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Litigation investing

Tuesday, March 13, 2007
The second in the series …Sovereign Medicare Recovery Trust.

A SQUARE :: 13Mar07 Litigation investing
Category Litigation Led Investing
Faculty Tom Ross
Expertise Litigation led investing
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
The Sovereign Medicare Recovery Trust (SMRT) is a one-off specialty litigation case that is a secured loan to a plaintiff, major non-profit organisation.


The Trust is paying investors a 9% return on capital (ie even if the case is lost, investors get capital returned plus 9%) in the best case (ie if the settlement were to exceed USD1 bn from a claim of approximate USD100 bn) it would offer a six to one plus the return of capital and 9%.


It is low risk, as the plaintiff is escrowing funds to assure loan repayment...

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