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Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Alerts Investors of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Against Canaan Inc.

Radnor, Pennsylvania – (Newsfile Corp. – June 8, 2021) – Law firm Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against Canaan Inc. (NASDAQ: CAN) (“Canaan”) on behalf of those who purchased or acquired Canaan American Depositary Receipts (“ADRs”) between February 10, 2021 and April 9, 2021 (the “Class Period”) “) .

Investor Deadline Reminder: Investors who purchased or acquired Canaan ADRs during the Class Period may apply to be appointed as the Class Lead Prosecutor no later than June 14, 2021. For more information or information on how to participate in this litigation, please contact Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP: James Maro, Esq. (484) 270-1453 or Adrienne Bell, Esq. (484) 270-1435; toll free at (844) 887-9500; by email to [email protected]; or click on https://www.ktmc.com/canaan-inc-class-action-lawsuit?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=Link&utm_campaign=canaan.

Canaan designs, manufactures and sells Bitcoin mining machines, primarily in the People’s Republic of China.

Throughout the class action period, defendants kept silent about Canaan’s fourth quarter 2020 revenue increased more than 93% compared to fourth quarter due to ongoing supply chain disruptions and the introduction of Canaan’s next generation A12 series bitcoin mining machines. Year-on-year sales in 2019 and more than 93% compared to the previous quarter compared to sales in the third quarter of 2020.

According to the complaint, on April 12, 2021, prior to trading, Canaan issued a press release detailing the actual financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020 and fiscal year 2020 for the period ended December 31, 2020, including a 93% annual net income decline in computing power sold and of net sales for the quarter.

The lawsuit alleges that during the class action period the defendants withheld from the investing public that: (1) Canaan experienced significant supply chain disruptions in the fourth quarter of 2020; (2) the introduction of Canaan’s next-generation A12 series bitcoin mining machines had cannibalized sales of the older product offerings in the fourth quarter of 2020; (3) As a result of the foregoing, Canaan’s sales and revenue decreased dramatically in the fourth quarter of 2020; and (4) as a result of the foregoing, Canaan was not on track to achieve the good financial prospects the market had believed.

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Canaan investors may apply no later than June 14, 2021 to be appointed as lead class agent by Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP, or other legal counsel, or they can choose to do nothing and remain an absent group member. A lead plaintiff is a representative party who acts on behalf of all class members in the conduct of the dispute. To be appointed as a lead plaintiff, the court must determine that the class plaintiff’s claim is typical of the claims of other class plaintiffs and that the class plaintiff is adequately representing the class action. Your ability to participate in a recovery will not be affected by whether or not you want to be the lead plaintiff.

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP pursues class actions in state and federal courts across the country involving securities fraud, fiduciary violations, and other violations of state and federal laws. Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP is a driving force behind corporate governance reform and has collected billions of dollars on behalf of institutional and private investors from the US and around the world. The firm represents investors, consumers and whistleblowers (individuals who report fraudulent practices against the government and participate in recovery of government dollars). The complaint in this lawsuit was not filed by Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP. For more information on Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP, please visit www.ktmc.com.


Kessler Topas Meltzer & Check, LLP
James Maro, Jr., Esq.
Adrienne Bell, Esq.
280 König-von-Preußen-Strasse
Radnor, PA 19087
(844) 887-9500 (toll free)
[email protected]

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