Month: January 2018

Providence St. Joseph Health Series 2018 A&B

$350,000,000 Series A Taxable Fixed Rate $141,690,000 Series B Tax Exempt Fixed Rate About Providence St. Joseph Health Effective July 1, 2016, Providence St. Joseph Health was formed, creating one of the largest health care systems in the United States. The System operates 50 acute care hospitals, 23 long-term care facilities, 829 clinics, 14 supportive … Continued

The Impact of Tax Reform on the Municipal Market

While private activity bonds have been spared, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) will still impact tax-exempt markets The decrease in the corporate tax rate will reduce demand for tax-exempt bonds The decrease in supply due to the loss of advance refunding bonds will be offset by the reduced demand Publicly issued … Continued

Parkview Health System Series 2017A Revenue & Refunding Bonds

Borrower Overview PHS is a physician-led regionally integrated health care delivery system providing services to 15 counties in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. PHS has a combined 898 licensed beds and generates over $1.5 billion in annual revenues. PHS is a network of nine hospitals with the flag ship facility located on the northwest side … Continued

Challenges in Public and Private Variable Rate Debt

Currently, there is a dislocation between SIFMA resets and its theoretical relationship with 1 month LIBOR Pre-2008 financial crisis, SIFMA reset between 60% and 70% of 1mL The current SIFMA / 1 month LIBOR ratio is approximately 86% Impact on SIFMA market is primarily a function of the decrease in demand due to Money Market … Continued

End of LIBOR Part 1

What you need to know before LIBOR disappears – Impact on Swaps and Variable Rate Debt The History The LIBOR scandal that emerged in 2008 highlighted a crucial flaw in the setting of LIBOR rates. Without enough direct trades from which to draw, some traders responsible for setting the rates via daily submissions were actually … Continued

Hackensack Meridian and JFK cement merger

By: Alex Kacik with contributions from Eb LeMaster (Modern Healthcare online) Hackensack Meridian Health and JFK Health finalized their merger to create a combined entity with 16 hospitals throughout New Jersey, the companies announced Wednesday. Executives of the Edison, N.J.-based systems said the marriage would allow them to expand patient access and better deliver preventive healthcare. … Continued