Volume 7 (2010)

Volume 7 (2010) / Issue 2

Karl Clowry, 'Debt-to-Equity Conversion in the UK and Europe' (2010) 7 European Company Law, Issue 2, pp. 51–58


The current financial crisis had lead to a resurgence of debt-for-equity swaps as a corporate rescue tool throughout Europe. There are a number of common factors to be addressed with any debt-for-equity swap. This article seeks to focus on these factors and how they are typically addressed by debtors, the converting creditors and other stakeholders. The relevant rules and impediments in a number of EU countries are identified.

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