KBRA Assigns AA+ Rating and Stable Outlook to Bi-State Development Agency Combined Lien Mass Transit Sales Tax Appropriation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020

NEW YORK--()--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigned a long-term rating of AA+ with a Stable Outlook to the Bi-State Development Agency of the MO-IL Metropolitan District Combined Lien Mass Transit Sales Tax Appropriation Refunding Bonds, Series 2020.

Concurrently, KBRA assigned a long-term rating of AA+ with a Stable Outlook to the Bi-State Development Agency of the MO-IL Metropolitan District’s outstanding Combined Lien Mass Transit Sales Tax Appropriation Bonds.

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Analytical Contacts

Linda Vanderperre, Senior Director (Lead Analyst)
+1 (646) 731-2482
lvanderperre@kbra.com

Cindy Wu, Senior Director
+1 (646) 731-2304
cwu@kbra.com

Paul Kwiatkoski, Managing Director (Rating Committee Chair)
+1 (646) 731-2387
pkwiatkoski@kbra.com

Business Development Contact

William Baneky, Managing Director
+1 (646) 731-2409
bbaneky@kbra.com

James Kissane, Senior Director
+1 (213) 806-0026
jkissane@kbra.com

Contacts

Analytical Contacts

Linda Vanderperre, Senior Director (Lead Analyst)
+1 (646) 731-2482
lvanderperre@kbra.com

Cindy Wu, Senior Director
+1 (646) 731-2304
cwu@kbra.com

Paul Kwiatkoski, Managing Director (Rating Committee Chair)
+1 (646) 731-2387
pkwiatkoski@kbra.com

Business Development Contact

William Baneky, Managing Director
+1 (646) 731-2409
bbaneky@kbra.com

James Kissane, Senior Director
+1 (213) 806-0026
jkissane@kbra.com