municipal bond insurance

Municipal bond insurance

An insurance policy which guarantees payment on municipal bonds in the event of default .

Municipal Bond Insurance

A guarantee that the principal and coupon on a municipal bond will be paid at the appropriate times. Municipal bond insurance is usually structured in such a way that a private organization such as a bank is the actual issuer of the municipal bond, rather than the municipality itself. The bank does this in exchange for a fee. Municipal bond insurance grants a higher credit rating to the bond.

municipal bond insurance

A guarantee from a third party that principal and interest will be paid to a bondholder. Municipal bond insurance is written by private corporations for a fee paid by issuers hoping to obtain higher ratings and lower interest costs. Investors purchasing insured bonds or insured trusts obtain increased safety at the cost of lower yields.
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will be lead manager for this negotiated sale, which will be insured by FHA, with a municipal bond insurance wrap by FGIC.
The long-term 'AAA' rating on the bonds continues to be based on the municipal bond insurance policy issued by Ambac Assurance Corporation, which insures scheduled payments of principal and interest on the bonds.
The bonds originally were rated based on: a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Financial Guaranty Insurance Company (Policy) with respect to the 'AAA' long-term rating, and the standby bond purchase agreement (Standby) provided by FGIC Securities Purchase Inc.
The bonds originally were rated based on a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Financial Guaranty Insurance Company (the policy) with respect to the 'AAA' long-term rating, and the standby bond purchase agreement (the Standby) provided by FGIC Securities Purchase Inc.
The long-term 'AAA' rating assigned to the certificates is based on the support of a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Financial Security Assurance, Inc.
The long-term 'AAA' rating assigned to the bonds is based on the support of a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Financial Guaranty Insurance Corporation (FGIC), which insures scheduled payments of principal and interest on the bonds, effective as of the date of issuance of the bonds.
The bonds originally were rated based on: a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Financial Guaranty Insurance Company (the Policy) with respect to the 'AAA' long-term rating, and the standby bond purchase agreement (the Standby) provided by FGIC Securities Purchase Inc.
The long-term 'AAA' rating assigned to each series of bonds is based on the support of a municipal bond insurance policy provided by XL Capital Assurance Inc.
The long-term 'AAA' rating on the bonds continues to be based on the municipal bond insurance policy issued by FGIC, which insures scheduled payments of principal and interest on the bonds.
Also, Fitch expects to assign long-term ratings to the bonds based on municipal bond insurance and a short-term rating on the 2006A bonds based on a standby bond purchase agreement provided by DEPFA BANK, plc acting through its New York Branch.
The long-term 'AAA' rating on the bonds continues to be based on the support of a municipal bond insurance policy provided by Ambac Assurance Corporation, which insures scheduled payments of principal and interest until the bonds mature on June 1, 2039.
Additionally, the long-term rating on each series of bonds is expected to be based on a municipal bond insurance policy from a monoline bond insurer, whose financial strength is rated 'AAA' by Fitch.
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