South Metro Chapter Luncheon - Bond Ratings – What to Do to Stabilize or Increase Your Municipal Bond Rating

Presented by the South metro chapter

South metro chapter

Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:30 AM–1:00 PM


Kallsen Center at Tinley Park Village Hall
16250 S. Oak Park Avenue
Tinley ParkIL 60477

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  • Members $ 15.00 Before Apr 28, 2017 Members $ 15.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 15.00 Before Apr 28, 2017 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 15.00
  • Non-members $ 25.00 Before Apr 28, 2017 Non-members $ 25.00

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A brief overview of the rating process will be presented. Points of emphasis of each of the main rating agencies will be discussed. Detailed discussion of the Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s scorecards will follow, exploring the significance of the different rating factors.

Learning Objectives - Participants completing this Institute will be able to:
1. Greater understanding of ratings
2. Familiarity with rating process and differences among raters
3. Increase awareness of key points in the rating scorecards

Kevin McCanna, Chairman, Speer Financial, Inc.
Anthony Miceli, Senior Vice President, Speer Financial, Inc.

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study:  Finance 
Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

CPE hours: 1.00

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Lisa Heglund, City of Lockport

Registration and cancellation policy

Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. Payments will not be accepted the day of the event.

IGFOA Members are those Public Sector, Partners, and Firm individuals specifically listed in the IGFOA Membership Application or Renewal. IGFOA Government non-member rate applies to staff, appointed officials, and elected officials of a government with a current IGFOA membership. If you have questions about your membership, contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.  If you are unable to attend, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587 or as soon as possible. A $10 cancellation fee will be charged for cancellations up to April 21, 2017. Cancellations after April 21, 2017 and no-shows are responsible for the full tuition.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda, cancel the event due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full. Should IGFOA South Metro Chapter cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event. By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

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