Category Archives: Announcement

Legal-Bay Pre-Settlement Funding Company Braces For Busy Holiday Season

JERSEY CITY, N.J.Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay, the Pre-Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they have extra staff preparing for the busy Christmas season, when clients looking for pre-settlement lawsuit funding picks up. Legal-Bay is one of the leading lawsuit funding companies in the industry, and they have a fast approval process.

Parabellum Capital Expands Intellectual Property Offerings, Enhances Underwriting Through Strategic Partnership with PatentVector

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Parabellum Capital LLC (“Parabellum”), an innovator in litigation finance, today announced a new strategic partnership with PatentVector LLC, the industry leader in big data patent analytics. PatentVector will provide patent data analytics to Parabellum, who will be the exclusive recipient among litigation financiers. In addition, Professor Andrew Torrance, PatentVector’s CEO and Co-Founder, will serve as Parabellum’s Special Advisor for Data Science.

IMF Bentham announces closing of Fund 4

SYDNEY (December,10 2018) – IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF) is delighted to share news that just one week after announcing the launch of Fund 4, we have closed the fund with investors from family offices and endowments.

ANUP MISRA JOINS CURIAM CAPITAL AS DIRECTOR WITH FOCUS ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED LITIGATION FINANCE

New York, NY, December 3, 2018 — Curiam Capital, a private investment firm that provides financing for high-value litigation, announced that Anup Misra has joined the firm as a Director to assist with underwriting financing opportunities related to intellectual property litigation. Misra, an experienced IP-litigator, will also work on business development and monitoring of ongoing litigation for Curiam investments.

Bentham IMF Expands Investment Team Following Launch of a New US Fund

NEW YORK (December 3, 2018) – Leading commercial litigation funder Bentham IMF is quickly acting to increase the volume and scope of litigation investment opportunities it assesses following launch of a new fund. The company announces today that it has recruited two experienced litigators to join its team of investment managers responsible for sourcing and evaluating commercial litigation matters that meet Bentham’s investment criteria.

Bentham IMF Announces New $500 Million Fund for US Commercial Litigation Finance Investments, with Upsize Potential to $1 Billion

IMF’s funds under management have increased to A$891m and are expected be over A$1B at the end of 2018.

NEW YORK (November 30, 2018) – IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), the parent company of U.S.-based Bentham IMF (Bentham), announces today the launch of a new fund focussed on US litigation finance investments (Fund 4) with an initial size of US$500m. IMF has completed a first closing with US$375m of binding investor commitments (including US$100m from IMF) and expects a second closing of US$125m of external investor commitments to occur before the end of 2018. There is potential to increase the Fund to US$1 billion following the investment of the initial capital.

LCM Announces Opening of Singapore Office and Appointment of Roger Milburn as Investment Manager

SYDNEY / SINGAPORE, 22 November 2018: Litigation Capital Management (“LCM” or “the Company”), one of the world’s longest-standing providers of litigation financing, today announces that it has opened an office in Singapore. Roger Milburn has been appointed Investment Manager at LCM and he will be based in Singapore covering LCM’s offering into both Singapore and Hong Kong.

Therium Appoints Stephen Akers to Lead its Global Insolvency Practice

London, 20 November, 2018 – Therium Group Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of litigation finance globally with over $800 million of assets under management, has appointed Stephen Akers to lead its insolvency funding practice, based in London.

Woodsford Litigation Funding announces US$100m commitment from major shareholder, taking the capital available to the business to several hundred million dollars

LONDON, PHILADELPHIA, SINGAPORE, TEL-AVIV, BRISBANE– 19 November 2018, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation finance for businesses, individuals and law firms, has today announced that the family office of Chairman, Yves Bonavero, has procured an increase in the family’s investment in Woodsford to US$100m to support the rapidly expanding business.

Omni Bridgeway and IFC Partnering on Distressed Asset Recovery in the MENA region.

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Omni Bridgeway and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, have jointly made available $100 million to establish a new investment vehicle, which will be managed by Omni Bridgeway’s regional expertise center in Dubai. The investment partnership between Omni Bridgeway and IFC is aimed at distressed asset recovery and dispute resolution funding in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia regions.