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UK Litigation Funders Assets Rise 25 Percent Last Year

Recent research revealed the assets of the top 20 UK litigation funders rose 25 percent last year alone.

Their balance sheets totaled £723 last year, up from £575 in 2015. This also represents a 55 percent increase since 2011. The increase coincides with Burford Capital’s recent acquisition of Gerchen Keller Capital, which will total its combine assets at $1.2 billion.

The release of these numbers highlights just how fast the litigation funding industry is growing and becoming recognized as a lucrative investment opportunity.

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Summarized by Matthew Dunes