LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz reminds investors of the upcoming January 24, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of The RealReal, Inc. (“RealReal” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: REAL) investors who purchased common stock pursuant and/or traceable to the registration statement and prospectus (collectively, the “Registration Statement”) issued in connection with the Company’s June 2019 initial public offering (“IPO” or the “Offering”).
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In June 2019, RealReal completed its initial public offering (“IPO”), selling 17.25 million shares at $20.00 per share.
On November 5, 2019, CNBC published a report based on “nearly three dozen former employees” and “internal company documents that show not everything is authenticated by an expert” and that “employees work under strict quotas that lead to fakes being sold on the site.”
On this news, the Company’s share price fell $3.80, or 19%, over two consecutive trading sessions to close at $19.37 on November 6, 2019. Since the IPO, RealReal stock has traded as low as $12.80 per share, a significant decline from the $20 IPO price.
The complaint filed in this class action alleges that Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the Company’s employees received little training on how to spot fake items; (2) that the Company’s strict quotas on its employees exacerbated product authentication issues; (3) that consequently, the potential for counterfeit or mislabeled items to make it through Company’s authentication process was higher than disclosed; and (4) that, as a result, defendants’ statements about RealReal’s business, operations, and prospects were materially false and misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis at all relevant times.
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If you purchased or otherwise acquired RealReal securities during the Class Period, you may move the Court no later than January 24, 2020 to request appointment as lead plaintiff in this putative class action lawsuit. To be a member of the class action you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the class action. If you wish to learn more about this class action, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to the pending class action lawsuit, please contact Frank R. Cruz, of The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz, 1999 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, California 90067 at 310-914-5007, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.frankcruzlaw.com. If you inquire by email please include your mailing address, telephone number, and number of shares purchased.
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