Lionfish Announces Key Hire Of Tanya Lansky As Business Continues To Grow

After two successful years of profitable growth, LionFish Litigation Finance Limited, a subsidiary of AIM-listed professional services firm RBG Holdings plc., is delighted to announce the addition of Tanya Lansky who joins the firm on 14th February 2022.

With a degree in law, Tanya started her career at market-leading brokerage TheJudge Global, where she was highly regarded and well-known for her technical and legal experience of both the ATE and funding markets, underpinned by a commercial ability to get deals closed.

Tanya joins the LionFish team from global advisory firm Emissary Partners, where she built on her expertise, experience and relationships to play a key role in their successful growth as a disruptive startup.

Commenting, Tets Ishikawa, Managing Director of LionFish Litigation Finance Limited, said: “We are thrilled to have Tanya on board. We are investing in our LionFish team with hand-picked, bestin-class hires to continue our growth strategy. As a principal investor funding off our own balance sheet, we need high-quality, dynamic people who can think laterally and creatively to deliver relevant client solutions quickly. This independent and responsive thinking aligns with our vision of what litigation funding should be about. Tanya fits this profile and we look forward to benefitting from the value she will bring to the table.

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