Convertible Debt: Untangling the Knots of Complexity

  • Author:
    Geoff Robinson
  • Level: 
    Intermediate to advanced
  • Study time:
    2-3 hours
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Course overview
In this comprehensive video playlist, we dive deep into the complex world of convertible debt and its impact on accounting and valuation. Through a series of informative videos, we explore the unique characteristics of convertible debt instruments, which combine elements of both debt and equity.

We examine the accounting treatment of convertible debt under various financial reporting standards, including the recognition of the debt and equity components, interest expense calculations, and the potential dilutive effects on earnings per share. Additionally, we delve into the valuation implications of convertible debt, discussing how the conversion features and other embedded options affect the instrument's fair value and the issuing company's capital structure.

By the end of this playlist, viewers will have a thorough understanding of the accounting and valuation complexities surrounding convertible debt, equipping them with the knowledge to make informed decisions in financial reporting and investment analysis.

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What's included?

  • 15 videos
  • Understand the accounting and valuation implications of convertible notes.
  • Insights from a #1 ranked data-driven analyst

Who should watch this playlist? 

This video playlist is valuable for finance and accounting professionals, including analysts, accountants, auditors, CFOs, investment bankers, and portfolio managers. It provides them with a deep understanding of the accounting treatment and valuation of convertible debt, which is crucial for financial reporting, investment analysis, and decision-making. Additionally, students in accounting, finance, or business programs will find these videos highly relevant to their studies, as convertible debt is a key topic in corporate finance curricula.


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Geoff Robinson

Thought leader, instructor, writer, financial influencer, Former UBS Managing Director and 8x #1 ranked analysts EMEA Institutional Investor Survey
Geoff has had a varied career. He was a Managing Director within UBS Equity Research, leading their Global Fundamental Analytics franchise. During this time, he was #1, ranked 9x in the EMEA Institutional Investor Survey. Before UBS, he was a material equity investor and LBO co-investor in two market exited training consultancies. Geoff has a passion for learning and is well-known for his ability to break down complex subject matter and distil it to an audience in a digestible and engaging manner. He brings this passion to 
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