Liquid yield option note

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Liquid yield option note (LYON)

Zero-coupon, callable, putable, convertible bond developed by Merrill Lynch & Co.

Liquid Yield Option Note

A convertible, callable, and putable zero-coupon bond. A LYON is a bond that is convertible to common stock and may be bought or sold as an option, but which does not pay interest. Because it pays no interest, it is issued at a considerable discount from par value of the bond. This guarantees a positive return to the investor, at least until such time as it becomes profitable for the investor to put the bond back to the issuing company for an amount over the issue price. Generally, the total return on a LYON is less than that of the company's common stock, assuming the company does well.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 10, 2011-3M notifies redemption of Liquid Yield Option Notes due 2032(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The biotech giant offered to purchase the liquid yield option notes, known as LYONs, that were due in 2032 at nearly 74 cents on the dollar.
The proceeds will be used by subsidiary Elan Finance Corporation to repurchase outstanding Liquid Yield Option Notes due in the year 2018.
While there, he was known for packaging unique deals such as the $965 million off, ring of liquid yield option notes (LYONs) to finance Euro Disney in 1990--at the time the largest convertible bond issue ever.
The Liquid Yield Option Notes, the equivalent of zero coupon convertible securities, pay 6% a year and carry a stated value at maturity of $485 million.
NEW YORK -- News America Incorporated (the "Company"), a subsidiary of News Corporation, today issued a notice to holders of the Company's Liquid Yield Option Notes (the "Securities") that such holders have the right to tender Securities for cash on the February 28, 2011 holder redemption date.
In 1990, he directed a $965 million offering of liquid yield option notes (LYONs) to help finance Euro Disney.
the "Company") (NASDAQ: CBRL) announced today that it has directed the trustee of its outstanding Liquid Yield Option Notes due 2032 (Zero Coupon - Senior) (Cusip Nos.
Few firms were involved in the convertibles market then, and in 1985 Merrill introduced whet has become its best-known convertibles product: Liquid Yield Option Notes (LYONs).
the "Company") (Nasdaq: CBRL) announced today that it has amended the terms of its previously announced offer pursuant to which holders of its outstanding Liquid Yield Option Notes due 2032 (Zero Coupon - Senior) (Cusip Nos.
the "Company") (Nasdaq: CBRL) today announced that it has commenced an offer pursuant to which holders of its outstanding Liquid Yield Option Notes due 2032 (Zero Coupon - Senior - Cusip Nos.
The revision to Outlook Positive reflects the substantial completion of SPX's realignment of its business portfolio, ongoing improvements in operating processes and performance, and expectations for increasing free cash flow even when excluding the impact of the redemption of liquid yield option notes (LYONs) in 2006.

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