Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns AA- Rating with a Stable outlook to the State of Connecticut’s GO Refunding Bonds (2016 Series G)

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has assigned a long-term rating of AA- with a Stable outlook to the State of Connecticut’s (the “State”) General Obligation Refunding Bonds (2016 Series G). Additionally, KBRA has affirmed the long-term rating of AA- with a Stable outlook on the State of Connecticut’s outstanding General Obligation Bonds.

KBRA has also affirmed the long-term rating of AA- with a Stable outlook on the State of Connecticut General Fund Obligation Bonds 2014 Series A issued by Connecticut Innovations, Inc. KBRA views the obligation of the State to pay debt service on the 2014 Series A Bonds as tantamount to the general obligation security of the State.

This rating is based on KBRA’s U.S. State General Obligation Rating Methodology. For further information and a full discussion of the Key Rating Determinants, please see the State of Connecticut General Obligation Bonds, Series 2015 A and Taxable Series 2015 A report published on March 11, 2015.

To view the report please click here.

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KBRA is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO). In addition, KBRA is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP).

Contacts

Analytical:
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Kate Hackett, 646-731-2304
Managing Director
khackett@kbra.com
or
Gopal Narsimhamurthy, 646-731-2446
Senior Analyst
gnarsimhamurthy@kbra.com
or
Alessandra D’Imperio, 646-731-2383
Senior Director
adimperio@kbra.com

Contacts

Analytical:
Kroll Bond Rating Agency
Kate Hackett, 646-731-2304
Managing Director
khackett@kbra.com
or
Gopal Narsimhamurthy, 646-731-2446
Senior Analyst
gnarsimhamurthy@kbra.com
or
Alessandra D’Imperio, 646-731-2383
Senior Director
adimperio@kbra.com