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Raymond J. Orlando, Dir. of Investor Relations 212-788-5875
YORK CITY MUNICIPAL WATER FINANCE AUTHORITY
The New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority (“NYW”) today announced the successful sale of its $602 million tax-exempt, fixed-rate Fiscal 2004 Series C Bonds. The sale included $302 million of advance refunding bonds and $300 million of new money bonds.
Priority orders from institutional investors totaled $2 billion for the $602 million of bonds offered during the institutional order period. As a result, yields were lowered by 01 to 05 basis points in eight of the maturities in the final pricing.
The structure included serial maturities from 2004 to 2025, and term-bonds in 2034 and 2035. Yields ranged from 0.898% in the 2004 maturity to 4.56% in the 2034 maturity.
Merrill Lynch & Co. was the book-running senior manager on the bonds, with First Albany Corporation, Goldman, Sachs and UBS Financial Services Inc. serving as co-senior managers on today’s transaction.
Investors Service rates NYW at Aa2, Standard & Poor’s
rates NYW at AA, and Fitch, Inc. rates NYW at AA.