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Longford Capital Closes Fund II at $500 Million

CHICAGO, September 18, 2017 - Longford Capital Management, LP, a leader in the commercial litigation finance industry, today announced the final closing of Longford Capital Fund II, LP (“Fund II”), a $500 million fund focused on investments in commercial litigation finance, making it the largest private equity fund of its kind in North America.

Longford Capital Expands Its Capabilities in Bankruptcy and Restructuring with the Addition of Industry Veteran

CHICAGO, June 12, 2017 - Longford Capital today announced that Marc J. Carmel, accomplished bankruptcy attorney from Kirkland & Ellis and Paul Hastings, has joined the firm as a Director. He will lead Longford Capital’s involvement in the bankruptcy and restructuring sector. Mr. Carmel will assist with investment sourcing, due diligence, and monitoring of portfolio investments.

Longford Capital Managing Director Named to 2017 IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists

CHICAGO, June 9, 2017 - Longford Capital, an established leader within the litigation finance industry, today announced that its managing director and general counsel, William P. Farrell, Jr. has been included in the latest edition of the IAM Strategy 300 — The World’s Leading IP Strategists, an annual listing of individuals with an established track record in developing and implementing world-class IP value creation programs.

Longford Capital Adds Depth and Experience with the Addition of Russell J. Genet as Director

CHICAGO, February 1, 2017 - Longford Capital today announced that Russell J. Genet has joined the firm as a Director. Mr. Genet will assist with investment sourcing, due diligence, and monitoring of portfolio investments.

Longford Capital Managing Directors Named to 2016 IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists

CHICAGO, August 29, 2016 - Longford Capital, an established leader within the litigation finance industry, today announced that two of its managing directors, William P. Farrell, Jr. and Michael A. Nicolas, have been included in the latest edition of the IAM Strategy 300 — The World’s Leading IP Strategists, an annual listing of individuals with an established track record in developing and implementing world-class IP value creation programs.

Longford Capital Adds Depth and Experience with the Addition of Laura P. Pearl as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer

CHICAGO, February 1, 2016 - Longford Capital today announced that Laura P. Pearl has joined the firm as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer.

Longford Capital Expands Global Reach through Joint Venture and Co-Funding Agreement with JustKapital

Arrangement to Provide Longford Capital with Access to High-Quality Investment Opportunities across Australia and New Zealand

CHICAGO, July 16, 2015 - Longford Capital, an established leader within the litigation finance industry, today announced that it has entered into a joint venture and co-funding agreement with Australian litigation funder JustKapital Litigation Partners Limited (ASX:JKL).

Longford Capital Managing Directors Named to IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists

CHICAGO, June 22, 2015 - Longford Capital, an established leader within the litigation finance industry, today announced that two of its managing directors, William P. Farrell, Jr. and Michael A. Nicolas, have been included in the latest edition of the IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists, an annual listing of individuals with an established track record in developing and implementing world-class IP value creation programs.

Bill Strong to Join Longford Capital

Former Morgan Stanley Vice Chairman and Co-CEO for Asia Pacific Region to Become Chairman of Longford Capital

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 - Longford Capital today announced that William H. (Bill) Strong, 61, will join the private investment company specializing in litigation finance as chairman, effective May 1. At that time, Mr. Strong also will be admitted as a partner of Longford Capital Management, LP, and as a member of Longford Investment Group, LLC.

Longford Capital Announces Launch

Firm Organized in Response to Demand for Litigation Financing

CHICAGO - Longford Capital, a private investment company that provides capital for use by companies pursuing meritorious legal claims has begun operations. The firm intends to invest in meritorious legal claims in exchange for an interest in favorable settlements and judgments.

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NEWS COVERAGE

Longford Capital Raises Biggest Litigation Fund

September 18, 2017 - Crain's Chicago Business

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Longford Capital Raises $500M For Second Litigation Finance Fund

September 18, 2017 - FINalternatives

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Jeff Vinik Among Investors in Litigation Finance Fund

September 18, 2017 - Tampa Bay Business Journal

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Litigation Funder Longford Raises $500M as Industry Stays Flush

September 18, 2017 - The American Lawyer

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Litigation Financing Co. Closes Second Fund At $500M

September 18, 2017 - Law360

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Longford Capital Pulls in $500m for Second Commercial Law Vehicle

September 18, 2017 - AltAssets

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Longford Capital Closes Fund II at $500 Million

September 18, 2017 - Litigation Finance Journal

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Litigation Funder Longford Raises $500 Million as Industry Surges

September 18, 2017 - Cetus News

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Litigation Funder Longford Raises $500 Million as Industry Surges

September 18, 2017 - The Wall Street Journal

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Bill Strong, Chairman of Longford Capital, Convinces Citadel CEO Ken Griffin & Gen. David Petraeus to Debate for Charity

September 5, 2017 - Litigation Finance Journal

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Third-party Funder Hires Paul Hastings Restructuring Counsel

June 16, 2017 - Global Restructuring Review

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Longford Capital Hires Paul Hastings Lawyer to Source Bankruptcy Deals

June 12, 2017 - The American Lawyer

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Chicago Litigation Funder Adds Nixon Peabody Practice Leader

February 1, 2017 - The American Lawyer

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Longford Sees Growth in Australia

July 20, 2015 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

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So, Your Company Wants to Start Some Litigation

June 4, 2015 - Corporate Counsel

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Commercial Litigation Finance: Helping Companies Enforce Their Legal Rights without Blowing the Budget

Spring 2015 - SRR Journal

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Should You Tap Litigation Finance for Lawsuits?

January 8, 2015 - Corporate Counsel

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William P. Farrell, Jr., 93 J.D., Ensuring Access to Justice for Tomorrow’s Litigants

December 2014 - University of Notre Dame

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Litigation Financing

Fall 2014 - Tressler Business Issues Advisory

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A New Game of Risk

August 1, 2014 - Chicago Lawyer

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Quote of the Week: Betting on Justice

April 16, 2014 - Deal Market Blog/Digest

The Secret to Successful Private Equity Investing is Specialization

April 10, 2014 - Forbes

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Morgan Stanley Executive to Join Litigation Finance Firm

March 31, 2014 - The New York Times

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Morgan Stanley’s William Strong to join Chicago’s Longford Capital

March 31, 2014 - The Chicago Tribune

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Morgan Stanley’s Bill Strong Joins Longford Capital as Chairman

March 31, 2014 - Bloomberg Businessweek

Morgan Stanley Exec Takes Top Job at Litigation Funding Upstart

March 31, 2014 - American Lawyer

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Bill Strong joins Longford Capital as Chairman

March 31, 2014 - Inside Counsel

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Morgan Stanley’s Strong to Join Longford Capital as Chairman

March 31, 2014 - The Washington Post

Morgan Stanley exec Bill Strong joins Chicago’s Longford Capital as Chairman

March 31, 2014 - Crain’s Chicago Business

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Ex-Morgan Stanley Banker William Strong Joins Litigation Finance Firm

March 31, 2014 - The Wall Street Journal

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Morgan Stanley’s William Strong Joins Longford Capital

March 31, 2014 - ValueWalk

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Movers & Shakers

March 31, 2014 - The Deal

People Moves of the Week: PineBridge, Longford Capital, Ares

March 31, 2014 - Mergers & Acquisitions

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Longford Capital Appoints New Chairman

March 31, 2014 - Reuters peHUB

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Morgan Stanley’s William Strong to join Longford Capital, NY Times says

March 31, 2014 - Fly on the Wall

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Monetizing Intellectual Property and Tech Transfer

March 21, 2018 – Des Moines, Iowa

Sponsored by Iowa Biotechnology Association

Speaker: Russell J. Genet, Director, Longford Capital

24th Annual Distressed Investing Conference

November 27, 2017 – New York, New York

Sponsored by Beard Group

Speaker: Marc J. Carmel, Director, Longford Capital

IP Market Roundup: Annual Review & Outlook

November 16, 2017 – New York, New York

Sponsored by IP Dealmakers Forum

Speaker: Michael A. Nicolas, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Longford Capital

The Role of Litigation Finance in Modern Dispute Resolution

October 19, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

The 2017 Fin (Legal) Tech Conference

Sponsored by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Speaker: Russell J. Genet, Director, Longford Capital

Alternative Billing Arrangements and Litigation Financing: Ethical Issues and Practical Solutions

September 14, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by American Bar Association, Business Law Section Annual Meeting

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director and General Counsel, Longford Capital

General Counsel Perspective – Do’s and Don’t’s in Client Pitches

August 22, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director and General Counsel, Longford Capital

Will K. Weinstein Conversation Series: Ethics in Capitalism

August 8, 2017 – University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law

Speaker: William H. Strong, Chairman and Managing Director, Longford Capital

Global Business Summit

August 4, 2017 – Kohler, Wisconsin

Sponsored by TransPerfect Legal Solutions

Participant: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director and General Counsel, Longford Capital

What Companies are Looking for from University Technology Transfer and Research Engagements

July 11, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by Association of University Technology Managers Central Region Meeting

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director and General Counsel, Longford Capital

When to Walk Away: Managing Technology Portfolios by Strategic Culling

July 10, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by Association of University Technology Managers Central Region Meeting

Speaker: Michael A. Nicolas, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Longford Capital

The Modern IP Lawyer: A Boot Camp for Success in 2017

June 8, 2017 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by Nixon Peabody

Speakers: Michael A. Nicolas, Co-Founder and Managing Director, and
Russell J. Genet, Director, Longford Capital

Strategic Positioning to Avoid or Minimize the Risk of Earn-Out Disputes

June 2, 2017 – San Francisco, California

25th Annual Medical Device Conference

Sponsored by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, PC

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director and General Counsel, Longford Capital

Litigation Funding 2017

April 28, 2017 – New York, New York

The Litigation Funding Conference

Speaker: Michael A. Nicolas, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Longford Capital

Commercial Litigation Finance

January 26, 2016 – Chicago, Illinois

FEW (Family Enterprise Wealth) VII Conference

Sponsored by the National Family Business Council

Speaker: Timothy S. Farrell, Managing Director, Longford Capital

General Counsel’s Guide to Third Party Commercial Litigation Finance

October 21, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by North Shore General Counsel Association

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

General Counsel Roundtable

October 8, 2015 – Chicago, Illinois

Sponsored by Berkeley Research Group

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

Affirmative Litigation 2015

June 3, 2015 – New York, New York

27th Annual ALM General Counsel Conference

Discussion Leader: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital
Panelist: William H. Strong, Chairman, Longford Capital

Litigation Finance: Transfer Risk and Avoid Expense in Affirmative Litigation

June 3, 2015 – New York, New York

27th Annual ALM General Counsel Conference

Discussion Leader: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

The Growth of Litigation Funding in Law Firm Financial Planning

March 25, 2015 - San Francisco, California

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

Regulatory Environment and Developments

June 5, 2014 - New York, New York

Sponsored by Navigant Consulting, Inc.

Speaker: William H. Strong, Chairman, Longford Capital

Legal and Ethical Issues in Financing A Commercial
Lawsuit: Borrowing from Peter to Sue Paul

March 5, 2014 - New York, New York

Sponsored by the New York City Bar Association

Speaker: Michael A. Nicolas, Managing Director, Longford Capital

Third Party Funding of International Arbitration

February 7, 2014 - New York, New York

Sponsored by Columbia Law School, Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Speaker: Michael A. Nicolas, Managing Director, Longford Capital

Understanding the New Strategic Threats to Your
Company’s Intellectual Property

January 30, 2014 - Chicago, Illinois

Jointly sponsored by The Association of Corporate Counsel, PwC, and DLA Piper

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

Alternative Strategies for Client Portfolios

October 21, 2013 - Palm Beach, Florida

Sponsored by Focus Financial Partners

Speaker: William P. Farrell, Jr., Managing Director, Longford Capital

The Emerging Role of Litigation Finance in Corporate Dispute Resolution

Presented to numerous Am Law 100, Am Law 200, and boutique firms.

Speakers: William P. Farrell, Jr. and Michael A. Nicolas, Managing Directors, Longford Capital

The Practitioner’s Guide to Commercial Litigation Finance

Presented to numerous Am Law 100, Am Law 200, and boutique firms.

Speakers: William P. Farrell, Jr. and Michael A. Nicolas, Managing Directors, Longford Capital

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