Minority, Women-Owned Firms Architects of Build Illinois Deal

Shields, Yvette
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/14/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31676, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the sale of $150 million of sales tax-backed bonds by the state government of Illinois under the Build Illinois program, a deal in which most of the firms working on the transaction from the senior managers to bond counsel are minority or women-owned firms. Persons and firms involved with the sale of bonds; Ratings of the bond issued by different agencies; Resentment shown by market participants on the bond.


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