How To Invest And Prosper With Warrants

April 25, 2019 Stockhouse Editorials Note from Dudley at CommonStockWarrants.com I just stumbled on this article on the Stockhouse website and thought it worthy of bringing to your attention as it is always good to see others writing about warrants besides myself. While I would take exception to one or two points in the article, basically it is a good article and useful to all investors. Direct Link Article On Stockhouse Warrants (“share purchase warrants”) are a financial instrument that can be an important tool for boosting investment returns. For novice investors, this begs the question: what is a warrant? A warrant is a form of stock option that comes into existence most commonly via the private placement process (for further general details here, please see Private Placements 101). Typically, when a company offers a large block of shares to finance a private placement, participating investors also receive share purchase warrants as an incentive for participation in the financing. The most common structure in these private placements is for ½ of a share purchase warrant to accompany each common share (each “unit”) purchased in the private placement. Occasionally, companies will offer a full warrant with each common share. These share purchase warrants entitle the holder to acquire an additional common share at a fixed price (known as the execution price), for a fixed period of time. The way that investors can prosper from the acquisition of these warrants is simple. If the share price for the offering company rises above the … Continue reading