Simon Thompson 

Investment company watch

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson
Investment company watch

It’s not often that a company beats sky high market expectations, but this was certainly the case with Burford Capital (BUR:1,038p), a global finance company focused on investing in litigation cases and one of the largest companies listed on Aim. I have followed this company for just over two years now, having first spotted the investment potential when the shares were trading at a bargain basement 146p ('Legal eagles', 8 Jun 2015), and last advised banking profits on two thirds of your holdings at just shy of 900p and running the balance for free ('Top-slicing and running profits', 26 Jun 2017).

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