Press Releases

Press Release. Feb 27, 2018
IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) (IMF Bentham) has agreed to finance its first international commercial arbitration in Singapore. It is one of the first known examples of funded international arbitration in Singapore since the city-state passed new laws facilitating the use of third-party funding last year.
Press Release. Feb 05, 2018
Sale of the majority of its US investment portfolio to its US Fund enables company to retain substantial upside exposure to the cases while substantially de-risking its balance sheet.
Press Release. Jan 12, 2018
IMF Bentham is delighted to welcome Ms Cheng Yee Khong as Associate Investment Manager (Asia), based in Hong Kong. Cheng Yee joins Tom Glasgow, Investment Manager (Asia), based in Singapore, as part of IMF Bentham’s expanding footprint in the region, responsible for identifying, assessing and managing investments throughout Asia.
Press Release. Dec 20, 2017
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).
Press Release. Jul 31, 2017
Australia’s largest litigation funder IMF Bentham is teaming up with Australia’s leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers for a potential class action on behalf of shareholders in Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX:SRX).
Press Release. Jun 01, 2017
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.
Press Release. Mar 23, 2017
IMF Bentham Limited, Australia's largest litigation funder (ASX: IMF), 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).
Press Release. Mar 17, 2017
Shine Lawyers has today announced that a class action brought against the Commonwealth of Australia (Department of Defence) in connection with land contamination will go ahead, with litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited (IMF) electing to unconditionally fund the litigation.
Press Release. Feb 24, 2017
IMF Bentham and William Roberts Lawyers today announce that proceedings have been filed in the Federal Court of Australia against Spotless Group Holdings Ltd.
Press Release. Feb 24, 2017
Leading class action law firm Slater and Gordon, backed by litigation funder IMF Bentham, has today commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Bellamy’s Australia Limited.
Press Release. Feb 15, 2017
Litigation funding company, IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF, the Company), has launched a US$200 million litigation investment vehicle together with funds managed and advised by a large U.S. hedge fund (collectively, the Funds), focused on the U.S. market. The Funds will invest up to US$150 million and IMF will invest up to US$50 million.
Press Release. Jan 30, 2017
IMF Bentham and William Roberts Lawyers today announce that IMF is proposing to fund proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Spotless Group Holdings Ltd. The allegation is that Spotless’ financial results for the 12 months to 30 June 2015, released on 25 August 2015, were misleading and in breach of Spotless’ continuous disclosure obligations.
Press Release. Dec 15, 2016
Leading class action law firm Slater and Gordon and litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited have announced they are investigating a claim against Bellamy’s Australia Ltd on behalf of investors who acquired shares in the company between 14 April 2016 and 9 December 2016.
Press Release. Nov 02, 2016
Law firm Gadens yesterday filed class action proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against the Department of Defence on behalf of the local community which has been devastated by contamination emanating from the RAAF base in Williamtown near Newcastle NSW.
Press Release. Oct 28, 2016
SYDNEY (31 October, 2016) – ASX-listed IMF Bentham, one of the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funders in the world, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John Sulan QC, a former Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia and Judge Vaughn R. Walker to its Australian and United States investment committees respectively.
Press Release. Jul 25, 2016
IMF Bentham Limited (“IMF”) (, the world’s pioneering and most experienced commercial litigation funder, announced it has agreed to sponsor the IMF Bentham Class Actions Research Initiative (“the Initiative”) at UNSW Australia’s Faculty of Law. IMF will commit $160,000 in funding to the Initiative over an initial 2 year term.