Press Releases

Press Release. Oct 15, 2019
Leading litigation and disputes funder IMF Bentham Limited (IMF Bentham) announces that it is acquiring Omni Bridgeway Holdings BV (Omni Bridgeway) to create a truly global diversified funder with over A$2.2 billion in capital to fund disputes and enforcement proceedings of significant size and complexity throughout the world.
Press Release. Oct 14, 2019
IMF Bentham and leading New Zealand law firm Glaister Ennor announced today a class action seeking compensation for shareholders of failed New Zealand insurance firm CBL Corporation (CBL). The collapse of CBL has impacted shareholders across the world, including retail investors in New Zealand who have seen their investment in CBL wiped out. The action will allege CBL breached its obligations to keep shareholders properly informed about CBL’s French insurance business.
Press Release. Oct 01, 2019
Leading litigation and disputes funder IMF Bentham Limited and leading commercial law firm, Piper Alderman, confirm the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down judgment in favour of their funded client, David Kerr in his capacity as additional Trustee of the SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme (Trustee).
Press Release. Aug 08, 2019
In response to a (short) report issued by a US investment firm on 7 August 2019 on Burford Capital Limited (Burford), leading global dispute resolution financier and industry founder, IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) responds to share price movement of rival Burford, and notes the differences in relation to IMF’s accounting policies and disclosures.
Press Release. Jul 10, 2019
Australia’s leading dispute financier IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and William Roberts Lawyers announced today a class action seeking compensation for MLC Super Fund members against NAB-owned MLC Super Fund trustee company, NULIS Nominees (Australia) Limited, relating to excess fees charged to members of the MLC Super Fund from 1 July 2016.
Press Release. Jun 21, 2019
IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) (operating in the US and Canada as Bentham IMF) announces the launch of a new US$500 million fund (‘Fund 5’) to underwrite non-US disputes around the world.
Press Release. Jun 18, 2019
Global dispute financier IMF Bentham Limited and William Roberts Lawyers have commenced a second product liability class action in the Federal Court of Australia under consumer protection laws. The action is against the manufacturer of ‘Vitrabond’ PE core cladding products, Fairview Architectural Pty Ltd. It follows the commencement in February 2019 of a class action against the manufacturers of ‘Alucobond’ PE core cladding products.
Press Release. Apr 18, 2019
Leading international dispute financier, IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and renowned global litigation and arbitration firm Boies Schiller Flexner LLP (BSF) announce a collaboration to provide up to US$30 million in funding capital for cross-border disputes with a Vietnamese connection.
Press Release. Feb 15, 2019
IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and William Roberts Lawyers announce a Class Action has now been filed in the Federal Court of Australia (in Sydney). This class action is a product liability claim against the manufacturers of Alucobond PE cladding products.
Press Release. Feb 08, 2019
IMF Litigation Funding Services Limited (IMF LFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) (IMF), one of the world's largest and most respected litigation funders, announced today a proposed shareholder action for shareholders of Danske Bank A/S (CPSE:DANSKE) (Danske Bank).
Press Release. Jan 31, 2019
Leading global litigation and dispute financier IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF) (IMF) announced today it is approaching investment targets for two of its funding vehicles ahead of schedule and has successfully increased the capacity of these vehicles to meet strong market demand for investment funding.
Press Release. Oct 30, 2018
IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and William Roberts Lawyers announced today their intention to pursue a class action seeking compensation for property owners of residential, commercial, mixed-use, and other non-residential buildings throughout Australia on which there is aluminum composite panel cladding with a core comprised substantially of polyethylene (PE Core Cladding).
Press Release. Oct 24, 2018
IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF) has undertaken a placement of shares to institutional investors of 26.6 million shares to raise A $74.48 million, and initiated a share purchase plan for retail investors, which is set to raise an additional A $10 million. ​
Press Release. Oct 03, 2018
IMF Bentham welcomes Christine Feldmanis as new non-executive director, thanks retiring non-executive director Wendy McCarthy, welcomes new Chief Financial Officer Stuart Mitchell and welcomes Peter Ostroff to the US Investment Committee
Press Release. Sep 26, 2018
IMF Bentham Limited is delighted to announce that on Monday, 24 September 2018, Mr Arvindran Manoosegaran joined our expanding global team as Associate Investment Manager based in our Singapore office. ​
Press Release. Sep 12, 2018
In the first ruling of its kind, a Singapore court has made a declaration which will allow a commercial third-party funding arrangement to proceed. The ruling, made by Singapore High Court’s Justice Chua Lee Ming on 11 September 2018, will allow the funding of investigations and potential claims to proceed in the context of a major corporate collapse costing Singaporean retail investors hundreds of millions of dollars.
Press Release. Jul 10, 2018
IMF Bentham Ltd (ASX:IMF) and a leading Australian law firm have lodged a representative complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) seeking, among other things, compensation for Facebook users arising from Facebook’s alleged breaches of the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988. The complaint seeks financial recompense for the unauthorised access to, and use of, their personal data.
Press Release. Jul 10, 2018
IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) is delighted to announce that on Monday, 2 July 2018, Mr Noah Wortman joined our expanding global team as Business Development Manager (Global Investor Recoveries).
Press Release. Jun 22, 2018
HONG KONG (22 June 2018) – IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) (IMF Bentham) is delighted to welcome one of England’s leading legal minds to Hong Kong. Sir Rupert Jackson, formerly of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, will be speaking at an exclusive twilight event hosted by IMF Bentham in Hong Kong on 20 September 2018 at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).