equity kicker


equity kicker
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, 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 — Unter Equity Kicker (englisch: equity – Eigenkapital; kick – Tritt, Stoß) versteht man die Möglichkeit der Teilhabe am Unternehmenserfolg. Diese kann z. B. in der Wandlung von Mezzanine Kapital in Eigenkapital, also einer „echten“… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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 Kicker — ⇡ Mezzanine Finanzierung …   Lexikon der Economics

  • equity sweetener — equity kicker 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 m …   Law dictionary

  • equity sweetener — ➔ sweetener * * * equity sweetener UK US noun [C] INFORMAL FINANCE ► EQUITY KICKER(Cf. ↑equity kicker): »The publishing group, struggling with a £450m debt, is offering equity sweete …   Financial and business terms

  • Kicker (Poker) — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kicker — 1. A right, exercisable warrant, or other feature that is added to a debt instrument to make it more desirable to potential investors by giving the debt holder the potential option to purchase shares in the issuer. The kicker may or may not… …   Investment dictionary

  • kicker —  Something added to a contract proposal to make it more attractive.  See sweetener.  ► “Traditionally, private debt placements for companies rated B or lower contained equity kickers commonly warrants for 5% to 10% of the company.” (Corporate… …   American business jargon