Siltstone Capital Raises Seed Litigation Fund
Siltstone Capital, LLC (“Siltstone”), a Houston, texas investment and advisory firm, announced the successful closing of Siltstone Capital Litigation Fund, LP (the “Fund”). Siltstone, through its subsidiary Litigo Financial, LLC (“Litigo”), will invest in commercial litigation through United States, and welcomes the opportunity to provide capital to litigants to fully pursue their claims. The Fund will focus on commercial litigation, with a particular focus on energy and patent litigation.
Founded in 2013, Siltstone strives to create sustainable value for its stakeholders through organically sourced alternative investment opportunities that provide downside protection with significant upside potential. Siltstone believes its rare combination of investment and legal expertise will help resolve real legal issues on behalf of its clients, in a budget-friendly manner. Siltstone’s mission is to make a meaningful difference for customers by focusing on clarity, fairness and innovation. Robert Le, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Siltstone, commented: “With our investment mindset, deep industry focus and unique skills in identifying compelling legal cases to fund, we believe we will be able to deliver significant value. to our litigants and investors. for the coming years.”
Litigo manages all legal due diligence internally and uses a proprietary software platform that integrates with AI to effectively assess the merits of each case. Mani Walia, who is the Managing Director and General Counsel of Siltstone, leads the Fund’s efforts. Earlier in his career, Mr. Walia served as a clerk for both the judge Jane R. Roth of United States Third Circuit Court of Appeal and Chief Justice Hayden W. Head of United States District Court of the Southern District of Texas. In addition, Mr. Walia practiced law with Susman Godfrey in the Houston office, where he litigated high-profile cases. Mr. Walia said: “We believe there are significant opportunities when it comes to investing in litigation finance. We are also particularly excited to bring our in-house legal expertise, investment and technological experience to this space and are honored to assist plaintiffs who need capital to pursue their claims, even on the playing field. ”
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