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Oppenheimer Funds is looking over a judge's dismissal of its challenge to Rhode Island's plan to sell nearly $600 million in tobacco-settlement bonds.
Jan 20, 2015 Bond Buyer Online
added Jan 20, 2015 22:32
A Rhode Island state judge has shot down a challenge to a $594 million bond issue, saying the state's plan to sell the tobacco revenue bonds isn't unfair to OppenheimerFunds Inc. because the payouts on 2007 bonds don't constitute impermissible “amendments
Jan 20, 2015 Law360
added Jan 20, 2015 22:30
Rhode Island plans to put its tobacco-backed bond deal back on the calendar within six weeks after a lawsuit delayed it for five months, according to Citigroup Inc., the lead manager on the sale.
Jan 20, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Jan 20, 2015 22:30
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by payments from tobacco companies that agreed in 1998 to reimburse states for expenses associated with smoking-related illnesses.
Jan 19, 2015 Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Jan 19, 2015 09:54
Rhode Island defeated a legal challenge from OppenheimerFunds Inc. to its plan to sell $594 million of debt backed by tobacco-company payments.
Jan 16, 2015 Bloomberg News
added Jan 16, 2015 17:55
The SEC's annual examination of the firms' business practices, published on the same day as ProPublica's ratings story, cited numerous examples of how the firms continued to compromise the objectivity of their rating process during the 2013 calendar year
Jan 13, 2015 ProPublica
added Jan 13, 2015 20:42
When New Jersey decided to bail out some of its tobacco bonds, the state gave up $400 million in future revenues to pocket $92 million immediately, an arrangement that also helped one savvy investor cash in on a big bet.
Dec 30, 2014 ProPublica
added Dec 30, 2014 23:00
Wall Street pressed S&P, Moody’s and Fitch to assign more favorable credit ratings to their deals and bragged that the raters complied. Now many of the bonds are headed for default.
Dec 23, 2014 ProPublica
added Dec 24, 2014 06:38
In a lawsuit filed in R.I. Superior Court, two mutual funds controlled by Oppenheimer Funds are trying to block the tobacco bond refinancing, which they claim defrauds their investors.
Dec 8, 2014 Providence Business News
added Dec 8, 2014 15:46
States and localities got cash up front but may end up paying back a lot more than they expected.
Aug 18, 2014 ProPublica
added Oct 30, 2014 20:30