The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz continues its investigation of Avaya Holdings Corp. (“Avaya” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AVYA) on behalf of investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of federal securities laws.
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On August 9, 2022, Avaya released its preliminary third quarter 2022 financial results, reporting sales of $577 million, down 20% year-over-year in constant currency. The Company provided no explanation for the earnings miss, but disclosed that there is “substantial doubt about the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern.” The Company also announced that its audit committee is investigating a whistleblower letter and its recent earnings report. As an article by The Wall Street Journal pointed out, Avaya missed earnings and cut its earnings forecast by 60% just weeks after borrowing $600 million from institutional investors in June.
On this news, Avaya’s stock price fell $0.51, or 45.5%, to close at $0.61 per share on August 9, 2022, thereby injuring investors.
Then, on December 13, 2022, Avaya filed a Form 8-K with the SEC stating that it was engaging in discussions for a potential refinancing, recapitalization, reorganization, restructuring, or investment transaction.
On this news, Avaya’s stock price fell $0.469, or 40.4%, to close at $0.691 per share on December 13, 2022, thereby injuring investors further.
Then, on December 16, 2022, The Wall Street Journal exclusively reported that Avaya “is nearing a chapter 11 bankruptcy filing,” citing people familiar with the matter.
On this news, Avaya’s stock price fell $0.28, or 54.1%, to close at $0.24 per share on December 16, 2022, thereby injuring investors further.
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