equity sweetener
equity sweetener
USA
equity kicker, Also known as an equity sweetener.
A warrant or an option to buy equity, attached to certain debt, usually found in leveraged acquisitions or management buyouts.
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  • equity kicker — A warrant or an option to buy equity, attached to certain debt, usually found in leveraged acquisitions or management buyouts. + equity kicker equity sweetener USA equity kicker, Also known as an …   Law dictionary

  • sweetener — A feature of a security that makes it more attractive to potential purchasers. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * sweetener sweet‧ener [ˈswiːtnə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. something used to make an offer, suggestion etc seem more attractive: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Equity kicker — Used to refer to warrants because they are usually issued attached to privately placed bonds. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * equity kicker ˈequity ˌkicker noun [countable] FINANCE when a company raises money by issuing ( issue) debt …   Financial and business terms

  • equity kicker — stock warrants issued attached to a new debt, preferred or common stock issue to improve the salability of the issue. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * equity kicker ˈequity ˌkicker noun [countable] FINANCE when a company raises money by… …   Financial and business terms

  • equity kicker — / ekwɪti ˌkɪkə/ noun US an incentive given to people to lend a company money, in the form of a warrant to share in future earnings (NOTE: The UK term is equity sweetener.) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Equity derivative — In finance, an equity derivative is a class of financial instruments whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying equity securities. Market participants trade equity derivatives in order to transfer or transform certain… …   Wikipedia

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