Burford Capital’s $400 Million Note Issuance

Ogier has provided Guernsey legal advice to Burford Capital Limited (Burford Capital) on the private offering of US$400 million aggregate principal senior notes by its wholly owned subsidiary, Burford Capital Global Finance LLC. Cravath, Swaine and Moore LLP worked as Burford Capital’s English counsel. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, and White & Case LLP acted for the initial purchasers.The 6.25% senior notes due 2028 are guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by Burford Capital as well as Burford Capital Finance LLC and Burford Capital PLC.

Burford Capital is the leading global finance and asset 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 New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUR) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE: BUR), and it works with companies and law firms around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore and Sydney.

The Ogier team included Partner Bryon Rees (Picture), managing associate Michelle Watson Bunn and trainee Tehya Morgan. 
Involved fees earner: Tehya Morgan – Ogier LLP; Bryon Rees – Ogier LLP; Michelle Watson Bunn – Ogier LLP; Law Firms: Ogier LLP; Clients: Burford Capital Plc;