TITLE

Philly Schools Looking for Firms to Monitor Its Swaps

AUTHOR(S)
Cataldo, Adam L.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;7/18/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32424, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposals for swap monitoring services that the Philadelphia School District is seeking. The school district will be hiring a firm for a two-year contract which will be tasked to create and maintain a database for the district's all the current swap transactions and provide verification on interest rates at least once a year. Proposals are expected to be until August 4, 2006.
ACCESSION #
21691375

 

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