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Bentham IMF’s bankruptcy funding presents a host of opportunities for financially strapped companies, creditors, bankruptcy estates and trustees, and their advisors, seeking to maximize the value of litigation claims.
We partner with stakeholders involved in insolvency-related disputes to ensure that high quality counsel is available when necessary. Lawyers and financial advisors receive a substantial portion of fees and are fully aligned with the interests of their clients.
Types of Claims Suitable for Funding:
Breach of fiduciary duties
Insurance coverage disputes
Turnover and tax recoveries
Recoupment and setoff disputes
Contested matters (i.e., 9019, plan/sale process)
Estate or Trust Expenses:
Expert and other litigation expenses with contingency counsel
Pre-litigation and pre-confirmation investigations
General administrative costs and expenses
Funding requested must exceed $1,000,000
Anticipated judgment must exceed $10,000,000 (exclusive of punitive damages)
Defendant must have a clear ability to pay. (Enforcement services available from our team).
The litigation must have strong prospects of success
DIP and exit financing
Pay for costly pre-litigation or pre-confirmation claims analyses
Provide a liquidity event that allows an estate or trust to bring new claims, pay other expenses or make distributions to creditors
Monetize judgements, de-risk and fund appeals
Pursue claims on their merits to their best outcomes
For Bankruptcy Estate Representatives and Litigation Trustees
Access high-quality counsel and experts without risking estate recoveries. The funding solutions that we offer include:
Fees and costs funding
For Law Firms
Meet your clients’ needs, get a piece of the upside and align your interests with your clients; position to win more engagements and increase revenues and profits. The funding solutions that we offer to law firms include:
Full or reduced hourly fee funding
Risk sharing in single cases
Risk sharing in portfolios of cases
We help carry the financial burden of litigation.