Local force with international allies
ROLAND ProzessFinanz AG has been on the market since 2001 and is thus one of the most experienced and established commercial litigation funders.
In October 2019, Omni Bridgeway and IMF Bentham entered into a transaction to merge their two businesses and create a leading global dispute resolution financier. The transaction followed the 2017 merger of Omni Bridgeway and ROLAND ProzessFinanz, which created continental Europe’s leading litigation funder.
Together, the companies will have 18 offices in 10 countries, and a team of 145 professionals, fluent in more than 20 languages, with operations spanning Europe, the UK, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Middle East and the US. With expertise in legal and recovery systems world-wide, the new team to be formed by the merger understands local markets and can assist with complex domestic and cross-border disputes globally.
A 33-year track record of funded and recovered claims throughout the world will make the companies on merger a formidable ally and an innovative and reliable partner for individuals, companies and professional advisers seeking strategic legal finance solutions.
The merged company will finance disputes from inception through trial, appeal, enforcement and recovery, offering solutions including:
- funding and managing of disputes and legal proceedings globally, with on-the-ground support
- funding and managing the enforcement and monetization of judgments and arbitration awards, globally (including against sovereign debtors)
- enforcement of non-performing loans of banks and subrogation claims of insurance companies
The new team to be formed by the merger comprises seasoned litigators, enforcement lawyers, economists, financial experts, business intelligence and asset-tracing professionals with experience in funding disputes involving commercial, antitrust, intellectual property, arbitration, whistleblower, bankruptcy, securities and multi-party claims. The team draws on an unparalleled network of relationships in law, finance, intelligence, insurance and other industries to deliver optimal strategic outcomes for clients.