Ogier has provided Guernsey legal advice to Burford Capital on the raising of $150m (£90m) through an issue of retail bonds on the London Stock Exchange by Burford Capital plc, a subsidiary of Burford Capital. Payments in respect of the bonds are guaranteed by Burford Capital.
William Simpson (partner) and Bryon Rees (managing associate) led the Ogier Guernsey team, assisted by Alexandria Gaudion (associate), and worked with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, lead counsel for Burford Capital.
Burford Capital is a provider of investment capital and risk solutions for litigation. It provides a variety of corporate financing to litigation and arbitration matters, enabling commercial clients to unlock the asset value of their pending claims and raise capital to pursue them.