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Fund Ratings in the U.S., With A Focus on LGIP Trends and Rating Drivers

July 27, 2021, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Live Webinar
1 hour

Fund Ratings in the U.S., With A Focus on LGIP Trends and Rating Drivers

Join our Fund Ratings analysts for a live interactive webinar where they will discuss rated LGIP market including challenges and opportunities that local government investment pools (LGIPs) face while navigating a low-yield environment and impending shifts from the LIBOR transition.  Our U.S. economist and  U.S. sovereign analyst will also provide context regarding expectations for the U.S. recovery, interest rates and the U.S. sovereign rating.  

View our recently published article here, which will be a featured topic during this event: Local Government Investment Pools Maintain Conservative Practices As Markets Recover From The Pandemic

Speakers will include:
Ben Bubeck, Managing Director, Head of U.S. and Canada Financial Services, Sovereigns and International Public Finance

Guyna Johnson, Analytical Manager – Fund Ratings
Michael Masih, Lead Analyst – Fund Ratings 
Satyam Panday, U.S. Economist
Joydeep Mukherji, Sector Specialist – Sovereign Ratings 
Nik Khakee, Managing Director – Criteria

Key discussion points:
How S&P assesses LGIPs, and the role of ratings for these unregistered funds
Expectations for the U.S. economy and interest rates

The rationale for S&P’s ‘AA+’ rating on the U.S. 

Trends in asset flows, credit quality, asset allocations and maturity structures of rated LGIPs

Expectations and the potential impact of LIBOR transition

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