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Why firms issue convertible bonds: the matching of financial and real investment options

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  • Mayers, David, 1998. "Why firms issue convertible bonds: the matching of financial and real investment options," Journal of Financial Economics, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 83-102, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:47:y:1998:i:1:p:83-102
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