Raymond van HulstGeneva
Managing Director & CEO
Raymond van Hulst, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Omni Bridgeway, is an industry veteran with more than 20 years’ experience structuring innovative solutions for complex and high value dispute funding and legal enforcement matters globally.
Mr van Hulst has established three institutionally backed funds aimed at funding legal disputes and enforcement matters. He established continental Europe’s first litigation fund, with EUR 150 million (Omni Bridgeway’s Fund 6). He subsequently established a world-first US$100 million litigation fund and joint venture with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank for the Distressed Asset Recovery Program focused on litigation funding and enforcement for non-performing loans in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Mr. van Hulst has also managed the structuring of the innovative insurance wrapped Fund 8, which Omni Bridgeway launched in 2023.
Mr van Hulst has been in various leadership roles within Omni Bridgeway since 2002, involved in all aspects of the business. He played a significant role in both the 2019 merger with IMF Bentham Limited and the 2017 acquisition of German funder Roland ProzessFinanz resulting in Omni Bridgeway’s position as the world’s leading provider of legal finance.
Prior to Omni Bridgeway, Mr van Hulst was a structured finance specialist with ABN AMRO Bank. He worked in the bank’s structured finance unit in New Delhi, India, and was part of the Capital Structuring & Advisory team in Amsterdam. He also previously worked for a private equity and venture capital backed financial services / fintech start-up.
Mr van Hulst holds an MBA from INSEAD in France and a Master’s in Management from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has lived, studied and worked in the Netherlands, India, France and Switzerland and speaks / understands Dutch, English, German and French.