Georgia Public Finance
Public Finance Market Watch
In-depth and timely commentary and analysis on the municipal market from industry experts.View All
A proven partner. A strong presence.
As a leading public finance partner for municipalities across the state of Georgia, Raymond James provides the underwriting expertise and proficiency that leads to proven results. Our team helps governmental entities across Georgia grow and prosper by listening to our clients’ needs, utilizing our experience, and then providing our insight and knowledge to help them meet their financial goals for projects both large and small. Our team has developed close and longstanding relationships throughout the state, and we work to build confidence and trust throughout every transaction. Our deep commitment to our clients and Georgia communities has allowed us to be the most active underwriter in the state for the last four years.*
Raymond James Public Finance consistently ranks as a top 10 municipal underwriter nationally*, and our commitment to Georgia has never wavered. Raymond James has senior managed more Georgia municipal issues than any other firm this decade with more than 250 public bond issues with a total par value over $8.5 billion. Moreover, Raymond James is the only Public Finance practice in the state of Georgia with a full-service municipal underwriting desk. Georgia school boards, county commissioners, utilities and other governmental entities have been able to experience first-hand the solid results and advantage of our local presence and market knowledge. Our team is also proud to offer our own, in-house dissemination agent service to assist Georgia issuers in their continuing disclosure undertakings.
As evidenced by our wide array of services and local experience, Raymond James strives to provide the best investment banking services for our local municipal clients.
*Source: Bloomberg, based on total par amount. Past performance may not be indicative of future results.
- General obligation
- Limited tax obligations
- Water & sewer/utilities
- Certificates of participation
- School districts
- Bond proceeds investment strategy
- Higher education
- Tax increment financing (TIF)
- Master lease program financing
- Private placements
- USDA financing
- Rating agency strategy
- Economic development projects
- Debt portfolio analysis
- Pension bond financing
- Investment of proceeds advisory
- Financial advisory
- Derivatives advisory
- Continuing disclosure dissemination agent services