Carson Block

Founder, CEO & CIO of Muddy Waters Capital LLC

Carson Block is a short-seller, investor and the founder of Muddy Waters Research, a pioneer in on-the-ground, freely published investment research. Block is known for documenting and alleging fraudulent accounting practices in Chinese, European, Canadian, and U.S. companies.

Who is…

  • Block catapulted to fame almost a decade ago for exposing alleged frauds in publicly traded Chinese companies, like the well-known case of Sino-Forest Corp.
  • In 2017, Block initiated a private lawsuit against Equifax, accusing it of neglecting to safeguard his personally identifiable information.
  • He appears in the documentary The China Hustle, outlining his research into Securities fraud of Chinese companies through Muddy Waters.
  • In 2011, Block was ranked as one of the “50 Most Influential” people on Bloomberg Markets’ list of thinkers.

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