According to a newly-amended 13D filing with the US SEC, Leonard A. Potter’s Wildcat Capital Management LLC, on behalf of Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:SRNE) has filed a complaint in which affirms derivative claims for violation of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment against Dr. Ji and directors William S. Marth, Kim D. Janda, Douglas Ebersole, Jaisim Shah and David H. Deming (collectively, the “Defendants”), and waste of corporate assets. In addition, Wildcat Capital Management LLC, on behalf of the company, asks for rescinding the options and warrants issued by the Issuer’s subsidiaries to Dr. Ji and the Board, enjoin the three private placements that are part of the Transactions that is expected to close imminently, and to be awarded damages resulting from the Defendants’ alleged violations of fiduciary duties. The same day that the complaint was filed, Wild Capital Management LLC also filed a motion for temporary restraining order against the Defendants. Wildcat Capital Management LLC owns 2.8 million shares of Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRNE), which amass 7.0% of the company’s outstanding stock.
Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRNE) is a biopharmaceutical company that is working on developing medical therapeutics, which can respond to many unmet medical issues such as the treatment of chronic cancer pain. Over the past 12 months, the company stock is down by 53.65%.
Among the investors followed by Insider Monkey, at the end of March, Wildcat Capital Management reported the biggest position in Sorrento Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRNE), and the second biggest position in this company was disclosed by Bihua Chen’s Cormorant Asset Management, worth around $11.27 million. Remaining investors that are bullish on this stock include Hal Mintz’s Sabby Capital, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management, and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies.
You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.
Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|Wildcat Capital Management||0||2,676,193||0||2,676,193||2,676,193||6.7%|
|Wildcat Liquid Alpha||0||184,000||0||184,000||184,000||0.5%|
|Infinity Q Capital Management||0||123,597||0||123,597||123,597||0.3%|
|Infinity Q Management Equity||0||123,597||0||123,597||123,597||0.3%|
|Infinity Q Diversified Alpha Fund||0||123,597||0||123,597||123,597||0.3%|
|Bonderman Family Limited Partnership||0||2,799,790||0||2,799,790||2,799,790||7.0%|
|Leonard A. Potter||0||2,799,790||0||2,799,790||2,799,790||7.0%|
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