Ambac Top-Ranked Insurer for First Half of '06

Saskal, Rich
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/17/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32424, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Ambac Assurance Corp. topped the municipal bond insurer ranking for the first half of 2006, based on data from Thomson Financial data. Overall municipal issuance declined by 14.6% compared with the first half of 2005, and many insurers' sales volume declined. MBIA Insurance Corp. and Financial Security Assurance Inc. were second- and third-ranked, respectively.


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