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Why capital deployment is key in commercial litigation finance investing

In many private equity asset classes, managers typically deploy most of their capital in a particular investment on day one. While they may increase or decrease the investment over time depending on the strategy and the needs of the business and the shareholders, they generally deploy a large percentage of their investment in the early […]

In the early days of litigation finance, most fund managers sold a concept and their own capabilities, but not much else. And risky strategies attracted risky investors. For instance, litigation finance attracted high net-worth individual and family office capital from those who are very comfortable assuming risks. It also attracted sophisticated hedge funds who get […]

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” The above quote from Charles Dickens aptly describes the current environment for the legal industry. Currently, the world economy and the legal profession are under tremendous financial pressure due to the impact of the novel coronavirus. This has already resulted in layoffs, reduced […]

Along with more traditional asset classes like fixed income or private equities, litigation finance is another area for pension funds to keep on their radars. With litigation financing, an investor provides an upfront funding commitment to a plaintiff to typically be deployed on certain milestones of a legal case, with the expectation of sharing in […]

  • By: Yaelle Gang
  • February 24, 2020 December 13, 2020
  • 14:27