Coinbase Plans $1B Bond Sale That Avoids Hurting Stock Investors, Copying Michael Saylor’s Successful Bitcoin Playbook

Issuers use these hedges with convertible debt to prevent dilution to existing shareholders, even when their share price rises above the conversion price, though they have to pay a fee. During its breakneck rally, fitness company Peloton famously raised $1 billion in convertible debts in 2021, including a capped call option. “The capped call transactions will cover, subject to customary adjustments, the number of shares of Coinbase’s Class A common stock that will initially underlie the notes,” Coinbase said.