Dan co-founded Vannin Capital in 2010 and is currently its Chairman. He was one of the first people to invest significant equity capital into the global legal finance market having recognised the potential to build a highly scalable business in a sector with substantial barriers to entry. Under his employeeership, Vannin has grown from a start-up to one of the world’s pre-eminent litigation funders with clients and cases across the globe and quantum under management consistently in the billions.
A successful entrepreneur across multiple sectors, geographies and business stages, Dan is also Managing Director of Bramden Investments, a private equity vehicle funded exclusively by DLA Group (Dan’s Family Office) and setup to manage his diverse business interests. Vannin Capital is one of a number of portfolio companies and is majority owned by Bramden.
Bramden employs over 200 staff worldwide and has made profitable investments in 18 countries in the finance/banking, telecommunications, internet, technology, leisure, and real estate and construction sectors. Recent investments include: Plan.com, a B2B focused unified communications provider; Tiger Names, an internet domain name acquisition and management company; and ACHQ, a employeeing player in the multi-billion dollar US payment processing market.
As litigation grows and becomes ever more expensive, top tier law firms and corporate clients are realising the benefits that third party legal finance provides as a risk management tool.
Our Managing Director, Yasmin Mohammad, caught up with GAR to discuss a recent court decision that confirms the legality of...read more