Portfolio Arbitration Funding 2017-10-16T16:13:31+00:00

Portfolio Arbitration Funding

Woodsford offers portfolio funding arrangements for claimants and lawyers on whom we have been able to carry out enhanced due diligence, for example through previously financed cases. This means that our investment and our return may be spread across a portfolio of claims, and claimants and their lawyers benefit from accelerated financing and a lower cost of capital reflecting the lower risk profile of investments made across a number of cases.

For law firms in particular, portfolio funding offers an ideal financing solution. Through this approach, we can provide financing for firms where our return is conditional on their success in international arbitration cases. Our financing can be used for any purpose, including recruitment and expansion plans.

Portfolio funding from Woodsford has a number of advantages over bank loans and partner equity. Our financing is non-recourse, meaning we get a return only in the event of successful outcomes in the cases within the portfolio. Our capital does not burden the firm with debt.

For more information contact:  Steven Savage (London),  Josh Meltzer (Philadelphia) or Charlie Morris (Singapore)

There are three key factors we look at when we assess a case.
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Woodsford offers finance on a case by case basis for high value international arbitrations, where the claimant lacks the resources or risk appetite to proceed without financial support. Our funding is non-recourse, with Woodsford’s return payable only upon success.  The terms of investment and of our return are tailored for each individual case.
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Woodsford offers portfolio funding arrangements for claimants and lawyers on whom we have been able to carry out enhanced due diligence, for example through previously financed cases.
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A successful arbitral award is often not the end of the arbitration process: rather, it can be a staging post along the way to successful recovery.
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The case of Essar v Norscot [2016] EWHC 2361 (Comm) was one of the most high-profile international arbitration cases of 2016. Woodsford’s successful funding of this landmark case has driven the development of a range of specialist international arbitration finance solutions.
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Following arbitration action, cash flow can become a major issue for law firms and claimants alike as they face further delays in the realisation of any award.
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