Merger threatens Paris Bank's tender-option bonds' rating

McDonald, Michael
February 1999
Bond Buyer;02/16/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30579, p42
Trade Publication
Reports that ratings on more than 200 tender-option bonds backed by Societe Generale are under review in the wake of its merger announcement with Paribas. Placement of the municipal issues on a negative CreditWatch; Threat to Societe Generale's ratings; Prominence of tender-option bonds.


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