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Colin MacNaught August 17, 2017
Despite Government Finance Officers Association Best Practices on the benefits of investor outreach, the vast majority of issuers in the municipal bond market spend very little time communicating directly with investors or engaging in investor outreach. There are a lot…
Colin MacNaught May 15, 2017
Issuers of all types of securities – stocks and bonds – in all different capital markets around the world continually debate the value of investor relations. The debate comes down to this: is an investor outreach program a necessary cost,…
Colin MacNaught January 10, 2017
In a couple of different measures, the municipal bond market looks like a deep and diverse capital market. Bonds outstanding total close to $4 trillion. In 2016, nearly $1.8 billion in bonds were issued on average for every day the…
About Our Authors
A former issuer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and CEO of BondLink, Colin MacNaught has spent nearly 20 years in public finance. His work and innovations in debt financing have been recognized NFMA and SIFMA, and previously served as the vice Chair of the GFOA Debt Committee.
A sell-side expert, Tom Paolicelli has issued more than $30 billion in bonds during his over 20 years in public service. Most recently the chief deputy treasurer for San Diego County, Tom was previously executive director of the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority – one of the largest finance entities in the U.S. Tom was also a vice president and senior analyst at the Moody’s Investors Service U.S. public infrastructure team.