Tied up in FASB’s knots

Corporate equity tools

The equity derivatives market for the traditional stock buy-back business from US companies is moribund. A year of plummeting stock prices, combined with a number of accounting-

driven fears, has finally nailed the lid on the coffin of many previously popular strategies. Most US corporates are no longer using equity derivatives, including put warrants, to hedge share buy-back programmes. Such programmes were often done either for their own sake, or as a way of maintaining zero

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