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Analysing contingent convertible bonds, or CoCos, isn’t so different from other credit analyses
Because of their unique characteristics, CoCos offer potential benefits in different rate environments.
A ``CoCo’’ or contingent convertible bond is a newer kind of security issued by banks and insurance companies