Category Archives: Commercial

Litigation funding to double in five years as asset class becomes mainstream: expert

Litigation funding is undeniably becoming a mainstream asset class with the market set to double in the next five years. This is the prediction from Dilip N Massand of Legal Ventures, a UAE based fund by Phoenix Advisors that specializes in emerging markets. It is backed by Dalma Capital, a leading alternative investment manager.

SPONSORED POST: Litigation Finance Opportunity for ‘David vs. Goliath’ Case

Litigation Finance Primer

Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon is prosecuting a claim valued at $31m. We are raising $2.3m for return within 12 months, possible additional upside. $450k to close, balance on run rate 30 days net to trial.

The claimant is a single individual plaintiff who is a very credible former investment banker. Claimant is very knowledgeable and is committed to conclusion of the claim. One defendant is a large international financial institution and the second defendant is a highly liquid mortgage loan originator. Case documents are structured finance and real estate. Defendant’s counsel is a national general practice firm, lead defense counsel is 4-year partner. This is a complex financial claim, fact intensive, document case. Documents we hold support an opinion letter from a legal 500 firm at 80% chance of recovery. Damages are supported by preliminary economic expert and other case documents.

Litigation Capital Management (AIM:LIT) announces settlement in principle of litigation project

Litigation Capital Management Limited (AIM:LIT), a leading international provider of litigation financing solutions, announces that a settlement in principle has been reached in respect of one of its litigation projects.