Burford Capital Limited (“Burford Capital” or “Burford” or “the Company”), the leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law, today announces that, further to its 12 August 2019 disclosure concerning a preliminary investigation into market manipulation in Burford’s shares on 6-7 August 2019, independent expert Professor Joshua Mitts has delivered a report on his principal findings.

Burford has also today sought judicial approval to obtain from the London Stock Exchange further information about orders in Burford shares.

The principal court filing along with Professor Mitts’ report have been uploaded to the Briefing Papers section within Investor Resources on Burford’s investor relations website which can be found at www.burfordcapital.com/investors/investor-resources/briefing-papers/.

For further information, please contact:

Burford Capital Limited
Jim Kilman, CFA, Chief Financial Officer +1 917 985 9840
Robert Bailhache, Head of Investor Relations – email +44 (0)20 3530 2023
Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited – NOMAD and Joint Broker +44 (0)20 3037 2000
Jonny Allison
Alex Reynolds
Jefferies International Limited – Joint Broker +44 (0)20 7029 8000
Graham Davidson
Tony White
Numis Securities Limited – Joint Broker +44 (0)20 7260 1000
Charlie Farquhar
Jonathan Abbott

 

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Burford Capital is the leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law. Its businesses include litigation finance and risk management, asset recovery and a wide range of legal finance and advisory activities. Burford is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, and it works with law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore and Sydney.

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