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The American Lawyer highlights Burford's increase in commitments and deployments

  • Portfolio finance
February 16, 2022

The American Lawyer reports on Burford's recent SEC filing, showing a commitment of $1.1 billion to new matters over the past year, marking an increase of 45% from 2020, in addition to a 41% increase in deployments.

“'It’s a function of the litigation system coming back to normal and a function of us getting the word out. A majority of our work last year was done directly with corporations, and we spent a lot of time and energy talking with companies,'" said Burford Co-COO David Perla, who added that law firm portfolio deals have also increased.

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