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Stock Warrant

A certificate, usually issued with a preferred stock, giving the holder the option of buying an underlying asset at a certain strike price. The strike price is usually higher than the market value of the underlying asset at the time of issue. Some warrants expire a few years after issuance, but perpetual warrants can theoretically last forever. Unlike options, stock warrants are issued by companies during a round of financing, rather than by an individual investor or brokerage. Companies issue stock warrants to attract investors who might not otherwise be interested.

stock warrant

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The financial restructuring had two components: a May 2002 extinguishment of certain junior debt (the "May 2002 Exchange Transaction"); followed by a November 2002 exchange of Series C Preferred Stock and redeemable common stock purchase warrants for its Series A and Series B Preferred Stock, warrants for the purchase of shares of Series B Preferred Stock, common stock warrants and shares of its common stock (the "November 2002 Exchange Transaction").
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