Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Burford Capital Limited LSE:BUR London Ordinary Share GG00B4L84979 ORD NPV
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -39.00p -2.49% 1,530.00p 1,535.00p 1,539.00p 1,577.00p 1,530.00p 1,570.00p 335,568 16:35:03
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 314.6 239.3 82.9 18.4 -

Burford Capital Limited Result of AGM

14/05/2019 2:41pm

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Burford Capital Limited

14 May 2019

This announcement contains inside information.

14 May 2019


Burford Capital Limited ("Burford Capital" or "Burford" or "the Company"), the leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law, is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed at its Annual General Meeting today were approved by shareholders.

Among other matters, shareholders approved the dividend payment of 8.83c per share. That dividend will be payable on 14 June 2019 to shareholders on the register as at the close of business on 24 May 2019.

The votes received are detailed below:

 Ordinary Resolutions                    Total votes   Total votes   Total votes 
                                                 for       against      withheld 
 1. To receive the accounts 
  for the year ended 31 December 
  2018 and the directors' and 
  auditors' reports thereon              149,666,275       200,440       415,190 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 2. To declare a final dividend 
  of 8.83c (United States cents) 
  per ordinary share                     150,281,728             0           177 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 3. To re-appoint David Charles 
  Lowe as director                       148,271,130     2,010,481           294 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 4. To re-appoint Ernst & 
  Young LLP as the Company's 
  auditors                               147,893,793     2,381,911         6,201 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 5. To authorise the directors 
  to agree the auditors' remuneration    148,319,258     1,956,472         6,175 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 6. To authorise the directors 
  to allot shares up to a specific 
  amount                                 142,104,292     8,169,404         8,209 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 7. To authorise the Company 
  to purchase its own shares 
  up to a specified amount               150,053,044       199,096        29,765 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 Special Resolutions 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 8. To authorise the directors 
  to allot shares for cash 
  without making a pre-emptive 
  offer to shareholders (subject 
  to the limitation set out 
  in the resolution)                     150,242,120        31,426         8,359 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 
 9. To authorise the directors 
  to allot shares for cash 
  without making a pre-emptive 
  offer to shareholders (subject 
  to the limitation set out 
  in the resolution) for an 
  acquisition or specified 
  capital investment                     149,896,719       378,711         6,475 
                                        ------------  ------------  ------------ 

The person responsible for arranging for the release of this announcement on behalf of the Company is Elizabeth O'Connell, Chief Financial Officer.

For further information, please contact:

   Burford Capital Limited 
   Elizabeth O'Connell, CFA, Chief Financial Officer      +1 212 235 6825 
   Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited - NOMAD             +44 (0)20 3037 
    and Joint Broker                                       2000 
   Jonny Allison 
   Nicholas Harland 
                                                          +44 (0)20 3100 
   Liberum Capital Limited - Joint Broker                  2222 
   Richard Crawley 
   Jamie Richards 
                                                          +44 (0)20 7260 
   Numis Securities Limited - Joint Broker                 1000 
   Charlie Farquhar 
   Jonathan Abbott 
   Montfort Communications Limited - Financial            +44 (0)20 3770 
    Communications                                         7908 
   Robert Bailhache - 

About Burford Capital

Burford Capital is the leading global finance and investment 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:

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