Florida Utilities Purchase Presented to Analysts, Insurers

Sigo, Shelly
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/21/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31518, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the analysis of plan of Florida Water Services Authority to buy a privately owned water utility by ratings agencies. Road show organized by the company for the rating agencies; Mode of payment to the privately owned water utility; Number of lawsuits filed against the deal in Florida.


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