A practical discussion of equity derivatives relevant to public companies. In a conversation geared for Finance and Legal, we laid out the fundamental building blocks of popular derivatives trades, provided insight into common use-cases and highlighted some common pitfalls for products such as:
- Accelerated Stock Repurchases
- Reverse ASR Disposition Strategies
- Call Spreads
- Trust Mandatories
Particular focus on structuring, disclosure and regulatory considerations, accounting implications and lifecycle challenges (such as handling unwinds). We closed the loop with a look at the flavor of the day and what to expect in Q4 2021.