Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. Securities Class Litigation

Introduction

Securities class action litigation has been filed on behalf of investors who purchased or otherwise acquired the securities of Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MARA).  If you purchased or otherwise acquired Marathon securities between October 13, 2020 and November 15, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Period”), you may move the court for appointment as lead plaintiff by no later than February 15, 2022.

You may retain Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, or other attorneys, as your counsel in the action.  Recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the nation’s top plaintiffs’ law firms, Lieff Cabraser is committed to safeguarding the rights of investors and upholding the integrity of the market.  We have significant experience and a successful track record of representing institutional and individual investors in securities and financial fraud litigation.

Marathon investors who wish to learn more about the litigation and how to seek appointment as lead plaintiff should click here, text or email investorinfo@lchb.com, or call Sharon M. Lee of Lieff Cabraser at 1-800-541-7358.

Background on the Marathon Securities Class Litigation

Marathon, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a cryptocurrency mining company.  On March 1, 2021, the Company changed its name from Marathon Patent Group, Inc. to Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc.  In October 2020, Marathon announced the formation of Beowulf Joint Venture with the company Beowulf Energy LLC (“Beowulf”).  The focus of the Beowulf Joint Venture was to “deliver[] low-cost power to Marathon’s Bitcoin mining operations.”  Pursuant to the joint venture, Marathon entered into a series of agreements with various parties, including affiliates of Beowulf and Two Point One, LLC, to design and build a data center in Hardin, Montana (the “Hardin Facility”), issuing six million shares of its common stock to the parties of those agreements.

The action alleges that, throughout the Class Period, Defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (a) the Beowulf Joint Venture, as it related to the Hardin Facility, implicated potential regulatory violations, including U.S. securities law violations; (b) as a result, the Beowulf Joint Venture subjected Marathon to a heightened risk of regulatory scrutiny; and (c) the foregoing was reasonably likely to have a material negative impact on the Company’s business and commercial prospects.

On November 15, 2021, Marathon disclosed that the Company and certain of its executives had received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) “to produce documents and communications” related to the Hardin Facility. Marathon further revealed that “the SEC may be investigating whether or not there may have been any violations of the federal securities law.” On this news, Marathon’s stock price fell $20.52 per share, or 27.03%, from its close of $75.91 per share on November 12, 2021, to close at $55.40 per share on November 15, 2021, on unusually heavy trading volume.

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    II.TRANSACTIONS IN MARATHON SECURITIES

    Number of shares of Marathon securities held immediately before the start of Class Period on October 12, 2020:

    From October 12, 2020 through November 15, 2021, inclusive, I made the following transactions in Marathon securities:

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    During the 90 days after November 15, 2021, I made the following transactions in Marathon securities:

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