Louisiana Heartened By Interest In First Deal Since Hurricanes

Sigo, Shelly
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/14/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32423, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on Louisiana's 400 million dollar general obligation bond sale. Underwriters and state officials were surprised with better-than-expected yields on the state's first bond deal since hurricanes Katrina and Rita hit the state. The bonds are insured by CIFG Assurance. Proceeds of the bonds will be used to pay debt service on outstanding bonds.


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