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Press Coverage

Below are recent news articles that feature Breckinridge perspectives and quotes from our experts.

For media inquiries, please contact Kristin Wetherbee at kwetherbee@breckinridge.com or (617) 443-1120.

Will Climate Change Lead to a 'Fiscal Tsunami'?

August 7, 2019 – Governing Magazine quotes our director of sustainability, Tim Coffin, in their article on rating agencies and looking at how municipalities are dealing with climate change.

Moody’s Buys Climate Data Firm, Signaling New Scrutiny of Climate Risks
New York Times, July 24, 2019

Adam Stern, co-head of research, spoke with the New York Times about Moody’s recent purchase of a controlling stake in Four Twenty Seven, a firm that measures the risks of climate change, and the increased demand for this type of information in the market.

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Baltimore Not Alone in Vulnerability to Ransomware
The Bond Buyer, May 30, 2019

We are pleased to see another publication pick up our perspective on munis and cybersecurity. Read more about the Baltimore ransomware attack in The Bond Buyer, and how we see it impacting muni bonds.

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Add Cyberattacks to the List of Municipal Bond Credit Risks
Bloomberg, May 29, 2019

Bloomberg article features quotes from our recent perspective by analyst, Alriona Costigan, and chief technology officer, Jesse Starks, that discusses cybersecurity risks for municipalities.

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Making an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Impact Through Public Fixed-Income
IEN Newsletter, Spring 2019

IEN’s latest newsletter includes Breckinridge in a Q&A of industry experts on how managers and asset owners can incorporate ESG and measure their impact.

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Credit where it's due: rating agencies' ESG play
Environmental Finance, April 26, 2019

Breckinridge analysts spoke with Environmental Finance about the increasing role of ESG at credit rating agencies and how these changes could potentially impact the competitive space of ESG ratings companies. (Requires subscription)

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The Push for Long-Termism
Mergermarket, April 12, 2019

Director of Sustainability, Tim Coffin, discusses what is influencing long-termism for companies and investors and why this perspective is increasingly important.

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Cash-Strapped Illinois, Chicago Set to Seek Billions From Investors
Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2019

Adam Stern spoke with the Wall Street Journal about the upcoming debt issuance by Chicago and Illinois and how the bond market could react to the deals.

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How Puerto Rico's Financial Storm is Washing Over the Mainland
Quartz, March 8, 2019

Adam Stern discusses some of the challenges Puerto Rico faces and the potential impacts of their financial distress on the rest of the muni market.

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Previous Press Coverage

Read news articles from past years that feature Breckinridge perspectives and quotes from our experts.