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Search Results: Bond Credit Enhancement
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Option Redemption EnhancementMembers only Login
El Paso County this month completed a $50 million bond sale with an option redemption enhancement, the first such transaction in the Lone Star State. Ramirez & Co., which introduced the feature in January, says the option redemption enhancement, or...
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.
Letters of Credit (LOC) for Community DevelopmentMembers only Login
Patrick Rutledge, Public Finance Relationship Manager for FHLBank Atlanta, provides an overview of LOCs and discusses opportunities for affordable housing and economic development.
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.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Evaluating Credit Risk in the Muni MarketMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, speakers Rachel Cortez of Moody's Investor Service, Laura Kuffler-MacDonald of Standard & Poor's, and Richard Raphael of Fitch Ratings go over the role of credit ratings in the bond...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Evaluating Credit Risk in the Muni Market
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, speakers Rachel Cortez of Moody's Investor Service, Laura Kuffler-MacDonald of Standard & Poor's, and Richard Raphael of Fitch Ratings go over the role of credit ratings in the bond...
Letters of Credit (LOC) for Community DevelopmentMembers only Login
Patrick Rutledge, Public Finance Relationship Manager for FHLBank Atlanta, provides an overview of LOCs and discusses opportunities for affordable housing and economic development.
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.
Partners Involved - Rating AgencyMembers only Login
Bern Fischer of Fitch Ratings details the roles of the rating agency in a bond transaction including information on credit, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds and the rating process overall.
Bedrock ToolsMembers only Login
This introduction on how bond financing works is presented by Chuck Gleason of Stern Brothers & Co.
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.
Mixed-Use and Economic Development Financing Structures and OptionsMembers only Login
Strafford's shows special districts can provide a win-win-win situation for the local jurisdiction, the developer, and the ultimate owners of the benefited properties. Lending institutions, which advance credit to borrowers on properties located in...
Deals You Should Do!Members only Login
Stephen Friedman, President of SB Friedman, cover the ways individual development finance tools can be combine to create the extraordinary deals that bring about amazing developments. From TIF and special assessment to the full municipal credit and...
Bond Issuance in the U.S.Members only Login
David Safer of BNY Mellon analyzes bond issuance by state and sector type while also discussing the concerns and market drivers behind the trends shown.
Overview of Bond Finance and Market UpdateMembers only Login
Bob Gamble of Public Financial Management gives an introductory overview of bond financing.
Partners Involved - Rating AgencyMembers only Login
Bern Fischer of Fitch Ratings details the roles of the rating agency in a bond transaction including information on credit, general obligation bonds, revenue bonds and the rating process overall.
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.
TIF and the Capital MarketsMembers only Login
Joe Riley of Stern Brothers & Co. and Peter Raphael of William Blair discuss tax increment finance bonds, including debt ratings and credit enhancements.
SEE Action - Credit Enhancement Overview GuideMembers only Login
The SEE Action Network released this primer provides an overview of key considerations for policymakers, program administrators, and partners on designing and implementing successful credit enhancement strategies to catalyze clean energy investment.
Clean Energy for Resilient Communities: Expanding Solar Generation in Baltimore's Low-Income NeighborhoodsMembers only Login
Robert Sanders and Lewis Milford with the Clean Energy Group make a number of innovative recommendations for expanding the use of solar generation for community development, specifically in low-income neighborhoods in Baltimore, Maryland.
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.
Special Report: Completion Risk in Project FinanceMembers only Login
Fitch Ratings says that it is possible for the ratings of an infrastructure project under construction to exceed that of the contractor building it up by two categories. Projects using established technology, where the base cost budget and schedule...
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.
Bond Credit Enhancements - Commonly Used FormsMembers only Login
Joe Riley with Stern Brothers reviews commonly used forms of credit enhancement other than letters of credit.
CEFIA - Clean Energy Incentive ProgramsMembers only Login
Brian Farnen with Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority (CEFIA) discusses the organization's clean energy inventive programs. Farnen demonstrates the array of programs the green bank is able to offer, that are rare within the traditional...
Reduce Risk, Increase Clean Energy: How States & Cities Are Using Old Finance Tools To Scale Up A New Industry
The Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative released this report detailing how states and cities are using bonds and other existing tools to finance clean energy development. The report explores state and city examples of new financial structures,...
CE+BFI: State Clean Energy Finance Initiative Proposal
This paper from the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative proposes a state-driven federal clean energy finance initiative to effectively leverage private financing for clean energy development.
Clean Energy and Bonds: The New Infrastructure FinanceMembers only Login
Lew Milford with Clean Energy Group discusses the lending market and financing trends for clean energy developments. Milford explains the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative, and how capital markets provide an avenue to spur investment in...
CDFI Fund Bond Guarantee Program & NMTCsMembers only Login
Drew Marlar and Leslie Powell of Kutak Rock cover access to capital tools to drive business and industry investment throughout the state of Georgia with a primary focus on the CDFI Fund Bond Guarantee Program and New Markets Tax Credit programs.
Water and Wastewater Projects - Financing with Tax-Exempt BondsMembers only Login
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe published this guidebook for general informational purposes concerning water and wastewater utilities. The purpose of the guidebook is to provide an overview of issues relating to the financing of these projects, more...
CDFI Fund Year in Review 2012Members only Login
The U.S. Department of the Treasury released the annual report for Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. The report showcases both accomplishments of programs at CDFI Fund as well as the tremendous impact that CDFIs are having across...
CFCFA Financing in Partnership with BanksMembers only Login
The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority Financing in Partnership with Banks Program is aimed at improving access to tax-exempt markets for manufacturers and 501(c)(3) businesses. This document outlines how the program can be utilized.
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.
Fannie Mae Bond Credit EnhancementMembers only Login
Bellwether Enterprise packages the Fannie Mae Bond Credit Enhancement program into a concise, informative document.
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.
Oklahoma State Bond Advisor 2011 Annual ReportMembers only Login
Oklahoma State Bond Advisor released their 2011 annual report with detailed information about bond rating, performance, and projects.
Understanding TIF Bond Financing - CreditMembers only Login
Brian Cooper of Robert W. Baird & Co. discusses the structuring of bonds issued for tax increment finance projects.
Renewable Energy Case Studies
Lester Krone of Stern Brothers & Co. reviews case studies of bond finance for renewable energy projects in this presentation.
Rating U.S. Structured Finance Transactions Backed by Direct Pay Letters of CreditMembers only Login
This report from DBRS discusses the company's methodology for rating financings enhanced with a direct pay letter of credit. Topics include sizing analysis, LOC replenishment, and operational risks.
SBA 504 Loans and Industrial Development BondsMembers only Login
This memo from the California Treasurer's Office reports on a recent U.S. Small Business Administration clarification of the way SBA 504 loans and IDBs can work together on a single project. The memo includes a sample of an allowable financing...
Maryland Credit Enhancement ProgramsMembers only Login
The Maryland Dept. of Business & Economic Development is using State Small Business Credit Initiative Funds to support a number of credit enhancement programs, as covered in this presentation.
Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About BondsMembers only Login
The basics of bond finance, including key players, deal structuring, and credit enhancement, are covered here by Bob Swanger of Stern Brothers & Co.
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.
Siena Heights University Case StudyMembers only Login
Steve Eikenberry from First American Bank, Erik Kelly from Blue Rose Capital Advisors, and Jeff Lewis from Ice Miller LLP give this joint presentation outlining the structure and financing of various bond issuances for Siena Heights University in...
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.
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