Boston Partner Stephanie Massey, Co-Chair of Locke Lord's Public Finance Practice Group, was quoted by The Bond Buyer on public finance trends during the first half of 2021 and her outlook for the rest of the year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the market.
“The first half of 2021 has been a story of resiliency for public finance issuers, as they became more adept at managing operational and financial challenges,” she said.
“Throughout these challenges, issuers successfully forged ahead with financing postponed or delayed capital projects during the first half of 2021,” she added. “I expect we will see more of the same for the rest of 2021 as issuers learn to live with pandemic-related issues in a more permanent way than originally anticipated.”
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