LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of Mallinckrodt plc (“Mallinckrodt” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MNK) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws.
If you suffered a loss on your Mallinckrodt investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at www.glancylaw.com/cases/Mallinckrodt-plc-1/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at email@example.com to learn more about your rights.
In October 2020, Mallinckrodt filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while agreeing to settle its role in the U.S. opioid crisis by making nine payments equaling $1.7 billion over eight years to an opioid-victims compensation trust. In June 2022, the Company made its first payment as it emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The next payment of $200 million was due in June 2023.
On June 2, 2023, The Wall Street Journal reported that Mallinckrodt was considering bankruptcy again as its next payment due date approached. On this news, Mallinckrodt’s stock price fell $0.98, or 40%, to close at $1.47 per share on June 5, 2023, thereby injuring investors.
Then, on June 15, 2023, the Company disclosed that it had decided to not make interest payments on two bonds due that day and may need to file for bankruptcy. On this news, Mallinckrodt’s stock price fell $0.39, or 31%, to close at $0.87 per share on June 15, 2023.
Then, on June 16, 2023, the Company announced that it had extended the deadline for its $200 million payment from June 16, 2023 to June 23, 2023. However, on June 23, 2023, the Company disclosed that it had extended the deadline once more to June 30, 2023, while also reiterating the possible need to file for bankruptcy.
Whistleblower Notice: Persons with non-public information regarding Mallinckrodt should consider their options to aid the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower Program. Under the program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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