The convertible bond market has recently gained increasing significance on a global basis with particularly notable growth among very fast growing companies hungry for capital. It also has a long and illustrious history, dating back over 100 years. Despite this, considerable confusion still surrounds these securities, and for this reason they continue to be a favourite domain for hedge funds.
Convertible Bond Markets is a comprehensive assessment of this market place, illustrating clearly how investors of all risk persuasions may best utilise the instrument. The book includes a thorough treatment of subjects such as pricing, convertible financing, interest rate risk and hedging. It examines the market from a theoretical and analytical basis, rather than looking at market or institutional peculiarities. It will be of great interest both to academics and to professionals, including equity fund managers, bond fund managers, stock loan departments, risk controllers, treasurers and proprietary traders.