Burford Capital raises £196m of fresh equity

Burford Capital, the UK litigation finance company, completed a £196.1m capital increase on Monday night, selling just over 10.4m shares at £18.50 a share. The company's shares fell below the offer price in trading before recovering throughout the day on Tuesday.

  • By Aidan Gregory
  • 02 Oct 2018

The Burford Capital deal itself went well, with bids from more than 50 investors, according to a banker involved in the trade.

Numis Securities and Berenberg were global co-ordinators, Macquarie Capital was a bookrunner. 

Launched after the market close on Monday, the deal consisted of 10.4m new shares, a ...

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