Carson Block, Infamous Short-Seller Activist of Muddy Waters Capital & 'The China Hustle' Movie, On Exposing International Business Fraud...
Ep #116 - This week on the Marketing Geeks Podcast, hosts Justin Womack and Andros Sturgeon are joined by Carson Block, an infamous and world renowned activist short-seller who has been featured on major media outlets like CNBC, Bloomberg, Business Insider, etc, and highlighted in the hit documentary movie “The China Hustle.” Carson Block is known for documenting and alleging fraudulent accounting practices in publicly traded Chinese companies. In this interview, we explore his journey from international entrepreneur to "FEARED" and respected short seller.
ALSO... Check out Ep #106 as well where we sat down with Dan David, the narrator and main protagonist of 'The China Hustle' film.
Carson Block is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Muddy Waters Capital, LLC, which is a manager of private funds focused on activist investing. He was named to the Bloomberg BusinessWeek “50 Most Influential in Global Finance” list in 2011. Prior to Muddy Waters, Carson started the first self storage business in Mainland China, co-authored “Doing Business in China for Dummies”, and practiced law with Jones Day in Shanghai, PRC. He was also featured in the book, "The Most Dangerous Trade: How Short Sellers Uncover Fraud, Keep Markets Honest, and Make and Lose Billions," by Richard Teitelbaum, former Bloomberg writer.
Learn More About Carson Block and Muddy Waters Capital:
Visit the Muddy Waters Website at: https://www.muddywatersresearch.com/
Follow Carson Block (@muddywatersre) on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/muddywatersre
More On ‘The China Hustle’ Documentary Film:
Watch the film on Hulu at: https://www.hulu.com/movie/the-china-hustle-c53845f0-5822-4309-b1e1-7b4c2b48db4f
From the producers of Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room comes a Wall Street heist story about a still-unfolding financial crime so big, it has the power to affect all of our wallets. Investors on the fringes of the financial world feverishly seek new alternatives for high-return investments in the global markets and have found a goldmine in China. But when one investor discovers a massive web of fraud, everything else is called into question. Jed Rothstein’s documentary rings the alarm on the need for transparency in an increasingly deregulated financial world by following those working to uncover the biggest heist you’ve never heard of.
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