convertible securities
n.
Bonds or preferred stock that can be exchanged for common stock or another lesser security, generally within the same company.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


convertible securities
Securities, such as convertible preference shares or convertible loan notes, which at some stage can be converted into ordinary shares or other equity shares in the issuing company according to a pre-arranged formula.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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