Hybrid Securities: Structuring, Pricing And Risk Assessment

Hybrid Securities: Structuring, Pricing And Risk Assessment
Tags: Kamil Liberadzki

Hybrid capital securities or 'hybrids' offer various benefits. They offer flexibility equity without shareholder dilution, provide protection to senior creditors, are a stable source of long-term funding for healthy companies, and help insurers and banks meet regulatory and rating agency capital requirements. Risks and features of hybrid securities are expressed in the credit spread of some relatively new financial instruments, but no structural fundamentals exist for to price hybrids precisely.