Internet bond auctions can help corporate issuers lower their cost of capital. But savings from lower sales and marketing costs may not be as great as you might imagine.
How GM's use of tracking stock is complicating a tax-free divestiture of its DirecTV business.
If so, you might have to get shareholder permission to raise capital and stop offering stock options to employees.
A new breed of bond features a dual option.
When swapping assets makes more sense than buying or selling them.
More companies are meeting at the trading post, where they put idle assets to work.
Private placement issuers can't keep up with demand.
Hot demand for asset-backed securities is opening new vistas.