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Where’s the Funding? Episode 7: Tapping Municipal Markets

Interested in community ownership, now or later? Different kinds of public debt known as municipal bonds can offer a low cost of capital way to bring grant-funded broadband projects to life. Broadband grant applicants will learn the basics in this episode. Find out how municipal takeouts, and various kinds of “anticipation notes” work.

As the Managing Director of the Municipal Capital Markets Group, Chris works with a wide range of investor clients on capital market securitizations, private placement and other funding sources. He funds profiles from high-rated to non-rated. His deep knowledge of the evolving financial regulatory landscape has also benefited from federal lending programs, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service, and with non-profits. Chris is a returning guest on the “Where’s the Funding?” series and was previously featured on Episode 6: Securing Matching Funds Efficiently.