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2015 Press Coverage

Below are news articles from 2015 that feature Breckinridge perspectives and quotes from our experts.

For media inquiries, please contact Kristin Wetherbee at kwetherbee@breckinridge.com

Municipal Bond MASTERCLASS
ASSET TV, NOVEMBER 9, 2015

With Fed Rate hike and liquidity concerns mounting, how should investors approach the municipal market? Matt Buscone, EVP and portfolio manager, joined other industry experts to discuss to the state of the market in Asset TV’s most recent Municipal Bond Masterclass.


Investors put sustainable spin on portfolios
FINANCE & COMMERCE, OCTOBER 15, 2015

Tim Coffin, SVP Consultant Relations, quoted on integrating ESG into credit research amid growing investor interest in sustainable portfolios.

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ESG? SRI? Defining Investing with a Conscience Divides Advisors
FINANCIAL PLANNING, SEPTEMBER 21, 2015

President Peter Coffin spoke to Financial Planning about the responsible investing movement and what it means to Breckinridge. 

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Charlotte's $463M Refunding Comes at the Right Time
THE BOND BUYER, AUGUST 12, 2015

Portfolio Manager, Matt Buscone, spoke with The Bond Buyer about this week’s deal from Charlotte and what the market looks like for the transaction. (Registration required for access)

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Treasury yields fall again, could be headed under 2%
MARKET WATCH, AUGUST 12, 2015

Breckinridge’s Chief Investment Officer, David Madigan, quoted on what the yuan devaluation means for treasury yields.

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Anthem Gets $26.5 Billion Funding Commitment for Cigna Takeover
BLOOMBERG, JULY 27, 2015

Another large corporate bond deal is symptomatic of where we are in the credit cycle, says Director of Corporate Research, Nick Elfner. 

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Intel Issues $7 Billion in Bonds to Help Fund Takeover of Altera
BLOOMBERG, JULY 23, 2015

Breckinridge Director of Corporate Research, Nick Elfner, spoke with Bloomberg about the pricing of large corporate bond deals. 

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Chicago Schools Seen as City’s Next Hurdle as Pension Bill Looms
BLOOMBERG, JUNE 19, 2015

Breckinridge Director of Municipal Research, Adam Stern, spoke with Bloomberg on the upcoming pension payment for the Chicago Board of Education and is quoted on the state of Chicago’s municipal bonds.

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Investors Speak Out on California’s Drought and Growing Global Water Risks
RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR, JUNE 10, 2015

Article quotes Breckinridge analyst, Kevin Lehman, on Breckinridge’s method for analyzing water utilities and their ability to repay bond debt. (Registration required for access)

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Latest Victim of California’s Drought: Water Bonds
WALL STREET JOURNAL, MAY 4, 2016

Director of ESG Research, Rob Fernandez, spoke with the Wall Street Journal about evaluating bonds from water authorities that are coping with drought. (Registration required for access)

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Investors Tackle the Impact of Water Scarcity in Their Portfolios
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR, APRIL 24, 2015

Article highlights Breckinridge's approach to water risk.

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Many Municipal Bond Investors Overlook Climate Risk
INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR, MARCH 24, 2015

Breckinridge Vice President of Credit Research, Rob Fernandez, discusses the importance of ESG analysis in municipal bond investing.

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‘Green Bonds’ for a Parking Garage?
WALL STREET JOURNAL, MARCH 12, 2015

Breckinridge Vice President of Credit Research, Rob Fernandez, discusses the current voluntary guidelines for green bonds. (Registration required for access)

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MSWM, UBS, Schwab See Muni SMA Boom
FUNDFIRE, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

Article discusses recent demand for municipal bond SMAs. (Registration required for access)

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