Category Archives: Announcement

Validity Finance Expands to Washington, D.C., Bringing Aboard International Disputes Litigator Nicole Silver from Greenberg Traurig

Leading litigation funder Validity Finance announced it has expanded to Washington, DC, adding prominent international disputes lawyer Nicole Silver as investment manager. She was previously a shareholder with Greenberg Traurig in Washington, representing governments and corporate clients in international arbitration proceedings, as well as in complex civil litigation, white-collar defense and internal investigations.

BURFORD CAPITAL CLOSES NEW $360 MILLION PRIVATE INVESTMENT FUND

Burford Capital Limited, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces that it has raised a new $360 million private investment fund, the Burford Advantage Master Fund LP (“Advantage Fund”).

BURFORD CAPITAL REPORTS FULL YEAR 2021 RESULTS; RECORD LEVELS OF BALANCE SHEET DEPLOYMENTS

Burford Capital Limited, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2021.(1)

Omni Bridgeway launches US Judgment Enforcement business, expands global enforcement team

Omni Bridgeway (formerly known in the US as Bentham IMF) is pleased to announce the launch of its US Judgment Enforcement business.

Litigation Capital Management Limited (“LCM” or the “Company”): Interim results for the half year ended 31 December 2021

Litigation Capital Management Limited (AIM:LIT), a leading international alternative asset manager of disputes financing solutions, is pleased to announce its unaudited interim results for the half year ended 31 December 2021, delivering a significant improvement on the prior year.

Burford Capital surpasses $100 million in Equity Project commitments

Burford Capital—the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law—today announces that it has crossed a significant milestone in its groundbreaking initiative designed to increase diversity in the business of law, with more than $100 million in cumulative Equity Project commitments made to back commercial litigation and arbitration led by female and racially diverse lawyers.

Oasis Financial Becomes Libra Solutions as Offerings Grow

Oasis Financial announced today the change of its parent company name to Libra Solutions. The change was filed on January 10, 2022, and the company formally launched the new name February 23, 2022.

UK Competition Appeal Tribunal Certifies Collective Action Against Shipping Companies For Overcharging Customers

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has certified a collective action against multiple maritime car carriers who operated an illegal cartel to manipulate car shipping prices. Certification clears the way for the class action filed by consumer rights champion Mark McLaren, who has instructed has instructed Scott+Scott UK LLP as solicitors on behalf of consumers and businesses who purchased or leased new cars or vans, to proceed to trial.

Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) Teams Up with Money Management International (MMI) to Offer Customers Access to Financial Resource Site

The leading trade association for the consumer legal funding industry, Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC), a nonprofit organization, announces the relaunch ARCFinanciallyFit.com (Financially Fit), a website providing consumers with tools to achieve financial wellness, bolster emergency savings, and better prepare for a rainy day.

Court decides that groundbreaking £150m class action on behalf of UK car buyers can proceed

London’s specialist competition court, the Competition Appeal Tribunal, has today given the green light to a class action on behalf of millions of motorists and businesses, who bought or leased a new car between October 2006 and September 2015, to claim against 5 shipping companies that imported cars into Europe.