Perspectives from Within

Bentham is a litigation finance company providing funding to plaintiffs for large commercial disputes in the United States and abroad. Bentham is the U.S. arm of IMF Bentham Limited, one of the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funders in the world. We offer law firms and their clients, a risk-sharing partnership and a proven record of success as a leading global litigation funder.

We hope that this ejournal will open your eyes to the world of litigation finance and our values-based approach to this alternative option. We welcome your comments and questions.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We urge claimholders to get advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
January 16, 2019
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied as irrelevant defendant Micron Technology’s demand that plaintiff MLC Intellectual Property disclose the identity of the source of any third-party funding in MLC’s patent infringement lawsuit.
January 09, 2019
Modern litigation finance offers an alternative to the rising costs of traditional loans, and can allow cash-strapped businesses to simultaneously pursue growth strategies and valuable litigation claims.
January 02, 2019
As 2019 dawns, Bentham IMF is paying close attention to the trends that may be affecting litigation and the funding industry in the year ahead.
December 26, 2018
The American litigation finance industry is seeing increasing demand for litigation funding taking root at companies and law firms across the country. This demand, which companies like Bentham are meeting with increasing capital available for investment, demonstrates recognition within the legal and business communities of the economic value that litigation funding affords to parties pursuing and handling high-stakes commercial litigation.
December 20, 2018
We separate fact from fiction and debunk these common misconceptions about litigation funding.
December 13, 2018
Another year, another leap forward for commercial litigation funding: as we predicted at the end of 2017, the industry’s rapid growth continued unabated in 2018. The year was marked by story after story covering the growth of litigation funds as an attractive alternative investment class.
December 10, 2018
IMF’s funds under management have increased to over A$1B. The new fund positions the company to substantially grow its US team and offer the resources needed to address market need and make larger investments.
December 05, 2018
Litigation funding can play an important role in bankruptcy reorganization. Learn how you can benefit from this non-traditional form of exit-financing.
December 04, 2018
Please join us in welcoming litigators Fiona Chaney and Daniela Raz to Bentham IMF’s investment team!
November 28, 2018
As companies move towards putting their litigation claims to work as assets, they are reevaluating their asset optimization strategies.