Commercial Litigation Finance

Access appropriate resolutions for commercial disputes while continuing to generate revenues and engage in business as usual.  


Obtain business litigation financing to pursue breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, complex business, environmental, antitrust and other commercial litigation claims.

Large-scale disputes often require large-scale investment. Omni Bridgeway’s finance for commercial litigation makes it possible for law firms, companies and businesspeople to commit the resources needed to seek legal finance to redress wrongs suffered in the commercial context.

We focus specifically on commercial cases that require significant investment, offering legal funding on a non-recourse basis to parties looking to mitigate the financial risks of financing commercial litigation. Let us help you get the capital you need to achieve the result you deserve.

Typical Uses

  • Monetizing legal claims and litigation assets for business purposes
  • Obtaining working capital
  • Preserving law firms resources and valuation
  • Moving commercial litigation expenses off corporate balance sheets
  • Aligning incentives between commercial claimants and legal counsel
  • Paying legal and attorney’s fees and litigation expenses

Features

  • Non-recourse funding – not due for repayment in the event of unsuccessful results
  • Aligns incentives between commercial claimants, commercial law firms and litigation funders
  • Customizable based on need, including (in certain jurisdictions) as “seed financing” to obtain expert opinions on claim viability and as security for costs
  • Available for single cases and awards or portfolios of commercial litigation and awards
  • Available at any stage of commercial litigation funding process and in most jurisdictions
  • Includes expert commercial litigation/arbitration management services in jurisdictions outside of the US
  • Extends to disbursement funding and adverse costs cover in cost-shifting jurisdictions
  • Available for deployment at mutually agreed intervals

Criteria

  • Strong prospects of the funded party achieving successful results in the commercial case dispute
  • Clear ability for the opposing party to pay (enforcement services available from our team)
  • Anticipated judgments exceeding 10x the requested litigation funding amount.

How it Works

The process of applying for commercial litigation finance from Omni Bridgeway for your commercial litigation disputes is easy and efficient. Contact us to discuss your law firms legal funding needs. Our team will assess the opportunity and propose bespoke terms and funding agreement depending on the complexity and risk of the investment.

 

If you have a case that meets our criteria,
if you are interested please contact us.

Case Studies

Securities opt-out action against pharmaceutical company

We are funding a large public pension fund in an opt-out securities litigation, pending in Quebec, regarding alleged price gouging and fictitious accounting.

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US$500 million claim against stock exchange operator over failed cryptocurrency platform

We are financing a claim by Canadian start-up Paycase Global Corp against TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, for terminating a deal to create cryptocurrency-related products and services.

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Financing entertainment company's claims against global entertainment technology company

We are financing World Media Holdings s.a.l., a Lebanon-based movie theatre developer and operator in its claim against IMAX Corporation, a global entertainment giant, to pursue damages for more than CAD$140.5 million.

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Claim against fire protection company

We funded a claim by Birbilis Bros Pty Ltd against Chubb Fire and Security relating to the re-engagement of a fire sprinkler system which resulted in water damage to two machines used by Birbilis.

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Helping a Canadian engineering company pursue a claim against major US pipeline and gas processing companies

We are currently funding a Canadian dispute related to the intellectual property and licensing of pipeline technology in the oil and gas sector in Canada and the US.

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Assisting investors in a failed forestry scheme to recover losses from a negligent security trustee

More than 5000 'Mums and Dads' investors placed their savings into the SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme in South Australia. The scheme was administered by companies that became part of the Gunns group, with Australian Executor Trustees (SA) Ltd (a subsidiary of the listed IOOF Group) acting as security trustee.

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We’re excited to learn about your needs and how we can help you accomplish your key financial goals. Send us a message or view our global contacts page to speak with a particular professional in one of the 20 cities where our teams are located. 

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