AxiaFunder raising expansion capital

AxiaFunder, the UK-based crowdfunding litigation funder, is looking to raise £150,000 – £300,000 of bridge and expansion equity capital to fund its business to breakeven, which is expected to occur by Q2 2022, and CEO Cormac Leech reports that the company has already raised approximately 65% of the targeted investment after one day.

Since its launch in early 2019, AxiaFunder has funded 13 cases, of which of which 6 have settled with an average IRR of 49%.

The company’s latest investment round puts the company’s pre-money valuation at £5.7 million. Capital will be used to expand its operations, including:

  • strategic hires (case assessors);
  • technology & product development (including setting up an underwriting/ investing fund);
  • marketing, legal & compliance expenses; and
  • any other costs associated with expansion.

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AxiaFunder has hired two new senior case assessors. Anthony Berry, a specialist in portfolio funding, and Noor Kadhim, a senior commercial arbitration lawyer, have both joined the litigation finance crowdfunding platform. Both Berry and Kadhim will work alongside Michael Lent, AxiaFunder’s head of case assessment.

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AxiaFunder backs shareholder dispute case

AxiaFunder is raising funding to support an unfair prejudice petition claim against a majority shareholder in relation to a high-value housebuilding company. AxiaFunder is estimating a 3.2x Multiple on Capital for investors if the case resolves favourably at 30 months.

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AxiaFunder launches secondary market

AxiaFunder, the UK-based crowdfunding litigation funder, has launched an automated Secondary Market operating as a Bulletin Board, offering investors secondary trading functionality. This facility will provide sellers with the potential to reduce their minimum holding periods on investments which would otherwise typically take two to three years to reach an exit. It will also help sellers to manage liquidity and risk. Buyers will be able to access cases that are already funded – enabling increased portfolio diversification.

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