Consolidation of Illinois Conduit Issuers Leaves Many Guessing

Shields, Yvette
October 2003
Bond Buyer;10/17/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31742, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the implication for the consolidation of conduit issuers of bonds into the Illinois Finance Authority managed by the Illinois Office of Management and Budget. Review on the proposals submitted by firms to the authority; Options for borrowers with regard to working to which authority they want; Choice on the agency's fee structure or rules.


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