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Muddy Waters peels back the layers, often built up by seemingly respected but sycophantic law firms, auditors, and venal managements.

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Here Comes the Cliff! (BXMT US)

Muddy Waters is short Blackstone Mortgage Trust (BXMT US). Interest rate swaps and manipulated risk ratings / loss provisions have obscured serious deterioration in BXMT's loan book. Muddy Waters believes that starting in 2024, as an estimated $16 billion of swaps terminate, the following problems w… more

Sunrun: Just Making It Up (RUN US)

After reading Sunrun’s response, which attempts to explain the persistent, almost five-quarter difference between its Subscriber metric and EIA data, we conclude that Sunrun’s Subscriber numbers are arbitrary, if not an outright falsehood. Muddy Waters therefore remains short Sunrun. As we show belo… more

Sunrun: The Case of the Phantom Subscribers (RUN)

MW is again short Sunrun (RUN).  We weren't cynical enough when we first published our initial short thesis on Sunrun in July 2022.  We now believe that Sunrun has greatly exaggerated its (non-GAAP) Subscriber numbers for years, with the current overstatement seemingly close to five quarters of repo… more

Vivion: Exchanging Reality

Vivion has proposed a bond exchange to extend its maturities. (Muddy Waters remains short Vivion bonds.) Oddly, Vivion has not published up to date financials, and based on pro forma adjustments in the Exchange Offering Memorandum, it appears that Vivion has repaid portions of its shareholder loans… more

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