Comment: Market risk could lead to another leap in convertible bond issuance

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Convertible bond issuance hit a record year in 2020, with more companies than ever seeking an alternative form of financing in the wake of the 2020 stock market crash. This was particularly notable in April-June as firms made strategic funding decisions using alternative financing methods. By Justin Craib-Cox   Source: Bloomberg, 29 December 2020   While we don't envisage another big crash like that seen in 2020, we are still in a world of rising volatility and there are a number of areas that could still send chills through the market and lead to another spike in conver...

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