Bloomberg Law
March 22, 2023, 4:45 PMUpdated: March 22, 2023, 6:50 PM

PG&E Investors Sue Leaders Over Stock Drop After Camp Fire (1)

Martina Barash
Martina Barash

PG&E Corp. officers and directors allegedly misrepresented the utility’s vegetation-clearing efforts and other fire-safety measures in the months preceding the massive 2018 Camp Fire in California, according to a new lawsuit.

Orbis Capital Ltd. and more than a dozen related funds say they lost hundreds of millions of dollars in PG&E’s slide toward bankruptcy after the fire. They sued Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

The lawsuit is separate from a proposed investor class action that was paused in September 2022 pending resolution of bankruptcy proceedings involving PG&E. The decision to stay the case ...

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