Mississippi Prepares $22.5M of GO Zone Bond Requests
- Standard & Poor's Puts Mississippi's Lease-Revenue COPs on Negative Watch. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;11/7/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32854, p6
Reports on the negative rating to Mississippi's lease revenue certificates of participation in conjunction with the state's competitive 7.95 million dollars sale of the securities by Standard & Poor. Consideration of the unknown impact of Hurricane Katrina on the state; Need for substantial...
- Nonprofits Call for Fairness, Equity in GO Zone. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;4/6/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32355, p32
The article reports on the proposal of a group of nonprofit organization regarding the guidelines on the distribution of 15 billion dollars of private-activity bonds for the recovery efforts related to Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. The purpose of the proposal by the nonprofit organization is to...
- Mississippi House Approves $250M in GOs for Katrina Relief. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;2/17/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32322, p40
The article focuses on the bill passed by the Mississippi House which authorizes the issuance of 250 million dollar in general obligation bonds. The bonds are intended to provide interest-free loans to homeowners who are affected from Hurricane Katrina. Homeowners benefited from the loans are in...
- Weathering The Storm. Chapman, Parke M. // National Real Estate Investor;Dec2005, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p34
The article discusses the recovery of the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) after the Hurricane Katrina. The strengths and weaknesses of the CMBS is exposed by the recent Hurricane Katrina. The industry has become quite adept at minimizing the risk to bond buyers by shying away from...
- N.J. Environmental Fund to Offer $250M Pooled Deal. Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;8/13/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32690, p39
The article reports on the anticipated $250 million sale of the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Fund that is set to be priced on October 17, 2007. The deal is considered to be the biggest issue with close to 100 borrowers participating in the program that will offer low-cost debt...
- Munis Finish Lower as Concerns Over Katrina-Related Inflation Rule Day. Johnson, Anastasija; Curran, Bill // Bond Buyer;9/19/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32220, p2
Reports on the inflationary impact of Hurricane Katrina on the decline in consumer confidence on the municipal bond market in the U.S. Decline in the municipal bond prices; Issues involving the lack of trading volume; Emphasis on the drained liquidity from the tax-exempt market.
- Storm Shadow Hangs Over Gulf Coast Issuance in 2005-06. // Bond Buyer;2/13/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32218, p4A
The article reports on the condition of bond sales of the Hurricane Katrina-affected states in the U.S. According to issuers, financial advisers, and traders, the municipalities need to repair fallen infrastructure, dilapidated neighborhoods, and crumbled transportation systems damaged or...
- Catastrophe bonds bear Katrina's brunt. // Canadian Underwriter;Sep2005, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p46
Evaluates the effect of damages from Hurricane Katrina on catastrophe bonds. Estimates of hurricane-related bonds; Ratings of catastrophe bonds; Comparison between indemnified notes and the level of insured losses.
- Issuer Info Available. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;9/22/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32223, p31
Reports on the initiatives announced by Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy to keep investors and others up to speed about the finances of bond issuers affected by Hurricane Katrina.