Burford Fund Goes Public in Britain – $ 130 Million Raised for Litigation Funding

Regardless of what some may think, investors apparently like the idea of litigation as an investment vehicle. The proof ? Burford Capital this week succeeded in raising $ 130 million in its IPO.

Here is an Am Law article by Alison Frankel in which she declares: “It’s time to declare litigation financing a bona fide investment class.”

Here is the link to a Bloomberg story on Burford’s IPO.

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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”

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