MIDWEST Bond-Watch

January 2005
Bond Buyer;1/26/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32057, p31
Trade Publication
This article presents news briefs related to bond. Chicago, Illinois formally handed over operations of the Chicago Skyway toll road to a private consortium under a 99-year lease for $1.83 billion, finance officials announced. The deal closed Monday morning, at which time Cintra-Macquarie made the $1.83 billion payment via a wire transfer. At 2 p.m., the consortium assumed management of the Skyway's operations. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. disclosed ties to slavery by its predecessor banks in a filing with Chicago under an ordinance that requires companies seeking city business--including bond work--to reveal any financial gains that may have come from connections to slavery.


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