equity security
equity security
Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101:
(16) The term "equity security" means—
(A) share in a corporation, whether or not transferable or denominated "stock", or similar security;
(B) interest of a limited partner in a limited partnership; or
(C) warrant or right, other than a right to convert, to purchase, sell, or subscribe to a share, security, or interest of a kind specified in subparagraph (A) or (B) of this paragraph.

United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.


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