Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authoritys (PEDFA) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project transaction was selected as the Northeast Regions 2015 Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer
He served as a copyeditor at The Bond Buyer
, later becoming a reporter and editor, then moved across the hall to the American Banker newsletter division.
Information was also located through news sources such as the National Clearinghouse of Educational Facilities spotlight news, and through media contacts such as Peter Schroeder at the Bond Buyer
The site, which is currently in beta, features content from the Associated Press and SourceMedia, including publications such as American Banker, The Bond Buyer
, and Investment Dealer's Digest.
Before the Sun-Times, she was a reporter for Bloomberg News and the Midwest bureau chief for The Bond Buyer
According to Bond Buyer
, a trade publication covering public bonds, both the Arkansas Development Finance Authority and the city of North Little Rock are being audited in connection with past bond activities.
Under the agreement, Investcorp would pay US$350 million for all the assets of Media group which provides professional information through its journals such as American Banker, The Bond Buyer
, Investment Dealers Digest and Accounting Today, etc.
Properties to be sold include: American Banker, a daily business newspaper for banking and financial services executives; The Bond Buyer
, a daily newspaper for professionals in the municipal bond industry, including underwriters, issuers, investors and rating agencies; National Mortgage News, a weekly for the entire mortgage Industry, including bankers, savings institutions, credit unions, insurance companies and financial firms; and, Investment Dealers' Digest, a weekly publication that covers Wall Street and the capital markets.
For example, The Bond Buyer
has reported two allegations of bank tying in which underwriters agreed to work on a municipal bond deal on the condition that the issuer agreed to acquire a letter of credit from the same institution.
In the event a law firm outside this close-knit community issued an opinion on a more aggressive financing without either the support of the other firms or a ruling, an article might appear on the front page of The Bond Buyer
(the industry publication), which could lead to either IRS inquiry, a Treasury press release that the bonds might be taxable or, in extreme cases, an actual audit.
The assets that were to have been sold include American Banker, The Bond Buyer
, Securities Industry News, Financial Planning Magazine, Sheshunoff Banking and Nelson Information.
Thomson Financial's publications and services for sale include American Banker, the Bond Buyer