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Ehlers is an industry-leading financial advisory firm serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, Colorado, Illinois and Kansas. We leverage centuries of combined experience and specialized expertise to deliver innovative, fully-integrated public finance solutions that help our public sector clients build strong, vibrant and sustainable communities.  We serve local governments, school districts, public agencies, special districts, community development authorities, joint powers boards and select non-profit organizations.

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Bond Sales

Ehlers helps clients market and issue bonds through both competitive and negotiated processes. The occurrence and details of our clients' competitive bond sales are subject to change. Final details for each sale listed will be found in the official statement produced by Ehlers.

13 Upcoming Bond Sales

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Douglas County, Minnesota

$1,130,000.00 General Obligation Watershed Improvement Bonds, Series 2021A

Maturities
2023 - 2042

Sale Date & Time
September 20 2021, 10:00 AM CT

Independent School District No. 743 (Sauk Centre Public Schools), Minnesota

$18,375,000.00 General Obligation Facilities Maintenance Bonds, Series 2021A

Maturities
2023 - 2042

Sale Date & Time
September 20 2021, 10:00 AM CT

City of Belle Plaine, Minnesota

$2,150,000.00 General Obligation Improvement Bonds, Series 2021A

Maturities
2023 - 2032

Sale Date & Time
September 20 2021, 10:30 AM CT

Market Commentary

Municipal yields remain stable while the demand for new issues increases.
Shelby McQuay, Senior Municipal Advisor
15 Sep 2021

Interest Rate Indices

Municipal Debt Rates

As of September 09, 2021

Bond Buyer Index
2.15%
Revenue Bond Index
2.5%
10-Year Treasury Note
1.3%

Fixed Income Investment Rates

As of August 20, 2021

3-Month Commercial Paper
0.09%
1-Year U.S. Treasury Bill
0.06%
3-Year GO AA Muni
0.21%

Newsroom

Market is Eager for New Issues

Municipal yields remain stable while the demand for new issues increases. A sampling of economic data is released and in Washington, proposals on municipal bond law changes are introduced to assist with infrastructure financing to be included in the proposed reconciliation package.

Market Commentary

Federal Reserve’s Gradual, Measured Approach Continues

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s comments last week reiterated a consistent, gradual, and measured approach to achieve the Fed’s goals for inflation and full employment. In the municipal bond market, demand remains strong, and yields remain relatively stable.

Market Commentary

Shadow of 2013?

Fed keeps an eye on economic data and the Delta variant, dismisses 2013 comparisons. Relative stability remains the trend for municipal yields, even as volume slightly increases.

Market Commentary