Definition of Convertible Arbitrage

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What is Convertible Arbitrage

Convertible arbitrage involves buying a convertible security and short-selling its underlying stock. An investor or trader who engages in convertible arbitrage is attempting to take advantage of the difference between the bond’s conversion price and the current price of the shares in the underlying company.

Glossary of Terms and Phrases

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