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Litigation Support Guide 2022
Europe-wide Litigation Funding
Band 2

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Provided by Deminor

Overview & History

Founded in 1990, Deminor is a leading privately-owned and international litigation funder with offices in Brussels, London, Hamburg, New York, Hong Kong, Milan, and Luxembourg. Deminor’s name, derived from the French ‘défense des minoritaires’, reflects its origins in providing services to minority shareholders. Deminor is still very much defined by the pursuit of good causes and its determination to restore justice for clients.

Combining skill sets from 16 different nationalities and 14 languages, Deminor has funded cases in 18 jurisdictions including the Americas, the Middle East and offshore centres such as the Cayman Islands and Bermuda. With specialists in arbitration, intellectual property, competition, corporate & post-M&A, investments, enforcement, and tax litigation, Deminor has achieved positive recoveries for clients in more than 81% of the cases it has funded, against an industry average of 70%.

Funding Structures:

Deminor’s flexible funding model offers finance for:

  • Single litigation cases as well as multi-jurisdictional litigation campaigns
  • Law firm or claimant financing
  • Single case investments or portfolio financing
  • Enforcement, including seed funding for asset tracing
  • Book building on selected projects
  • Case development – Deminor works with its law firm partners to identify and develop cases for funding

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What the team is known for

Deminor acts as a partner to clients looking to pursue claims anywhere in the world. Its team is spread across offices in Brussels, London, Luxembourg, Milan, Hamburg, Hong Kong and New York. The firm recovers losses for private and institutional investors through group actions, represents companies seeking to recover losses suffered due to cartels and breach of competition laws, and funds clients through costly litigation.

Notable practitioners

Charles Demoulin is an executive director at Deminor and its chief investment officer. He is a key contact.

Work Highlights

Provided by Deminor
  • Represented institutional investors in reaching a settlement with Steinhoff, Deloitte South Africa and Deloitte The Netherlands after losses suffered as a result of accounting fraud.