Refunding Plunge Leads to 26% Drop in Education Deals

Sigo, Shelly
August 2006
Bond Buyer;8/7/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32439, p8A
Trade Publication
The article reports on Thomson Financial's data which showed a decline of 26.8 percent in the volume of education-related bond issuance in the first half of 2006. The decline is attributed to the 65.5 percent decrease in refundings. The total refundings for the first half of 2006 was $11.2 billion as compared to $29.1 billion in 2005.


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