Press Releases

Shareholders commence AMP class action

Angry shareholders have today launched a class action against AMP Limited in the Federal Court of Australia seeking damages for alleged disclosure contraventions
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Aggrieved investors take on AMP

Australia’s leading litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited, and leading class action law firm Phi Finney McDonald, announce they are preparing a class action against AMP for misleading investors and breaching continuous disclosure obligations.
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Murray Goulburn class action

Leading law firm Slater+Gordon and litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd have today formally opened registrations for a class action against Australia's largest milk supplier Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited (Murray Goulburn or MG) and its subsidiary MG Responsible Entity Limited (MGRE).
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Tathra Bushfire

IMF Bentham and William Roberts Lawyers are working together to investigate possible claims for compensation arising from the Tathra bushfire.
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IMF Bentham will seek to assist the ALRC inquiry into third-party funding and class actions

On 15 December 2017, George Brandis QC, the then Attorney General announced an Inquiry into third-party litigation funding and class action proceedings, to be conducted by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). IMF Bentham welcomes the Inquiry, and looks forward to assisting the ALRC to conduct a balanced, evidence-based review of the litigation funding industry.
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IMF Bentham launches further investment vehicles, raising A$150 million to fund future investments in Australia, Asia, Canada and Europe

IMF Bentham Limited, 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.
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Covenantholders v AET (Seas SAPFOR Litigation)

The claims arise as a result of AET’s conduct as the trustee of the SEAS Sapfor (Southern Australian Perpetual Forests) scheme, and are being brought on behalf of around 4500 scheme investors (known as the Covenantholders) by Mr David Kerr of RSM as the court appointed additional trustee of the scheme.
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Woolworths to take stock of ASX disclosures as investors take aim

Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, together with the support of global litigation funder IMF Bentham, today opened an online registration portal for aggrieved shareholders to sign up to a claim that could well exceed A$100 million.
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IMF Bentham Asian expansion

IMF Bentham Limited, Australia's largest litigation funder, 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.
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