Panelists: Should Securitized Assets and Municipalities Be Rated Separately?

Smith, Aaron T.
December 2001
Bond Buyer;12/5/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31278, p36
Trade Publication
Emphasizes the need to rate securitized assets and the municipal bond companies that securitize them separately in the U.S. Commonly used forms of securitization; Analysts' opinion on the issue; Reference to an example of tobacco bonds.


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