Nivalion, Europe´s leading provider of legal finance solutions, announced today that it will acquire the portfolio and know-how of Carpentum Capital Ltd., a Swiss company that has been at the forefront of the development of litigation funding in Latin America, with lawyers on the ground in Argentina, Brazil and Chile.
Marcel Wegmüller, Nivalion’s Co-CEO, said: ”Having supported Carpentum over the last years, we are pleased to be stepping into their shoes in offering funding to companies and law firms doing business in Latin America. This transaction is a logical step after having decided to proactively pursue business in the Americas. Litigation funding is growing rapidly in Latin American jurisdictions. With the assistance of the experienced team at Carpentum in these markets, as well as Nivalion’s long-standing and substantial expertise with litigation funding in different markets, we will be perfectly placed to successfully expand our business in that part of the world.”
Managing Director of Carpentum, Detlef Huber, comments: ”We are pleased and proud to have helped bring litigation funding to Latin America, and we look forward to supporting Nivalion with its progress in this exciting market.”
Nivalion is a Swiss litigation finance provider with offices in Zug, Munich, Frankfurt and Vienna. We focus on funding complex litigation and arbitration disputes in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific, including direct and secondary funding of individual cases, case portfolios and law firms. Our team includes 25 professionals with substantial experience in dispute financing and private practice in leading financial institutions and law firms, offering the financial strength of its Swiss core investors. Nivalion is a member of the International Legal Finance Association (ILFA) and is committed to and compliant with the ICCA Queen Mary Task Force Best Practices, the ILFA Best Practices and the SIArb Third Party Funding Guidelines.