With new ratings in tow, USG Corp. taps muni market

Goldsmith, Steve
March 1998
Bond Buyer;03/02/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30341, p44
Trade Publication
Focuses on USG Corp.'s plan to enter the tax-exempt municipal bond market in the United States. Recovery of investment-grade bond rating; Ohio Air Quality Development Authority's issuance of the industrial revenue bonds on behalf of USG; Financial performance record since 1995.


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