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Robbins Arroyo LLP: Jumia Technologies AG (JMIA) Sued for Misleading Shareholders

May 17, 2019

SAN DIEGO & BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 17, 2019--

Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that purchasers of Jumia Technologies AG (NYSE: JMIA) filed a class action complaint against the company for alleged violations of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 between April 12, 2019 through May 9, 2019. Jumia operates a pan-African e-commerce platform.

View this information on the law firm’s Shareholder Rights Blog:
https://www.robbinsarroyo.com/jumia-technologies-ag/

Jumia Accused of Fraudulent Activities

According to the complaint, Jumia completed its IPO in April 2019 for net proceeds of approximately $280.2 million. Less than a month after, Citron Research issued a research report announcing that “Jumia is a Fraud” that “deserves immediate SEC attention.” According to the Citron Report, while media in the U.S. naively anointed Jumia the “Amazon of Africa,” numerous articles have been issued in its home country of Nigeria claiming widespread fraud. An investigation by Nigerian news reporters described Jumia as a company “struggling to survive over internal fraudulent activities” and “filled with many shady deals.” Citron Report further notes that just prior to the IPO, Jumia issued a confidential investor presentation in October 2018 with financial metrics that significantly differ from its registration documents. When the truth was revealed, Jumia’s ADSs declined approximately 28% on heavy trading volume over a two-day period, from $33.11 per ADS on May 8, 2019 to $24.50 per ADS on May 10, 2019.

Jumia Healthcare Solutions Shareholders Have Legal Options

Concerned shareholders who would like more information about their rights and potential remedies can contact attorney Leo Kandinov at (800) 350-6003, LKandinov@robbinsarroyo.com, or via the shareholder information form on the firm’s website.

Robbins Arroyo LLP is a nationally recognized leader in shareholder rights law. The firm represents individual and institutional investors in shareholder derivative and securities class action lawsuits, and has helped its clients realize more than $1 billion of value for themselves and the companies in which they have invested.

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CONTACT: Leo Kandinov

Robbins Arroyo LLP

5040 Shoreham Place

San Diego, CA 92122

LKandinov@robbinsarroyo.com

(619) 525-3990 or Toll Free (800) 350-6003

www.robbinsarroyo.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES EUROPE NORTH AMERICA NIGERIA CALIFORNIA GERMANY AFRICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

SOURCE: Robbins Arroyo LLP

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