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Burford Capital Ltd - Notification of Transaction by PDMR

RNS Number : 8545P
Burford Capital Limited
12 June 2020

12 June 2020

Notification of transaction by person discharging managerial responsibilities


Burford Capital Limited ("Burford"), the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, has been notified of certain shares purchased on 11 June 2020 by John Sievwright, non-executive director.


Mr Sievwright purchased 10,000 ordinary shares of nil par value in Burford ("Ordinary Shares") on the market at a price of 523.5004 pence per share.


As a result of this transaction, Mr Sievwright controls a total of 10,000 Ordinary Shares in Burford, amounting to 0.0046% of the issued share capital.


The Notification of Dealing Form for the transaction mentioned above is included at the end of this announcement.



For further information, please contact:

Burford Capital Limited

Jim Kilman, Chief Financial Officer

+1 917 985 9840

Robert Bailhache, Head of Investor Relations - email

+44 (0)20 3530 2023

Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited - NOMAD and Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 3037 2000

Jonny Allison

Alex Reynolds

Jefferies International Limited - Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 7029 8000

Graham Davidson

Tony White



Numis Securities Limited - Joint Broker

+44 (0)20 7260 1000

Charlie Farquhar

Jonathan Abbott


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 London Stock Exchange, 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 about Burford: www.burfordcapital.com


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.




Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated

(a)     Name

John Sievwright


Reason for the notification

(a)     Position/status

A PDMR occupying the position of non-executive director

(b)    Initial notification /Amendment



Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

(a)     Name

Burford Capital Limited

(b)    LEI



Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

(a)     Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of nil par value

Identification code


(b)    Nature of the transaction

Purchase of ordinary shares

(c)     Price(s)and volume(s)





(d)    Aggregated information

·    Aggregated volume

·    Price


(e)    Date of the transaction

11 June 2020

(f)     Place of the transaction

London Stock Exchange AIM market





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