Access to a new asset class
Traditionally dominated by attorneys and hedge funds, LexShares enables access to the $200 billion per year greenfield litigation market.
Sources: Wall Street Journal, Press releases, Public filings, LexShares estimates.
Add investments in legal claims to your portfolio which are typically uncorrelated to broader capital markets and macroeconomic factors.
Moderate investment lifecycle
Most investments in lawsuits reach finality within 2-4 years, shorter than other alternative asset classes like private equity.*
"Like tort claims, contract cases that go to trial also have an average length from filing to disposition of about 27 months for jury trials and 21 months for bench trials". Source: Bureau of Justice statistics / Investing in Justice
Data provider Preqin said that the average time period that private equity firms hold a buyout investment has declined to 5.5 years for investments realized so far in 2015, from 5.9 years for companies exited last year.
Source: Preqin / Wall Street Journal
Get case details
Once granted access, you can explore a comprehensive case summary to help you assess the investment opportunity.
Full plaintiff & defendant names
The parties involved in the claim
Description of parties
A summary of plaintiff, defendant, judge and jurisdiction
Including case type, stage and damages sought
Detailed case background
Summary of the litigation from inception to current stage
Cash flow model
Details of potential return profile of your investment
Details regarding the plaintiff's representation and type of engangement
Investment process simplified
Your investment dashboard gives you insight into the status of your cases
Invest easily online
Once you have reviewed case details, input your desired investment amount and select to fund your investment via ACH or wire.
Review investment documents and sign electronically
All requisite investment documents are available for your review and signature directly online.
Once the case reaches its target funding amount, your investment will be debited from your bank account or you will be provided with wire instructions to fund your investment. Once funded, follow litigation activity on your investor dashboard.