Piggyback Warrants

DEFINITION of 'Piggyback Warrants'

Additional warrants that are acquired following the exercise of primary warrants.

BREAKING DOWN 'Piggyback Warrants'

Piggyback warrants are a type of sweetener and can prompt additional investment in a company.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Warrant

    A derivative that confers the right, but not the obligation, ...
  2. Warrant Premium

    The amount that an investor must pay above the current market ...
  3. Put Warrant

    A type of security that gives the holder the right (but not the ...
  4. Covered Warrant

    A type of warrant that allows the holder to buy or sell a specific ...
  5. Call Warrant

    A financial instrument that gives the holder the right to buy ...
  6. Warrant Coverage

    An agreement between a company and its shareholders whereby the ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing

    A User's Guide To Warrants

    These investment vehicles are relatively uncommon in the United States, but they do still appear in U.S. markets.
  2. Trading

    Warrants: A High-Return Investment Tool

    Discover the advantages of this largely unexploited investment vehicle.
  3. Trading

    Warrants And Call Options

    Warrants and call options are securities that are quite similar in many respects, but they also have some notable differences. Both give the holder the right, but not the obligation, to buy a ...
  4. Managing Wealth

    Investing In Stock Rights And Warrants

    Many companies choose to issue rights or warrants as an alternative means of generating capital to avoid dilution of existing share value.
  5. Investing

    Explaining Wedding Warrants

    A wedding warrant is a warrant that can only be exercised if the host asset, usually a bond or preferred stock, is surrendered.
  6. Investing

    NYIF Instructor Series: Warrants

    In this short instructional video Anton Theunissen explains what a warrant is and how it works.
  7. Trading

    Warrants

    Learn more about this derivative security.
  8. Trading

    5 Equity Derivatives And How They Work

    These derivatives allow investors to transfer risk, but there are many choices and factors that investors must weigh before buying in.
  9. Investing

    Assess Shareholder Wealth With EPS

    Find out if management is doing its job of creating profit for investors.
  10. Investing

    Employee Stock Options: Premature Exercise Risks

    By John Summa, CTA, PhD, Founder of HedgeMyOptions.com and OptionsNerd.comTaxes are never a fun, or funny, topic but when you can demonstrate how much you can defer and ultimately reduce in taxes ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. Are warrants more desirable than options?

    Understand what stock warrants are, the differences between warrants and options, and learn whether warrants or options are ... Read Answer >>
  2. Can warrants be written on any security?

    Read about the different kinds of securities that may have warrants written on them, including which types of warrants are ... Read Answer >>
  3. Is there a secondary market for warrants?

    Find out how to trade warrants on the primary market, the secondary market and the over-the-counter market, including how ... Read Answer >>
  4. I own some stock warrants. How do I exercise them?

    Typically, stock warrants are derivative instruments added to new issues of stocks or bonds to make these issues more attractive. ... Read Answer >>
  5. Are warrants traded by brokers?

    Learn about the role of investment brokers in trading warrants, both in normal stock exchanges and over-the-counter derivatives ... Read Answer >>
  6. How are stock warrants different from stock options?

    A stock option is a contract between two people that gives the holder the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell outstanding ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  2. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  3. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  4. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  5. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  6. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
Trading Center