Source - LSE Regulatory
RNS Number : 9200N
Burford Capital Limited
04 February 2021
 

 

4 February 2021

 

 

BURFORD CAPITAL ANNOUNCES MOVE TO ELECTRONIC SHAREHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS

 

Burford Capital Limited, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, announces that it is writing to all registered shareholders regarding its intention to adopt electronic communication methods for shareholder documents.

 

Communicating with shareholders electronically is consistent with Burford's commitment to protecting the environment by reducing waste and pollution, cutting production and distribution costs, and enabling the Company to deliver information to shareholders in a timely, convenient and cost-effective form.

 

Shareholders will soon receive a letter from the Company's registrar in the United Kingdom and the United States, Computershare, setting out the options available to them. Copies are available at https://www.burfordcapital.com/shareholders/governance/#documentcentre.

 

Shareholders wishing to continue to receive shareholder documents in printed form will need to notify Computershare no later than 4 March 2021 by completing and returning the response form in the letter or updating their email addresses on Computershare's website as set out in the notice.

 

Those shareholders who do not return the response form will be deemed to have consented to receiving shareholder documents or information (including the annual report and notices of Company meetings) by means of Burford's website www.burfordcapital.com.

 

Burford will either send a notice via email or mail to shareholders when new materials are available online including the annual report. Shareholders are entitled to change their preference at any time in the future.

 

 

For further information, please contact:

 

Burford Capital Limited


Jim Kilman, Chief Financial Officer

+1 917 985 9840

Robert Bailhache, Head of Investor Relations, EMEA and Asia - email

+44 (0)20 3530 2023

Jim Ballan, Head of Investor Relations, Americas - email

+1 (646) 793 9176



Numis Securities Limited - NOMAD and Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Huw Jeremy (NOMAD)


Charlie Farquhar / Jonathan Abbott (Joint Broker)




Jefferies International Limited - Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 7029 8000

Graham Davidson


Tony White




 

About Burford Capital

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 law firms and clients around the world from its principal offices in New York, London, Chicago, Washington, Singapore and Sydney.

 

For more information, please visit www.burfordcapital.com.

 

 

This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any ordinary shares or other securities of Burford.

 

This release does not constitute an offer of any Burford fund. Burford Capital Investment Management LLC ("BCIM"), which acts as the fund manager of all Burford funds, is registered as an investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The information provided herein is for informational purposes only. Past performance is not indicative of future results. The information contained herein is not, and should not be construed as, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities (including, without limitation, interests or shares in the funds). Any such offer or solicitation may be made only by means of a final confidential Private Placement Memorandum and other offering documents.

 

Forward-looking statements

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