Burford Capital News

Push for Disclosure Grows as Litigation Financing Becomes More Commonplace

The privacy once enjoyed by investors who finance other people’s lawsuits was rarely questioned before Hulk Hogan brought a media spotlight onto the niche industry by winning a $140 million jury verdict that forced the Gawker website into bankruptcy. When …

Burford Capital Gets $40M in New Capital for Litigation Funding

Burford Capital Limited, a global provider of investment capital and risk solutions for litigation, is pleased to announce that the offering of $40 million in contingent preference shares by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company has been fully subscribed. The …

Should Insurers Be Concerned About Litigation Funding

Though third party litigation funding has just started to grab headlines in the U.S., the funding method has been used in Europe for some time. According to Jonathan Molot, chief investment officer and co-founder of Burford Capital, people in the …