Ratings Agencies Weigh Puerto Rico’s Impact on U.S. Muni Market

Ratings Agencies Weigh Puerto Rico’s Impact on U.S. Muni Market

A panel representing all the nation’s muni-bond rating agencies discussed how Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy and resulting court rulings have altered the way they view the municipal bond market throughout the United States. Speaking at the Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Risk Summit...
Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy: “The Risk of Contagion is Real”

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy: “The Risk of Contagion is Real”

Municipal bond issuers’ willingness to pay their debts has emerged as a disturbing issue as a result of Puerto Rico’s attempts to avoid making debt payments. At the recent AFGI Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Summit in New York, Assured Guaranty President and CEO Dominic...