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Burford Capital is a leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago and Singapore.

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Among the first private investment firms dedicated to litigation finance, Longford Capital’s team of former partners from national law firms possesses the experience and relationships necessary to identify and invest in what we believe to be the strongest cases. The firm offers non-recourse capital solutions to law firms, public and private businesses, universities, government agencies, and other entities with $25 million to more than $2 billion in dispute.  Facing strong demand, Longford has grown quickly.  Now managing more than $550 million, it is among the largest firms in the world and sees significant deal flow, having assembled a portfolio of claims encompassing business contracts, antitrust and trade regulation, IP, fiduciary duty, fraud, bankruptcy and liquidation, and domestic and international arbitrations.

Established in 2010, Vannin Capital is the global expert in legal financial solutions, supporting law firms and litigants in the successful resolution of high-value commercial disputes.  From single case funding to portfolio finance and defense arrangements, we offer creative capital solutions that are tailored to our clients’ needs. Our global team of legal and financial experts cover the key commercial litigation and arbitration centers from our offices in New York, Washington, London, Jersey, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne and Bonn.  A market leader, we are a member of the Association of Litigation Funders of England and Wales (ALF).

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Bentham IMF is the US arm of IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), one of the most successful litigation funding companies in the world, and one of only two Chambers and Partners “Band One” litigation funding companies in the US, with a portfolio that has a total claim size value of $3.8 billion AUD. The companies have 14 offices throughout the world and provide funding to clients in the US, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. They have funded to completion 166 cases in the past 16 years, generating $2.1 billion AUD in recoveries and achieving a 90% success rate, with their clients retaining an average of 62% of all case proceeds.

Brown Rudnick, an international law firm with offices in the United States and Europe, represents clients from around the world in high-stakes litigation, international arbitration and complex business transactions. Clients include public and private corporations, multinational Fortune 100 businesses and start-up enterprises. The Firm also represents investors, as well as official and ad hoc creditors’ committees in today’s largest corporate restructurings, both domestically and abroad.

Curiam Capital is a private investment firm that provides financing for high-value litigation. Curiam specializes in finding flexible and creative solutions that allow parties to hire the lawyers of their choice to pursue strong legal claims. Curiam’s team has decades of experience working on some of the largest and most complex litigations in United States history. The majority external investor of Curiam is Michael Platt, the co-founder and CEO of BlueCrest Capital Management.

Validity pioneers a new wave of legal funding by providing clients and law firms with the financial resources and strategic advice needed to help ensure complex legal disputes are resolved on their merits. Validity’s mission is to make a meaningful difference in the legal system by focusing on client needs, both in the investment process and in the results. For more, visit www.validityfunding.com.

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Every day, children are harmed by America’s broken child welfare, juvenile justice, education, and healthcare systems. Through relentless strategic advocacy and legal action, we hold governments accountable for keeping kids safe and healthy. Children’s Rights has made a lasting impact, protecting hundreds of thousands of vulnerable children and we are poised to help millions more.

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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C. and London. With one of the largest and most sophisticated structured finance and derivatives groups of any firm, SRZ structures and negotiates a variety of complex structured finance and securitization transactions, with a focus on esoteric asset classes, including litigation finance, timeshare loans, life settlements, structured settlements, cell towers, equipment leases, merchant cash advances, medical liens and other “off-the-run” asset classes.

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