Fri, Jul 31, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE

Litigation funding is here to stay

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
John Walker shares his views on why it is here to stay, if it is investable and why it isn’t controversial….

A SQUARE :: 25Apr07 Litigation funding is here to stay
Category Litigation Led Investing
Faculty John Walker
Expertise Litigation Led Funding
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Over the last eight years John Walker has developed highly specialised skills in providing funding for and managing insolvency, commercial and multi-party litigation. He is managing director of IMF(Australia), which is the largest litigation funder in Australia.

Download this research The many benefits of an A SQUARE subscription Recommend to a friend

<< A SQUARE archive sorted by date    << A SQUARE archive sorted by category

 Article link
More research related to Litigation Led Investing

[03Dec10] [Litigation Led Investing] A SQUARE 03 Dec 2010
Litigation funding in the U.K.

Download

[07May09] [Litigation Led Investing] Why this fund’s performance has held up?
Though the market for commercial litigation and claims is quite large, our competition remains limited.

Download

[16Jan09] [Litigation Led Investing] Litigation Funding
Fund will focus on investing in financing mid-sized corporate litigation cases brought before the UK courts

Download

[15Aug08] [Litigation Led Investing] Webinar
Insights and exertise on the various facets of litigation led investing

Download

[17Jul08] [Litigation Led Investing] A new paradigm for law firm capital that enables law firms to spread risk, smooth cash flows
Over the next five years, we believe investment in claims will become relatively commonplace.

Download

[08Apr08] [Litigation Led Investing] Development in the litigation funding market - particularly in the UK
There are a significant number of claimants with large commercial claims who lack sufficient capital or risk appetite to allocate resources to realise those claims.

Download

[19Dec07] [Litigation Led Investing] Third party funding for commercial and individual law cases
Today the biggest litigation funding market in Europe is in Germany - this has historical and economic reasons. However, we estimate the UK market as being as meaningful. Other markets, such as Switzerland and Austria exist, but are much smaller.

Download

[19Sep07] [Litigation Led Investing] Expertise on law firms listing on stock exchanges
Why has the listing of law firms on a stock index been legally allowed by certain countries and not others?

Download

[12Sep07] [Litigation Led Investing] First legal firm to list on a stock exchange
Since 21, May 2007 Slater & Gordon Limited shares have been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange

Download

[20Mar07] [Litigation Led Investing] Litigation investing
The last in the series …Sovereign Litigation Investment Trust IV – specialises in patent infringements

Download

[13Mar07] [Litigation Led Investing] Litigation investing
The second in the series …Sovereign Medicare Recovery Trust

Download

[06Mar07] [Litigation Led Investing] Litigation investing
The first in a series, that looks at the risk/reward profile offered by trust vehicles

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Despite bumpy June/July, CTAs hold on[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: To say that things have been rocky in managed futures recently is putting it mildly. In June, the industry saw its worst month on a performance basis in the past four years. Then yesterday,

  2. Investing - Hedge funds, seeing opportunity, invest in struggling hotels in Puerto Rico[more]

    From NYTimes.com: Puerto Rico’s tourism industry has fallen victim to the island’s struggling economy, hit by one misfortune after another. In March, the San Juan Beach Hotel filed for bankruptcy. This week, the Condado Plaza Hilton was forced to close its casino. But nearly two thousand miles away,

  3. Investing - Hedge fund billionaires bet on London as revival gathers pace[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: London’s fund industry is bouncing back, and U.S. billionaires Steven A. Cohen and Ken Griffin are grabbing a piece of the action. Griffin’s Citadel and Millennium Management, a hedge fund run by Israel Englander, have bulked up in London, where asset growth is outpacing the U.S.

  4. Bridgewater turns bearish on China[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The world’s biggest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates and one of the most vocal of China’s potential is now turning its back against the world’s second largest economy as it joins a growing list of high-profile investors who are challenging China’s potentials.

  5. Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund assets rose to 11th consecutive quarterly record level: hedge fund news, week 31[more]

    In the week ending 24 July, 2015, the total global hedge fund industry assets rose to the 11th consecutive quarterly record level in 2Q15 to $2.97tln; Eurekahedge reported that hedge funds raised $93bn in the first six months of 2015; The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 201

banner