TITLE

Wisconsin Goes International With Its Biggest, Trickiest Deal Yet

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;Deal of The Year Awards, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the state of Wisconsin has introduced to the international market the first taxable pension bonds not secured by a state's full faith and credit. Recognition of the state's multibillion taxable appropriation-backed bond issue of the state as the winner of The Bond's Buyer's Deal of the Year award; Application of the multimillion proceed of the state to wipe out its unfunded pension liability; Evaluation by Fitch Ratings Inc. on the state's issuance.
ACCESSION #
15751675

 

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