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Nuveen Investment Quality Municipal Fund Inc. VRDP Shares Series 1 Rated 'A-1' Mar 12
Standard & Poors, March 2012
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) March 5, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its short-term 'A-1' rating to Nuveen Investment Quality Municipal Fund Inc.'s (the fund's) $211.8 million variable-rate demand preferred shares (VRDP shares) series 1. The short-term rating on the VRDP shares is based on our short-term issuer credit rating on Barclays Bank PLC ('A-1'), the liquidity provider under the VRDP purchase agreement. The short-term rating addresses the timely repayment of the VRDP shares' liquidation preferences in the event of an optional or mandatory tender. RELATED CRITERIA AND RESEARCH Request For Comment: Methodology And Assumptions For Market Value Securities, published Aug. 31, 2010. Closed-End Leveraged Funds: Criteria And Rating Process, published April 29, 2003. U.S. Municipal Bond Portfolio...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Nuveen Investment Quality Municipal Fund Inc.
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