Parabellum Capital

Litigation Funding Department

USA - Nationwide

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What the team is known for Based in New York, Parabellum Capital is one of the most experienced litigation funders in operation. With a lauded and experienced team, the firm is well capitalised and can work nimbly and quickly to meet and exceed clients' expectations.

The firm's integrity is praised, with one source commenting: "What strikes me about them is that they are not trying to take advantage of people. That is why I respect and like them. A real class act. "

Strengths"The most sophisticated funder of the lot. They really understand the ecosystem in a way that is industry-leading. They understand how the uncertainties of litigation translate into a capital pricing model that works in a mutually beneficial way."

Notable practitioners

Howard Shams co-founded Parabellum Capital and serves as its chief executive officer. A strategic leader at the firm and a member of its investment committee, sources say he is "one of the most well-respected funders operating in the market and is considered one of the pioneers for helping develop the industry from his time at Credit Suisse," where he helped create the investment bank's legal risk and finance business.