Whitney Tilson Is Short Uber

Alex Sacerdote, Larry Robbins, and Lauren Taylor Wolfe presented long ideas at the Robin Hood Investors Conference.

(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Calling it “the WeWork that came public,” former hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson laid out a case for shorting ride-hailing company Uber at the annual Robin Hood Investors Conference on Monday.

Tilson, who is now the founder and CEO of Empire Financial Research, pointed out that Uber went public in May at $45 per share, and the stock is down 27 percent since then, according to slides of his presentation that Institutional Investor has obtained.

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