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Litigation Led Investing

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

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

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[17Jul08] 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.

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[08Apr08] 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.

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[19Dec07] 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.

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[19Sep07] 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?

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[12Sep07] 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

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

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

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

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Media and Entertainment

[11Oct07] A Media and Entertainment Fund
    The sector continues to outperform the Indian economy, and is rated as one of the fastest growing, in India

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Metals and Mining

[07Feb08] Investing in metal and mining companies
    We continue to pursue a bullish outlook on metals. The fundamentals - ie demand and supply mismatch makes a strong case.

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[27Mar07] SPDR S&P Metals and Mining ETF
    Easy access to the high growth sector of metals and mining

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Micro Finance

[15Apr08] A fund that has a "secured loan" structure in place
    Heterogeneous loan profile - (remote/no correlation to financial markets)

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[24Oct07] Fund in the offing - a niche segment within microfinance
    Irrespective of gender - borrowers of microfinance demonstrate better credit worthiness.

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[20Jun07] Dexia Micro Credit Fund (BlueOrchard)
    A commercial investment fund designed to refinance microfinance institutions specialised in financial services to small companies in emerging markets; targets returns of US 6 month LIBOR +/- 1-2%

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[20Mar07] Insights on global micro finance
    More on microfinance

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[16Jan07] Responsability
    

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[16Jan07] Special Purpose Investing
    

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Modular FoHF Architecture

[11Jun09] "Fund of Hedge Funds 2.0"
    FoF Architecture: (Separated alpha-beta model) + (tactical asset allocation module)

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Music

[09Apr09] Recession Resillient - Investing in Music Copyrights
    Technological advances have also helped music publishers gain access to previously non-existent revenue streams.

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[26Nov08] A music/media investment fund
    Staff has collectively over 250 years of music industry experience. Over 26,000 copyrights, with genres including rock, country, pop and alternative

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[29Sep08] Music Fund - Institutional Class
    Model: when compared to major labels - structured to afford improved cost management

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[29Apr08] Music Financing Expertise
    Our artists will have control of their own destinies and total transparency of their finances, but most importantly they retain control over how their copyrights are used.

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[06Jun07] First State Media Group - Expertise on investing in “music copyrights”
    Copyrights, can for example, be valid for as long as 70 years post death of a surviving author in the UK and up to 90 years in other jurisdictions. This longevity of underlying copyright, within a catalogue of musical works, provides investors such as pen

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[20Feb07] Ingenious Ventures
    Music VCTs ,venture capital trusts, provide an innovative opportunity, with significant downside protection, to invest in a portfolio of music companies

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Natural Resources

[27Jun07] Front Street Resource Hedge Fund
    Natural resources sector industry related experience, expertise and investment history

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[16May07] Ermitage Resources Fund
    the fund invests principally in natural resource and other commodity related funds pursuing primarily relative value and/or arbitrage strategies. The active management approach adopted allows the fund to capture short-term investment opportunities

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[09Apr09] Investing in diamonds as an asset
    The similarities shared by gold and diamonds, as an asset class ...

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[20Aug08] A Natural Resources Fund
    Invests predominantly in Eastern Europe, Africa, Latin America

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