Equity kicker


Equity kicker
Used to refer to warrants because they are usually issued attached to privately placed bonds. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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equity kicker ˈequity ˌkicker noun [countable] FINANCE
when a company raises money by issuing ( issue) debt, with the right for investors of the debt to exchange it at a later date for shares in the company, perhaps with a right to buy shares at a lower price than usual:

• 16 Japanese debt issues with equity kickers were brought to market in April alone.

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equity kicker UK US noun [C] (also equity sweetener) INFORMAL FINANCE
a financial arrangement in which a lender to a business will also receive part of any profits: »

Are you ready to pay extremely high interest rates, and offer a big equity kicker too?


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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