TITLE

Fitch director: The quality of a swap can have some sway over ratings

AUTHOR(S)
Koning, Rachel
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;05/17/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30642, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Fitch IBCA Inc. managing director Katherine McManus's comments during the Council of Infrastructure Financing Authorities conference, on the effect of the quality of swap deals on credit ratings for underlying bonds. Four areas involving swaps that are evaluated for quality; Issues considered by credit agencies when evaluating a swap deal; Massachusetts Water Resource Authority as an example.
ACCESSION #
1879751

 

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