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Litigation finance: can growth continue?

Litigation finance: can growth continue?

With a market capitalisation that has climbed more than 1,300 per cent during the past five years, Burford Capital (BUR) seems deserving of its status as a junior market wonder stock. Since raising $130m (£101m) via its 2009 IPO, the value of the litigation finance provider’s portfolio had risen to $1.6bn by the end of June last year, as client demand for capital grows.    

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