Parabellum Capital

Litigation Funding Department

USA - Nationwide

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Parabellum Capital are a funder with a great deal of experience in the US market. They have been in the market since 2012 and recently raised a new fund worth USD300-500 million.


Commentators speak highly of their experiences, saying the firm "definitely knows what it is doing" and is "a fine group - I think highly of them as professionals." Parabellum's senior figures are among the pioneers of litigation funding in the USA, and the fund are among the few firms that do not shy away from funding patent litigation cases.

They also provide insurance coverage with every funding arrangement originating from their most recent fund.

Notable practitioners

Howard Shams is the co-founder and CEO of Parabellum Capital. He formerly co-founded the legal risk strategies and finance business at Credit Suisse in 2006, which was the first institutional commercial litigation finance group of its kind in the USA.

He is recognised in the market as "an innovator in this asset class and one of the top people in the space."