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Search Results: Bond Finance\Bond Insurance
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CDFA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Brownfields with Private Activity Bonds (PABs)
In this webinar, our experts discuss Private Activity Bonds and how they can be used to compliment the redevelopment and cleanup of your brownfield project.
Jamie Rhodes-Utilizing Resilience Bonds in CaliforniaMembers only Login
Jamie Rhodes discussed how to capture insurance benefits from resilient infrastructure projects.
Bond Insurance for Credit EnhancementMembers only Login
Mary Francoeur of Assured Guaranty reviews forms of credit enhancement specifically focusing on bond insurance and the value proposition.
Bonds, Bond Documents and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP presents the basics of bond finance, including key documents and players, credit enhancement, and deal structuring for the Fundamentals WebCourse.
Bedrock Tools: Bond FinancingMembers only Login
Robert Swanger of Stern Brothers & Co. go over the various forms of bond credit enhancement touching on letters of credit, guarantees, insurance, and more.
Bond InsuranceMembers only Login
John Hallacy with Assured Guaranty provides a comprehensive overview of bond insurance, why it is a viable option, economics, and insight on the insurance market.
Credit EnhancementMembers only Login
Robert Swanger and Joseph Riley of Stern Brothers & Co. go over the various forms of bond credit enhancement touching on letters of credit, guarantees, insurance, and more.
Bonds, Bond Documents, and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur M. Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP presents the basics of bond finance, including key documents and players, credit enhancement, and deal structuring for the Fundamentals WebCourse.
Creative Bond Financing Strategies - Part 2Members only Login
John Haines, Mercy Corps Northwest; Carol McCoog, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP; Michael E. Schrader, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LP; and Geoff Urbina, KeyBanc Capital Markets discussed the outlook for bonds in the Oregon and consider creative...
Creative Bond Financing Strategies - Part IMembers only Login
John Haines, Mercy Corps Northwest; Carol McCoog, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP; Michael E. Schrader, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LP; and Geoff Urbina, KeyBanc Capital Markets discussed the outlook for bonds in the Oregon and consider creative...
WHEFA 35th Annual Report 2014Members only Login
Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority (WHEFA) highlights their 35th year, serving as conduit issuer in 24 financings totaling more than $794.6M. Bond financing benefitted 22 different borrowers in 17 counties, comprised of multi-site...
Structuring the DealMembers only Login
Russell Goings of Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. illustrates how to structure bond deals touching on various topics including repayment sources, security features, credit enhancements, and other tools.
Clean Energy Services for All: Financing Universal ElectrificationMembers only Login
This report by the Sierra Club looked at how energy access can be delivered more cost-effectively to the people around the world. The report states that increasing the use of energy efficiency measures can bring down the cost of energy, allowing it...
Municipal Issuers and the SEC’s MCDC InitiativeMembers only Login
Hunton & Williams addresses the feasibility of issuers self-reporting under the SEC’s MCDC. We discuss certain aspects of MCDC applicable to issuers, concerns about the scope and discretion retained by the SEC’s Enforcement Division in considering...
The Basics of Bond Finance - Bond Documents and Finance StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen with Hawkins, Delafield & Wood LLP introduces bond basics, including types of bonds, general process for issuing bonds, important terms, and key players for the 2014 Intro Bond Finance WebCourse.
2013 in Statistics: Refunding Opportunity Dries UpMembers only Login
Bond Buyer released their annual review of the municipal bond market, highlighting major trends and activities across the industry. Highlights include: refunding decline, insurance, state revenue outlooks and more.
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Bonds - But Were Afraid to AskMembers only Login
Bob Swanger with Stern Brothers shares bedrock information about financing economic development with bonds including basic concepts, roles of participants, credit enhancements, structuring and more.
Municipal Bond Insurance: Past, Present, and FutureMembers only Login
Natalie Cohen with Wells Fargo Securities explores municipal bond insurance from its inception to the recent decline. Cohen covers influential historic trends and looks at the renewed focus and opportunities offered by rising interest rates.
Bond Insurance: Why, Benefits & Market ConditionsMembers only Login
John Hallacy with Assured Guaranty provides a comprehensive overview of bond insurance, why it is a viable option, economics, and insight on the insurance market.
Bond Credit Enhancement ObservationsMembers only Login
John Kamins with Foster Swift Collins & Smith shares observations on bond insurance, letters of credit, and illustrative guaranty deals.
Is Bond Insurance an Option Again?
The availability of bond insurance has been scarce since about 2007, when bond insurers began to see ratings downgrades during the financial crisis. In fact, at that time, seven bond insurers where triple A rated, but now several are no longer in...
CDFA - BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Is Bond Insurance an Option Again?Members only Login
The availability of bond insurance has been scarce since about 2007, when bond insurers began to see ratings downgrades during the financial crisis. During this webcast, we heard Scott Richbourg and Don Farrell of Build America Mutual and Bill...
S&P Full Analysis: Build America Mutual AssuranceMembers only Login
Standard & Poor's released their full analysis credit rating analysis of Build America Mutual Assurance Company. The report explains major rating factors, outlook, structure and more.
The Fundamentals of Bond Finance: Bonds, Bond Documents and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen with Hawkins, Delafield & Wood LLP introduces bond basics, including types of bonds, general process for issuing bonds, important terms, and key players.
ADFA Bond Guaranty ProgramMembers only Login
The Arkansas Bond Guaranty Program allows companies who lack the financial strength to access capital markets by providing credit enhancement.
CIFA: Analysis of State Bond BanksMembers only Login
Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities Analysis of State Bond Banks prepared by Government Finance Group broadly explains bond banks, components, and strategies.
Bonds, Bond Documents, and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur M. Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP presents the basics of bond finance, including key documents and players, credit enhancement, and deal structuring.
Case Study: Mexia GardensMembers only Login
This case study from Lancaster Pollard reviews an affordable multifamily housing complex that utilized taxable bonds, LIHTCs, and the FHA Section 221(d)(4) program.
The Great Credit Shift: US Public Finance Post Crisis
This report from Moody's Investors Service discusses how public finance credit shifted from 2008 - 2011, and how credit is likely to change over the next few years. Topics include reliance on property taxes, risks for nonprofits, and municipal...
Credit EnhancementMembers only Login
Terry Finn from Stern Brothers & Co. gives this presentation outlining the various forms of credit enhancement. He discusses letters of credit, bond insurance, guarantees, mortgage insurance, government programs, and gives some case study examples.
CDFA Bond Finance Resource Center
The CDFA Bond Finance Resource Center is a one-stop hub for all of the resources, reports, headlines, and projects that CDFA collects and publishes related to bond finance. Find links to resource tags, market reports, original research, upcoming...
Structuring & Sizing Bond IssuesMembers only Login
This presentation by Bill Reisner covers how bond issues are structured and sized. The structural elements discussed are repayment sources, security features, and credit enhancements. The sizing topics include the bond issue's required fees,...
Advanced Bond Finance Reference Guide
The Advanced Bond Finance Reference Guide is written for professionals who already have an understanding of tax-exempt financing and seek detailed instruction on complex financing techniques, including the application of financial derivatives,...
Bond Sale, Loan Guarantee Paves Way For 38 Studios to Bring 450 Jobs to Rhode Island
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation used a combination of a state loan guarantee and bond insurance to enhance the credit rating of this deal that is projected to bring 450 jobs to the state.
2009 Study on Maine’s Moral Obligation DebtMembers only Login
The purpose of this 2009 study is to assess levels and components of outstanding State of Maine moral obligation bond debt.
Municipal Insurer Update
This report by Janney Capital Markets examines the state of the major bond insurers. Only three of the 10 bond insurers active in 2008 have been active in the market through the first half of 2009 with Assured Guaranty having a majority of the...
Considerations Related to Recent Proposals for A Mutually Owned Municipal Bond Insurer
This article from Dillworth Paxson LLP examines the possibilities of forming a mutually owned municipal bond insurer. Such an insurer would be owned or capitalized, in whole or significant part, by such state/local governments. The article will...
CDFA Spotlight: Municipal Bond Insurance - Then and Now
Since late 2007, the municipal bond insurance industry has been unstable as a result of their loss exposure to collateralized debt obligations (CDO’s) and related concerns. Many questions exist regarding the value and utility of bond insurance and...
Enhanced Access to Capital for Projects rated BBB- to Non-investment Grade (NIG)Members only Login
Robert Liden of ACA Capital presented at the CDFA Annual Summit about variable rate demand bonds and fixed-rate insured bonds.
Credit Considerations
Betsy Hedden of Raymond James presented at the CDFA Annual Summit about credit considerations when looking at bond insurance options.
Insuring TIF Bonds -- ACA Capital
This brief reviews key credit factors in the insurance of tax increment bonds and covers important legal and covenant provisions for such transactions.
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