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Gross v. Net Return Dispersion in Commercial Litigation Finance

By John Freund |

The following is an article contributed by Ed Truant, founder of Slingshot Capital,

Executive Summary

  • Gross v. Net return dispersion needs to be considered by investors & fund managers
  • While present in many private equity classes, managers that can limit dispersion can attract more capital for a given return profile
  • Wide dispersion prevents many institutional investors from considering investing in the asset class
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Managing Duration Risk in Litigation Finance (Part 2 of 2)

By John Freund |

The following is the second of a two-part series (Part 1 can be found here), contributed by Ed Truant, founder of Slingshot Capital,

Executive Summary

  • Duration risk is one of the top risks in litigation finance
  • Duration is impossible to determine, even for litigation experts
  • Risk management tools are available and investors should make themselves aware of the tools and their costs prior to making their first investment
  • Diversification is critical in litigation finance
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Burford Capital Announces Pricing and Upsizing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

By John Freund |

Burford Capital Limited (“Burford” or “Burford Capital”), the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today announces the pricing of its private offering of $275.0 million aggregate principal amount of additional 9.250% senior notes due 2031 (the “Additional Notes”) by its indirect, wholly owned subsidiary, Burford Capital Global Finance LLC (the “Issuer”), which represents an increase from the previously announced offering size.

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LegalPay launches Zero Interest Credit Line for businesses to settle legal disputes, to disburse Rs 200 cr in 2024

By John Freund |

LegalPay, India’s first litigation funder and legal solutions provider, has announced the launch of a zero-interest credit line for enterprises, startups, individual business owners, and freelancers to settle legal disputes while preserving their working capital. LegalPay aims to disburse INR 200 crore in 2024 through its own NBFC Padmalaya Finserve along with other partner NBFCs.

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