Category Archives: Public

Amicus Capital and RapidFunds Announce Strategic Partnership

Katonah NY. Modeso LLC D/B/A Rapidfunds (“RF”), today announced that they have signed an agreement with Amicus Capital (“AC”), a prominent investment firm in the legal financing market, establishing a partnership to provide financing to law firms throughout the United States. Through this partnership, RF and AC will market each other’s services to existing and prospective law firms on a nationwide basis by leveraging their extensive databases of law firms.

Multiple GLS Capital Executives Selected for IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2023

GLS Capital, one of the world’s largest private investment firms focused on litigation funding, is honored to have three principal members of the GLS Capital Team named to the IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders in 2023: Adam Gill, Jamison Lynch, and Joel Merkin.

Bryant Park Capital Secures Senior Debt Facility For DLF Management Corp.

Bryant Park Capital (“BPC”), a leading middle market investment bank with a focus in the specialty finance industry, announced today that DLF Management Corp., dba Dynamic Legal Funding, LLC (“DLF” or the “Company”), a leading provider of legal and medical funding, closed on a senior secured debt transaction with a large commercial bank. BPC served as the exclusive financial advisor to DLF in connection with this transaction.

Legal-Bay Pre-Settlement Funding Announces Uptick in Wrongful Termination Cases Due to Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Awareness

Legal-Bay LLC, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, reports today that a large portion of their pre-settlement cash advance funding capital will be directed toward victims of wrongful unemployment. Legal-Bay has vast experience with unlawful termination lawsuits related to sexual harassment and retaliation as well as racial, gender, or age-related discrimination. Based on recent court case trends, Legal-Bay anticipates even more wrongful termination lawsuit filings to come.

LITFINCON II: The Premier Litigation Finance Conference Announces Judicial Panel

Described by Above the Law as the “showcase for some of the most nuanced, content-packed discussion on litigation finance,” LITFINCON II returns to the Post Oak Hotel in Houston on March 1-2, 2023.

Correction Regarding LCM-Funded Claim Against Polish Government

A previous article covering mining company GreenX’s claim against the Polish government, funded by LCM, suggested that LCM and GreenX are to be awarded over €700MM from the Polish government. In fact, a hearing has concluded, and the arbitral tribunal has reserved its award. We regret the error.

Class action lawsuit progresses in London against Visa and Mastercard to challenge card payment fees affecting UK businesses

A significant class action lawsuit against Visa and Mastercard has progressed at the UK’s specialist competition tribunal. The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has set a date in April 2023 for a Collective Proceedings Order hearing, which will determine whether the claim – on behalf of a large number of businesses seeking damages for allegedly unlawful charges – can proceed to a full trial. 

Contingency Capital Holds Final Closing of First Commingled Fund

Contingency Capital, a global asset management business focused on credit-oriented legal assets, has successfully completed the capital raise for its first commingled fund, with over $490 million in new discretionary capital across the fund and related managed accounts. The firm launched in November 2020 and has raised and deployed in excess of $700 million across a series of strategies and transactions. Its investor base includes university endowments, pension funds, family offices and consultants.