LITIGATE WITH PURPOSE
What is Litigation Funding?
Litigation funding is a transaction whereby a third party provides non-recourse funding to a litigant for its legal costs in return for a share in a favourable outcome.
BENEFITS OF LITIGATION FUNDING
FROM TAURUS CAPITAL
Taurus Capital offers specialist funding solutions to litigants and law firms to
pursue high value commercial litigation.
Funding for your choice of
best-of-breed legal team.
Funding is non-recourse funding. There is no obligation to repay Taurus Capital any of its funding if the claim is unsuccessful.
Value beyond funding:
expert and experienced views on
prospects of success
Litigation funding aligns the interests of
the litigant and the legal team
Litigation funding ensures that defendants
cannot outspend a claimant as part of their
THE ONLY SOUTH AFRICAN LITIGATION
FUND WITH A PROVEN TRACK RECORD
Commercial Litigation | Insolvency & Business Rescue | Portfolio Funding | Class Actions | Local & International Arbitration
We are a trusted partner to South Africa’s leading law firms and are able to evaluate cases at any stage of litigation.
Taurus Capital funds monetary claims in
any area of commercial law in any dispute resolution forum.
Taurus understands the complexity of commercial litigation, with its ever rising costs and uncertainties. Our team has decades of legal experience, positioning us not only to be able to relate to your challenges, but to apply our in-depth knowledge and expertise to provide a tailored funding solution.
We know the anguish having to litigate with a compromised strategy because of budgetary constraints.
Our funding allows the legal team to focus solely on the case at hand and not be distracted by a lack of resources.
Litigation funding provides a uniquely attractive alternative investment opportunity for investors to diversify their portfolios.
This uncorrelated investment is for an aggressive investment profile and can offer excellent returns.
Cases with good prospects of success
Commercial claims valued at R20 million or more
The dispute must be a monetary claim or a realisable asset
The defendant must be able to satisfy a judgement or award if the claim succeeds
Skilled legal team
Legal teams must be best-of-breed, with expertise and experience in the relevant field of law
LET'S WORK TOGETHER
At Taurus we are selective about the types of cases we fund. We partner with you from beginning to end and invest ourselves in your litigation.
We partner with you on your litigation journey to see it through to conclusion.
Litigant and their attorneys make contact with Taurus and provide a brief and summary of the dispute.
Our legal risk and investment committee performs a due diligence on the merits and facts of your case.
Expression of Interest
Taurus expresses interest in funding your matter and discusses the broad terms of funding.
Investment Committee Approval
Final confirmation by investment committee to approve litigation funding facility.
Litigation funding agreements are executed.
THE TAURUS TEAM
Taurus’s funding is guided by our general partners, legal risk and investment committees. These are made up of experienced lawyers, accountants, actuaries, businessmen and private equity professionals who understand the costs, risks, time frames and strategic elements of litigation