Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its 'AA' issuer credit rating (ICR) on Arkansas Development Finance Authority (ADFA). The outlook is stable. The rating reflects our view of the following strengths of the authority: The strong trends in financial performance; The very strong quality and low risk profile of the authority's asset base; The experienced management team; and The ongoing ability to meet its legislative mandate, and maintenance of a strong relationship with the state government. These strengths are partly offset by our opinion of the following weakness of the authority: The declining investment income. ADFA is the primary bond issuing authority in Arkansas. In addition to issuing affordable housing debt, the authority issues debt for economic development programs and...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Arkansas Dev Fin Auth
Action: Outlook: Stable
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