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Press Release. October 15, 2019

The two companies entered the transaction with strong long-term capital bases and impressive track records.
Press Release. August 8, 2019

In response to a (short) report issued by a US investment firm on 7 August 2019 on Burford Capital Limited (Burford), leading global dispute resolution financier and industry founder, IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) responds to share price movement of rival Burford, and notes the differences in relation to IMF’s accounting policies and disclosures.
Press Release. June 20, 2019

IMF Bentham launches US$500m Fund in response to market demand for dispute resolution finance. Total funds under management now close to A$2 billion.
Press Release. January 29, 2019

Company’s Search for Top Talent Results in Hire of Two BigLaw Partners and Experienced Management Executive
Press Release. December 3, 2018

Company announces the hire of two investment managers following the launch of second US Fund.
Press Release. November 30, 2018

IMF’s funds under management have increased to A$891m and are expected be over A$1B at the end of 2018.
Press Release. October 2, 2018

Company welcomes Christine Feldmanis as new non-executive director, thanks retiring non-executive director Wendy McCarthy AO, welcomes new Chief Financial Officer Stuart Mitchell and welcomes Peter Ostroff to the US Investment Committee
Press Release. February 5, 2018

IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF), the parent company of Bentham IMF, announced today that it has completed another progressive move in its funding and investment management strategy by selling the majority of its US investment portfolio to its US Fund.
Press Release. October 16, 2017

Bentham IMF announced today that New York bankruptcy lawyer Ken Epstein, formerly with MBIA and Cadwalader, has joined as an investment manager and legal counsel to lead bankruptcy funding. Christopher Young, previously with RBS, has joined as Corporate Counsel to work with U.S. and global legal and investment teams.
Press Release. October 3, 2017

IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), the parent company of US-based Bentham IMF, announces today that it has raised two litigation finance investment vehicles with aggregate committed capital of A$150 million to fund future investments in Australia, Asia, Canada and Europe. The announcement follows the company’s February 2017 launch of a USD$200 million litigation finance funding vehicle to fund investments in the United States.
Press Release. June 5, 2017

Bentham IMF opposes the latest request for mandatory disclosure of litigation finance by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Press Release. April 27, 2017

Bentham IMF announced today that Allison Chock has been named as the new Chief Investment Officer for the company. Allison steps into the role after serving for almost four years as an Investment Manager and head of Bentham’s Los Angeles office.
Press Release. March 27, 2017

IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), the parent company of U.S.-based Bentham IMF, is expanding its business in Asia with the launch of a new office in Singapore and the hire of Tom Glasgow as Investment Manager (Asia).
Press Release. February 21, 2017

Bentham IMF taps Eric Chenoweth, longtime litigation partner of top-ten trial boutique Yetter Coleman to head new office; Company sees substantial commercial funding opportunities across Texas’ vibrant litigation market.
Press Release. February 14, 2017

IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), the parent company of U.S.-based Bentham IMF has raised a $200 million litigation finance funding vehicle together with funds managed and advised by a large U.S. hedge fund. IMF will direct all U.S. opportunities to the funding vehicle for three years or such shorter period required to deploy the committed capital.
Press Release. October 27, 2016

Vaughn R. Walker, former United States District Judge for the Northern District of California and John Sulan, former justice in the South Australia Supreme Court, will help the company vet opportunities to fund commercial litigation and arbitration matters for clients in jurisdictions including the U.S., Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Press Release. October 18, 2016

In the past three years, Bentham has entered into five funding transactions with whistleblowers and their counsel in cases exposing fraud committed against the government. Bentham now announces a new initiative to arm whistleblowers with the resources they need to successfully pursue these claims.
Press Release. August 24, 2016

In this Market Briefing interview, Andrew Saker, IMF Bentham’s CEO, gives an update on the company’s FY2016 result and growth outlook.
Press Release. August 15, 2016

Bentham IMF expands its west coast presence, hiring John Harabedian as Legal Counsel.