Independent, Accurate, and Foward Looking Municipal Credit Ratings and Insight On a Flat Fee Per Risk Basis. By Request - 48 hours notice please.
Municipal pricing and credit spread are more dependent on the issuer paid rating agencies than in any other domestic or international securities market.
To win this opaque ratings game, banks and insurance companies, large investors in municipal bonds, employ credit specialists to increase returns by identifying over rated bonds, and avoid income loss ie. paying too much, confirmed by subsequent rating downgrade(s).
BBR levels the municipal playing field for individual investors and their advisors.
For those who invest in long term municipal issues in amounts of $100K and more.
Ten basis points equals 1/10 of one percent per year or $10,000 over ten years on one million face amount of bonds. Ratings based credit spreads on municipal bonds range from 5 basis points to 100 and more depending on how the market feels about credit risk generally and the rating opinion carried by the particular bond issue.