Simplifying the World of Complex Financings

PLI Webinar

11/12/2014 01:00 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. EST

Banking + Financial Services, Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, and Investment Management


Harrison Lawrence
(212) 336-4004

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This webinar will focus on equity-linked instruments that may be offered in securities financing and other strategic transactions, including warrants and convertible securities. We will discuss the principal negotiating issues in connection with such instruments and the associated accounting and financial reporting consequences. We will address the following:

  • Considerations in issuing warrants
  • Considerations in issuing convertible securities and entering into concurrent anti-dilutive transactions, such as call spreads
  • Understanding the accounting ramifications and judgmental areas including:
    • Convertible securities
    • Freestanding instruments
    • Puts and calls
    • When to combine contracts
    • When to bifurcate
    • Effects of modifications and restructurings
  • Other important considerations
    • Understanding the risks and crafting appropriate disclosure Securities considerations


  • Anna Pinedo
  • Jarrod Rhen, WithumSmith+Brown

PLI will provide CLE credit.

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