Commercial Litigation Funding

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

Obtain funding to pursue breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, complex business, environmental, antitrust and other commercial cases.

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

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

Typical Uses

  • Monetizing litigation assets for business purposes
  • Obtaining working capital
  • Preserving resources and valuation
  • Moving litigation off corporate balance sheets
  • Aligning incentives between claimants and legal counsel
  • Paying legal fees and costs for expensive litigation

Features

  • Non-recourse – not due for repayment in the event of unsuccessful results
  • Aligns incentives between claimants, law firms and funder
  • 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 litigation and awards
  • Available at any stage of litigation and in most jurisdictions
  • Includes expert 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 dispute
  • Clear ability for the opposing party to pay (enforcement services available from our team)
  • Anticipated judgments exceeding 10x the requested funding amount. 

How it Works

The process of applying for financing from Omni Bridgeway is easy and efficient. Contact us to discuss your funding needs and the assets intended for use as collateral. Our team will assess the opportunity and propose bespoke terms depending on the complexity and risk of the investment and your unique needs.

 

If you have a case that meets our criteria
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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