Clients and case studies

Woodsford Litigation Funding

In 2009, Woodsford identified commercial litigation funding as a niche and fast growing sector with the potential to provide high uncorrelated returns to investors. Woodsford established Woodsford Litigation Funding (“WLF”) in 2010 to enter this relatively new segment. WLF is a specialist team of litigation and arbitration experts and other professionals.

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Woodsford Tradebridge

Woodsford TradeBridge work with well-run, mid-tier companies to provide supplier early payment programs on its BridgeIT early payment portal, coupled with the provision of capital to fund these programs. The TradeBridge programs are a flexible source of working capital to its clients as well as a much needed new source of funding for clients' SME suppliers.

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Dom Development

Dom Development SA started developing homes in Warsaw in 1996. After only 10 years Dom became a public company by listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in October 2006. By the end of 2017 it had created more than 30,000 flats, luxury apartments and single-family houses and was the leading residential developer in Central and Eastern Europe. It is currently building some 4,000 apartments a year.

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Berlin and Leipzig

In 2005 Woodsford identified an opportunity to invest in the German residential property market and Berlin in particular. The City was starting to grow again and its economy undergoing significant structural reform which included the relocation of government ministries from Bonn and the establishment of important economic clusters in biotechnology and media.

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Croatia

With Woodsford Consulting’s help Woodsford Grupa was founded in early 2006, following the end of the Balkan conflict, to develop luxury residential resorts on the beautiful Adriatic Coast. In its early years the focus was on land purchase and complex site assembly, including dealing with zoning (planning). In 2004 Croatia wisely placed a moratorium on new construction in certain areas

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Europa Park

In 1996 Europa Park was a green-field site some 45 km west of Warsaw in multiple ownership and without any construction permits. Woodsford helped create a new logistics development and investment company – Europa Distribution Center – that, in turn, put together an 80 hectare business park at the heart of the Polish and Central and Eastern European distribution network.

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Woodsford Commercial Properties

WCP was set up at the depths of the 1992/3 UK recession. Commercial property was unloved and, as a contrarian investor, WCP built up a portfolio of properties spread across all the major commercial sectors including – (offices, retail and industrial) – all over England and Scotland. Over the next few years yields hardened and rents ticked up.

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