Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'AAA' long-term rating to Greensboro, N.C.'s series 2012A general obligation (GO) public improvement bonds and affirmed its 'AAA' long-term rating on the city's existing GO debt. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'AA+' long-term rating on Greensboro's certificates of participation (COPs). The outlook on all the ratings is stable. The 'AAA' rating reflects our opinion of the city's: Diverse and growing economy, anchored in the Piedmont Triad area; Strong financial performance and position; and Moderate debt burden with manageable capital needs. The city's faith and credit GO pledge secures the bonds. Officials plan to use bond proceeds to redeem outstanding bond anticipation notes (BANs) issued to finance the Greensboro Aquatic Center; and...
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