment direction, mobility, financial services, and enterprise software solutions. In item, Catch operates a “super app” that functions every bit Southeast Asia’due south largest ride-hailing and commitment service, similar to Uber.
Take hold of went public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition visitor (“SPAC”) on December 2, 2021. Post-obit the merger, Grab stock opened at $13.06 per share giving the Company a market capitalization of $51.6 billion. At the time of the merger, Peter Oey, the Company’s Main Financial Officer touted that “[o]ur mobility business has been ascension as lockdowns have been relaxed. Our payments business also continues to grow. We’re seeing all strong signs.”
Iii months later, on March three, 2022, Catch announced its outset quarterly financial results as a public company, and revealed that its revenues had declined 44% from the prior quarter. The Visitor also disclosed that it incurred a loss of $3.6 billion in total yr 2021, with a $1.1 billion loss in the fourth quarter lone, about double the loss Grab reported in the aforementioned quarter a year before. In stark contrast to the statements he made at the time of the merger, Peter Oey attributed the poor financial results to “invest[ing] heavily” in driver incentives and stated that “[i]t volition take one or 2 quarters to get equilibrium between drivers and riders, between supply and demand.” On this news, Grab shares declined past $1.95 per share, or 37%, to close at $3.28 per share on March 3, 2022.
The investigation is being led by BLB&G partner Scott R. Foglietta.
If you lot have information that could assist in this investigation as a by employee or other interested party, or if you are a Take hold of investor who suffered a loss and would like to learn more than about our investigation,
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Scott R. Foglietta
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