Burford Capital’s acquisition of Gerchen Keller Capital


Ogier’s Guernsey corporate law team has advised Burford Capital, a leading global finance firm focused on law, on its acquisition of Gerchen Keller Capital.

Burford and Gerchen Keller are widely regarded as the world’s two leading litigation finance providers and the acquisition creates a combined firm with in excess of $1.2 billion in investments and commitments.

An Ogier team led by partner Bryon Rees (Picture) advised Burford on the Guernsey law aspects of the deal, working with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

Involved fees earner: Bryon Rees – Ogier LLP; Michelle Watson Bunn – Ogier LLP;

Law Firms: Ogier LLP;

Clients: Burford Capital Plc;