Hawaii's Preference for Negotiated Deals Becomes a Subject of Debate

Cohen, Jackie
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/5/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32375, p36
Trade Publication
The article discusses on the preference of bond issuers in Hawaii for negotiated sales because they get the services they need without an additional costs for financial adviser. Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. won a bidding on the sale of general obligation bonds with a specific interest cost. The state's preference for negotiated sales has been the subject of current debate which being documented in a report published online by Honolulu city auditor Leslie Tanaka.


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