The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Tuya Inc. (“Tuya” or the “Company”) (NYSE: TUYA) American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) pursuant and/or traceable to the Company’s March 2021 initial public offering (the “IPO”). Tuya investors have until October 11, 2022 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
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On March 18, 2021, Tuya conducted its IPO, selling over 45 million ADSs at $21 per ADS.
On May 11, 2021, an article on techcrunch.com reported that “several top Chinese sellers” had “disappeared from Amazon,” and that over 13.1 million records documenting a fake review scam had been uncovered, with more than 200,000 Amazon accounts.
Then, on July 9, 2021, verdict.co.uk revealed that, in an attempt to crack down against paid reviews and other violations, Amazon had banned hundreds of Chinese brands across thousands of sellers’ accounts, many of which were clients of Tuya.
Then, on August 18, 2021, Tuya reported disappointing financial results for second quarter 2021. During the related conference call, the Company attributed the results to a “series of challenges” affecting its customers, “including Amazon's strict execution of seller policy, rising raw material prices and shortage of semiconductor components.”
On this news, the Company’s share price fell $1.74, or 14%, to close at $10.41 per ADS on August 19, 2021. By August 2022, Tuya ADSs had dropped below $2 per ADS, 90% below the IPO price.
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If you purchased Tuya ADSs pursuant and/or traceable to the IPO, you may move the Court no later than October 11, 2022 to ask the Court to appoint you as lead plaintiff. To be a member of the Class 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. If you purchased Tuya ADSs pursuant and/or traceable to the IPO, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, 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 email@example.com, 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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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of Tuya Inc. (TUYA) Investors