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Diesel Emissions Group Litigation (Case ID: 5429)


Partnership funding of £125,000 to £500,000 required to fund a portfolio of 680 to 2,720 UK diesel emission claims against a car manufacturer. The proceeds will fund the law firm’s claim acquisition costs and other expenses. AxiaFunder has previously raised £460,000 for this law firm, funding diesel emission claims against a different car manufacturer, and also raised £3,515,000 of HDR funding via 11 previous offers for the law firm. For the current claims the car manufacturer has already been fined EUR373m by the EU Commission for collusion in a cartel related to diesel emissions. There is evidence of NOx emissions 700% above permitted levels, allegedly concealed by defeat devices. The claims form part of a Group Litigation Order and are being run by 2 large law firms with support from several claimant solicitor group law firms. Another diesel car manufacturer has already settled related UK claims, for over £190m. Counsel’s advice is positive. The law firms running the claims have strong alignment of incentives. A trial on liability is expected in Q1 2026, increasing the likelihood of an early settlement in our view. If the claim settles between 18-24 months, investors will have a Multiple on Capital of up to 2.7x, with further potential increases if the claims take longer to settle. This Investment Offer has an attractive risk reward profile, in our view, with an expected return of c 40% per annum. However, the claims are NOT diversified, being based on the same facts. If the claims are unsuccessful, investors are unlikely to recover any of their investment.

Amount Raised: £500,000

145 investors


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AxiaFunder is a litigation funding platform, which offers investors direct access to pre-vetted commercial litigation investment opportunities that we expect to offer attractive risk-adjusted returns.

Similarly, claimants with meritorious claims can access capital through the AxiaFunder platform, enabling their cases to progress. Once claimants are fully funded to trial, defendants very often become more willing to have meaningful settlement discussions.

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Guaranteed funding potentially available

Although AxiaFunder is reliant on the crowd to fund each litigation case, we have entered an arrangement with another Partner company that can guarantee litigation funding for a minimum agreed number of cases, if those cases aren't fully funded on the platform before the offer deadline.
Before a case goes on the funding platform, the Partner reviews it and confirms how much of it (if any) they will commit to funding if Axia's investors don't take up the full offer. This helps provide more certainty for claimants that funds will be available to support their litigation.
All approved cases are first offered to AxiaFunder's investors. If the case is not fully funded, the deficit is then funded by the Partner, provided that their committed capital is sufficient to fund the deficit completely. (Of course, an excessively large deficit results in the offer being cancelled).
AxiaFunder's data evaluation for case assessment is powered by Solomonic litigation analytics 

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