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Omni Bridgeway Ltd (OBL)

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OBL's Principal Activity is the the principal activities of the Group during the financial year were the investigation, management and funding of litigation.

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Performance

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2021 YTD
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vs Sector (1yr) -5.24%
vs ASX 200 (1yr) -9.47%

Size

Market Capitalisation
ASX Rank 276 of 2,466
Sector Rank 30 of 130

Key Information

Shares Issued
Sector Financial Services
Similar Companies HGH / GMA / RMC
EPS -$0.049
DPS $0.04
NTA per share $0.17

Broker Consensus

OBL is not covered by a major broker, or data from most recent compilation was omitted due to not meeting QA guidelines.

Announcements

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Company Overview

Omni Bridgeway Limited (OBL, formerly IMF Bentham Limited) is engaged in dispute resolution finance, with specialising in civil and common law legal and recovery systems, and operations spanning Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and the US. Omni Bridgeway is provider of funding solutions and offers end-to-end dispute finance from case inception through to post-judgment enforcement and recovery.

Incorporation Details

Incorporated in WA on 01/12/1994. Name changed to Insolvency Management Fund Limited on 19/10/2001. Name changed to IMF (Australia) Ltd. on 28/11/2002.

Corporate Details

Head Office Sydney NSW 2000
Website www.omnibridgeway.com
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor Ernst & Young
Date Listed 28 Jan 2000

Upcoming Calendar

Date Event
18/02/2021 Report (Interim)
23/08/2021 Report (Prelim)
23/08/2021 Report (Annual)
06/09/2021 Report (Prelim)

Dividend History

Ex-Date Amount Franking Gross Type Payable
01/09/2020 $0.04 100% $0.0571 Final 25/09/2020

See Upcoming Dividends for all ASX companies.

Key Data
DPS(TTM) $0.04
Gross DPS(TTM) $0.0571
Dividend yield 1 %
Gross yield 1.41%
Payout Ratio 290%
DRP Yes
DRP Features -

Directors & Management

Directors & Management

Name Title Since Bio
Mr Raymond van Hulst Executive Director Apr 2020 Director Bio icon

Mr Raymond van Hulst

Executive Director

Mr van Hulst has close to two decades of experience in structuring solutions for litigation funding and legal enforcement matters. He manages the asset identification processes, enforcement strategies and settlement negotiations for multiple prominent (sovereign) awards and judgments. Mr van Hulst has experience in funding legal disputes and enforcement matters, including in joint venture with the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank for the Distressed Asset Recovery Program. Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Mr van Hulst was with ABN AMRO Bank Structured Finance.

Ms Christine Anne Feldmanis Non-Executive Director Nov 2018 Director Bio icon

Ms Christine Anne Feldmanis

Non-Executive Director

Ms Feldmanis has over 30 years' experience in the finance and investment industry. She was previously Managing Director of funds management and Chief Finance Officer of the NSW Treasury Corporation. Ms Feldmanis' current Non-Executive Director roles include Perpetual Equity Investment Company Limited, FIIG Securities Limited, Bell Financial Group Ltd, Bell Asset Management Limited and not-for-profit organisation, Foodbank NSW. Ms Feldmanis is Chair of Risk Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr Michael Graham Doveton Kay Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman Oct 2018 Director Bio icon

Mr Michael Graham Doveton Kay

Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Kay brings a range of commercial experience to the Board. Mr. Kay previously held a number of senior executive roles at AAMI including Chief Executive Officer. He also spent 12 years in private legal practice specialising in commercial law during his executive career. He is chairman of the Board and the Member of the Audit and Risk Committee also Member of the Nomination and Remuneration committee.

Ms Karen Leslie Phin Non-Executive Director Aug 2017 Director Bio icon

Ms Karen Leslie Phin

Non-Executive Director

Ms Phin has over 20 years' experience in the retail, banking, industrial and natural resources sectors on capital management, capital raisings and mergers and acquisitions. Until 2014, she was a Managing Director and Head of Capital Advisory at Citigroup in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining Citigroup, she spent 12 months at ASIC as a Senior Specialist in the Corporations group. From 1996 to 2009, Ms Phin was a Managing Director at UBS AG and Capital Management Group. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Magellan Financial Group Limited and ARB Corporation Limited and is a member of the Takeovers Panel. Ms Phin is a member of Risk Committee and Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr Andrew Saker Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director Jan 2015 Director Bio icon

Mr Andrew Saker

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director

Mr Saker began his career at Ferrier Hodgson (now KPMG). Appointed partner in 1998, he went on to Indonesian practice in Jakarta. In his 26 years at Ferrier Hodgson, he was involved in over 500 corporate insolvencies and restructurings in Australia, Asia, North and South America.

Mr Hugh McLernon Executive Director Mar 2009 Director Bio icon

Mr Hugh McLernon

Executive Director

Mr McLernon worked as a Crown Prosecutor for eight years and then as a barrister at the independent bar for a further nine years, before joining Clayton Utz for three years as a litigation partner. He retired from legal practice and introduced the secondary life insurance market into Australia through the Capital Life Exchange. He was the Managing Director of McLernon Group Limited, as well as the Hill Group of companies.

Mr Michael Phillip Bowen Non-Executive Director Sep 2001 Director Bio icon

Mr Michael Phillip Bowen

Non-Executive Director

Mr Bowen was a founding partner of Hardy Bowen and became a partner of global law firm DLA Piper in 2015. He practices in corporate, commercial and securities law and on mergers, acquisitions, capital raisings and resources. Mr Bowen assists the Managing Director on matters concerning corporations law. Mr Bowen is also a Non-Executive Director of Trek Metals Limited. He is a member of Risk Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.

Robert (Rob) Ferguson N/A
Alden Halse N/A
John Walker N/A
Clive Bowman N/A

Director Transactions

OBL directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.

See Director Transactions for all ASX companies.

Date Director Type Amount Price Value Notes
18/12/20 Raymond van Hulst Issued 92,652 $3.97 $367,828 Issue of securities
18/12/20 Hugh McLernon Issued 249,020 $3.97 $988,609 Issue of securities
18/12/20 Andrew Saker Issued 263,898 $3.97 $1,047,675 Issue of securities
04/12/20 Raymond van Hulst Issued 1,747,551 $3.41 $5,959,148 Issue of securities
25/09/20 Michael Kay Issued 4,346 $3.838 $16,680 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Andrew Saker Issued 1,878 $3.838 $7,208 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Michael Bowen Issued 11,496 $3.838 $44,122 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Christine Feldmanis Issued 471 $3.838 $1,808 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Christine Feldmanis Issued 471 $3.837 $1,807 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Michael Bowen Issued 11,496 $3.838 $44,121 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Michael Kay Issued 4,346 $3.838 $16,679 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
25/09/20 Andrew Saker Issued 1,878 $3.838 $7,207 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
09/09/20 Raymond van Hulst Buy +26,000 $4.04 $105,040 As advised by the company
09/09/20 Raymond van Hulst Buy +26,000 $4.04 $105,040 As advised by the company
01/09/20 Raymond van Hulst Buy +330,000 $4.285 $1,413,920 As advised by the company
01/09/20 Raymond van Hulst Buy +330,000 $4.285 $1,413,920 As advised by the company
09/06/20 Andrew Saker Issued 434,732 $4.83 $2,099,756 Issue of securities
09/06/20 Hugh McLernon Issued 417,342 $4.83 $2,015,762 Issue of securities
09/06/20 Andrew Saker Issued 434,732 $4.83 $2,099,755 Issue of securities
09/06/20 Hugh McLernon Issued 417,342 $4.83 $2,015,761 Issue of securities
20/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Issued 185 $4.044 $748 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
20/03/20 Michael Bowen Issued 8,124 $4.044 $32,850 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
20/03/20 Andrew Saker Issued 1,327 $4.044 $5,366 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
20/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Issued 185 $4.043 $748 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
20/03/20 Andrew Saker Issued 1,327 $4.043 $5,365 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
20/03/20 Michael Bowen Issued 8,124 $4.044 $32,850 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
11/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Buy +5,000 $3.99 $19,950 On-market trade
11/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Buy +5,000 $3.99 $19,950 On-market trade
06/03/20 Michael Kay Buy +20,000 $4.107 $82,140 On-market trade
06/03/20 Michael Kay Buy +20,000 $4.107 $82,140 On-market trade
04/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Buy +15,000 $4.18 $62,700 On-market trade
04/03/20 Christine Feldmanis Buy +15,000 $4.18 $62,700 On-market trade
02/03/20 Michael Kay Buy +30,000 $4.266 $127,971 On-market trade
02/03/20 Michael Kay Buy +30,000 $4.266 $127,971 On-market trade
20/12/19 Andrew Saker Sell +100 $1,000.00 ($100,000) As advised by the company
20/12/19 Christine Feldmanis Buy +50 $1,000.00 $50,000 As advised by the company
05/11/19 Michael Bowen Issued 75,022 $3.40 $255,075 Rights issue
05/11/19 Michael Kay Issued 53,974 $3.40 $183,512 Rights issue
05/11/19 Hugh McLernon Issued 294,118 $3.40 $1,000,001 Rights issue
05/11/19 Andrew Saker Issued 10,000 $3.40 $34,000 Rights issue
05/11/19 Karen Phin Issued 4,010 $3.40 $13,634 Rights issue
17/10/19 Christine Feldmanis Buy +25,000 $3.575 $89,375 On-market trade
17/12/18 Hugh McLernon Issued 387,070 $2.86 $1,107,020 Issue of securities
17/12/18 Andrew Saker Issued 410,810 $2.86 $1,174,917 Issue of securities
16/11/18 Hugh McLernon Issued 5,357 $2.80 $15,000 Participation in share purchase plan
16/11/18 Andrew Saker Issued 5,357 $2.80 $15,000 Participation in share purchase plan
16/11/18 Michael Bowen Issued 10,714 $2.80 $29,999 Participation in share purchase plan
16/11/18 Michael Kay Issued 5,357 $2.80 $15,000 Participation in share purchase plan
07/09/18 Hugh McLernon Sell +50,000 $2.637 ($131,835) On-market trade
05/09/18 Hugh McLernon Sell +50,000 $2.663 ($133,145) On-market trade
04/09/18 Hugh McLernon Sell +100,000 $2.658 ($265,810) On-market trade
24/04/18 Michael Bowen Buy +12,716 $2.351 $29,895 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)
24/04/18 Andrew Saker Buy +2,060 $2.351 $4,843 Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)

Director Interests

The current holdings of OBL directors.

Director Last Notice Direct Shares Indirect Shares Options Convertibles
Raymond van Hulst 04/12/2020 N/A 2,155,451 N/A N/A
Christine Feldmanis 25/09/2020 N/A 45,656 N/A 80
Andrew Saker 25/09/2020 N/A 182,068 N/A N/A
Michael Kay 25/09/2020 N/A 421,369 N/A N/A
Michael Bowen 25/09/2020 N/A 1,114,620 N/A N/A
Karen Phin 30/06/2020 27,266 N/A N/A N/A
Hugh McLernon 30/06/2020 1,002,279 4,392,711 N/A N/A

Shareholder Info

Top 20 Shareholders About the Data

Data supplied by Morningstar and accurate on Jul 31, 2020.

It's not possible to publish a real-time Top 20 Shareholder list. Companies are not obliged to report this data (with the exception of Substantial Shareholders above 5%). If a company chooses to publish the data, it's usually once a year in their Annual Report.

All data is manually compiled so there might be a delay between the Annual Report being published and the data appearing on Market Index (<7 days for ASX 300 and up to 30 days for micro-caps).

Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 52,213,000 20.90%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 41,033,000 16.42%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 30,227,000 12.10%
National Nominees Limited 22,996,000 9.20%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited Gsco Eca 18,080,000 7.24%
Ubs Nominees Pty Ltd 12,035,000 4.82%
Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 7,044,000 2.82%
Mclernon Group Superannuation Pty Ltd 4,156,000 1.66%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 3,941,000 1.58%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 3,532,000 1.41%
Bnp Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 2,669,000 1.07%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (I) 2,487,000 1.00%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (I) 1,623,000 0.65%
Mr Dennis John Banks 1,287,000 0.52%
Mr Peter Frederick Phillips & Mrs Alice Sau Han Phillips 1,054,000 0.42%
Mr Hugh Mclernon 1,002,000 0.40%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (I) 971,000 0.39%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited (I) 888,000 0.36%
Bouchi Pty Ltd 722,000 0.29%
B F A Pty Ltd 687,000 0.27%

Shareholder Distribution

Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001+ Total
No. of Shareholders 1,023 1,352 622 768 71 3,836

Substantial Shareholders

A substantial shareholder is a person or entity that owns 5% or more of the voting shares in a company. Shares can be held under multiple names so the Substantial Shareholders list differs from the Top 20 Shareholders list.

Name Last Notice Total Shares Shares Held (%)
Amitell Capital Pte Ltd 12/11/2020 12,713,112 5.00
Challenger Limited 20/10/2020 16,496,561 6.49
Greencape Capital Pty Ltd 20/10/2020 16,496,561 6.49
Vanguard Group 30/12/2020 13,109,887 5.00
Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries 09/09/2020 22,472,154 8.87

Shareholders Buying

Date Name Bought Previous % New %
30-12-20 Vanguard Group -- -- 5.00
12-11-20 Amitell Capital Pte Ltd -- -- 5.00
20-10-20 Challenger Limited 2,640,627 5.47 6.49
20-10-20 Greencape Capital Pty Ltd 2,640,627 5.47 6.49
09-09-20 Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries 3,362,082 7.66 8.87
02-09-20 Greencape Capital Pty Ltd -- -- 5.47
02-09-20 Challenger Limited -- -- 5.47
19-06-20 Vanguard Group -- -- 5.07
18-06-20 Greencape Capital Pty Ltd 368,561 6.57 5.53
18-06-20 Challenger Limited 318,901 6.59 5.53
17-06-20 Eley Griffiths Group Pty limited 2,014,941 6.44 5.25
01-05-20 Kabouter Management LLC 1,443,144 9.35 8.23
09-03-20 Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries 3,294,089 6.45 7.66

Shareholders Selling

Date Name Sold Previous % New %
04-12-20 Vanguard Group -- 5.07 --
04-12-20 Eley Griffiths Group Pty limited -- 5.25 --
09-09-20 Kabouter Management LLC -- 6.31 --
02-09-20 Kabouter Management LLC 4,580,369 8.23 6.31
19-06-20 Greencape Capital Pty Ltd -- 5.53 --
19-06-20 Challenger Limited -- 5.53 --

Historical Data

Share Price History

Date Close Change %Chg Open High Low Volume Turnover

Historical Data

Year Closing Price Last Trade
2020 $4.77 30 June
2017 $0.003 28 June
2016 $0.006 28 June
2015 $0.003 30 June
2014 $0.01 30 June
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