Omni Bridgeway welcomes Raymond van Hulst to the Board

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SYDNEY, 14 April 2020: Omni Bridgeway Limited (ASX:OBL) is delighted to announce the appointment of Raymond van Hulst to the Board of Directors, effective 9 April 2020.

Mr van Hulst’s appointment follows the November 2019 merger of IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway and the adoption of the Omni Bridgeway name across the unified, global business.

Mr van Hulst is a Managing Director of the Omni Bridgeway business that was acquired by OBL (then IMF Bentham Limited) in November 2019. Mr van Hulst has close to two decades of experience in structuring innovative solutions for complex and high value litigation funding and legal enforcement matters. He has a successful track record of managing the asset identification processes, enforcement strategies and settlement negotiations for multiple prominent (sovereign) awards and judgments. In addition, Mr van Hulst has established two institutionally backed funds (Fund 6 and Fund 7) aimed at funding legal disputes and enforcement matters, including with the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank. Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Mr van Hulst was with ABN AMRO Bank Structured Finance, based out of India and Europe and he holds an MBA from INSEAD.

Mr van Hulst has been appointed as an additional director and will stand for election at the 2020 annual general meeting.

Omni Bridgeway Chairman, Mr Michael Kay said: “I warmly welcome Raymond van Hulst to the Board as an executive director. His leadership of Omni Bridgeway’s business in Europe and the Middle East and extensive global experience make him a valuable addition to our team.”