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Omni Bridgeway expands in France with new Paris operations, welcomes Leon Ioannou

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to announce its expansion and permanent operations in Paris with the arrival of Leon Ioannou as an Investment Manager and Senior Legal Counsel. With deep expertise in international arbitration gained as both in-house legal counsel and within leading law firms, Leon will support clients and lawyers with non-recourse financing and recovery solutions for legal disputes in France and internationally.
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Proposed class action for alleged victims of IG Markets CFD products

Highly respected law firm, Piper Alderman, and the worlds largest legal finance team, Omni Bridgeway, are preparing a class action on behalf of up to 20,000 everyday Australian investors who have collectively lost hundreds of millions of dollars trading highly controversial financial products call contract for difference (CFDs)
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Omni Bridgeway continues London expansion with Mark Wells

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Wells as Global Head of Portfolio Management. Based in Omni Bridgeway’s London office, Mark Wells will be responsible for further developing Omni Bridgeway’s global fund and capital management strategy and head the global pricing and financial structuring team.
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Omni Bridgeway expands EMEA enforcement expertise with Dmytro Shemelin

We are delighted to announce Dmytro Shemelin has joined Omni Bridgeway. Bringing more than 16 years of experience in cross-border disputes and enforcement, Dmytro joins from leading Ukrainian law firm Asters, where he was Counsel specialising in major banking fraud matters. Based in Amsterdam, he will be responsible for originating, assessing, and managing funded cases with a focus on enforcement matters in EMEA.
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Fight goes on for COVID-hit businesses

Australian businesses trying to recover money they believe is owed to them by their insurers for COVID-related losses will continue their fight after today’s ruling in the Federal Court.
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Omni Bridgeway expands its team of US-based investment professionals

Omni Bridgeway (formerly known in the US as Bentham IMF) is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its US investment team to accommodate its growth in the world’s hottest legal finance market. In addition to adding four brand new investment professionals, we are thrilled to announce the promotion of four team members who have been key players on our US team.
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Omni Bridgeway funds appeal to recover tens of millions of dollars for 1000 Halifax victims

Around 1000 ‘Category 1 Investors’ in Halifax Investment Services Pty Ltd (in liq) and Halifax New Zealand Limited (in liq) (together, Halifax) will have the opportunity to recover tens of millions of dollars more of their funds caught up in the collapse of the stockbroking platform after Omni Bridgeway agreed to fund appeals over recent judgments in the Australian and New Zealand courts.
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Omni Bridgeway appoints new Head of Investor Relations

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Buffier as Head of Investor Relations. Based in Sydney, Ms Buffier will be responsible for managing strategic communications and engagement with Omni Bridgeway’s global investors which includes the Group’s shareholders and its fund investors.
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Global litigation funder Omni Bridgeway offers funding to Folli Follie Bondholders

Omni Bridgeway is prepared to offer a litigation funding arrangement to holders of the Folli Follie Bonds issued by FF Group Finance Luxembourg II SA and guaranteed by Folli Follie Commercial Manufacturing and Technical S.A.. Alcimos Limited shall be cooperating with Omni Bridgeway in its efforts to assemble a group of claimants in relation to the proposed litigation funding arrangement.
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