exchange option


exchange option
Option for the shareholders to exchange their securities for other securities and/or cash. Exchange options are mentioned in the terms and conditions of a security and are valid during the whole lifetime of a security unless otherwise stated by the issuer.

Euroclear glossary. 2008.

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