Posts tagged: Burford Capital

2+2=4 or 2+2=5?

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 4:34 pm

Burford Capital, the litigation funder, has crashed by almost 20pc today to around £11.80 a share.

Now, there have been rumours doing the rounds that Neil Woodford has been looking to offload his shareholding via Peel Hunt but punters are today blaming another reason for the massive decline: Muddy Waters.

Yes, the famous (or infamous?) original short seller, run by Carson Block, today tweeted:..


The Vannin Capital IPO... - Part 2

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 9:04 am

One moment it was on, the next it was delayed and then it was back on track after cutting the price.

But today the circus that is the Vannin Capital float comes to an abrupt end after the company said it has pulled its float because the "volatility experienced in the equity market in the last two weeks has led to conditions that are not conducive to an IPO"...


The London-listed litigation specialist, the super yacht and the oligarch...

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 9:01 pm

Has Burford Capital bitten off more than it can chew?

Readers might remember a piece I wrote in the The Sunday Times business section a few weeks ago about how Tatiana Akhmedova had enlisted Burford Capital, the Aim-listed litigation funder, to help her recover £453 million from former husband Farkhad Ahkmedov, including a 377 ft super-yacht called Luna. Below is the link:..