Bloomberg | Carson Block:新冠疫情料掀起一輪金融醜聞曝光潮

Bloomberg 發布於 04月20日09:38 • Michael Patterson、Sofia Horta e Costa
Carson Block, chief investment officer of Muddy Waters Capital LLC, speaks during the Bloomberg Invest Summit in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The summit brings together influential and innovative figures in investing for an in-depth exploration of the challenges and opportunities posed by a rapidly changing financial landscape.
Carson Block, chief investment officer of Muddy Waters Capital LLC, speaks during the Bloomberg Invest Summit in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The summit brings together influential and innovative figures in investing for an in-depth exploration of the challenges and opportunities posed by a rapidly changing financial landscape.

從上世紀80年代的儲蓄和貸款危機,到2008年的麥道夫詐騙案,歷史上有多起金融欺詐行為,都是在市場動盪之後曝光的。

Carson Block等探查此類行為的投資人士表示,新冠病毒危機將使不當行為難以隱藏,下一輪大規模金融醜聞可能迫在眉睫。

「當資金市場收緊時,這種壓力通常都會讓欺詐行為暴露,」渾水公司創始人Block通過電郵接受採訪表示。「我預計,隨著11年的牛市勢頭消退,將有一系列的欺詐行為曝光。」Block以做空財務狀況存疑的企業而聞名。

近期,從新加坡到中國的企業財務不當行為令投資者感到不安。