Who We Are

Ehlers is an industry-leading municipal advisor firm serving Minnesota, Wisconsin, Colorado and Kansas. We leverage centuries of combined experience and specialized expertise to deliver innovative, fully-integrated public finance solutions that help governments and public agencies build strong, vibrant and sustainable communities.

Debt Issuance & Management

We’ve helped public sector clients realize their vision through creative debt solutions for more than six decades. It’s why we consistently rank in the top three nationally for the number of competitive bond sales advised.

Economic Development & Redevelopment

Creating new jobs and revitalizing communities is what it’s all about.  Our advisors leverage first-hand experience in local government to design financial solutions that bring your development visions to life.

Financial Management Planning

From annual budgets to capital improvement plans – and everything in between – Ehlers provides strategic, yet practical fiscal guidance to help clients fulfill immediate financial needs and achieve long-term community goals.

Investments & Treasury Management

Ehlers closes the loop on issuing debt by providing full cash management and investment strategies for bond proceeds. We also help clients create smart, safe investment policies that support liquidity and return, while adhering to IRS regulations.

Arbitrage Consulting

Our specialized consultants partner seamlessly with your Ehlers’ Advisory team to develop strategies that ensure IRS compliance and minimize rebates.

Independent. And Integrated.

With client communities at the heart of everything we do, Ehlers’ integrated advisory teams are uniquely qualified to deliver independent guidance across all areas of public finance. That’s something our competitors just can’t say.

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Upcoming Events

Bond Sales

The occurrence of each sale, and the details of each sale, are subject to change. Final details for each sale listed will be found in the official statement produced by Ehlers.

3 Upcoming Bond Sales

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City of Hopkins, Minnesota

$12,185,000.00 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2019A

Maturities
2021 - 2035

Sale Date & Time
April 2 2019, 10:30 AM CDT

Village of Sturtevant, Wisconsin

$2,815,000.00 General Obligation Promissory Notes, Series 2019A

Maturities
2021 - 2029

Sale Date & Time
April 3 2019, 09:30 AM CDT

City of Greenfield, Wisconsin

$6,620,000.00 General Obligation Corporate Purpose Bonds, Series 2019A

Maturities
2020 - 2034

Sale Date & Time
April 3 2019, 10:00 AM CDT

Market Commentary

The latest round of economic data revealed a mixed bag of news regarding the overall direction of the U.S. economy, but a lack of new issue volume and declining yields continue to present a favorable backdrop for issuers. Also, two congressional representatives are leading an effort to restore tax-exempt advance refundings.
Greg Johnson, Senior Municipal Advisor
21 Mar 2019

Interest Rate Index

As of March 14, 2019

Bond Buyer Index
4.04%
Revenue Bond Index
4.51%
10-Year Treasury Note
2.63%

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Market Commentary

The latest round of economic data revealed a mixed bag of news regarding the overall direction of the U.S. economy, but a lack of new issue volume and declining yields continue to present a favorable backdrop for issuers. Also, two congressional representatives are leading an effort to restore tax-exempt advance refundings.

Market Commentary

Market Commentary

Yields on municipal bonds have been relatively steady over the past two weeks, as investor demand for munis remains strong. Will The Fed increase rates this month?

Market Commentary

Market Commentary

The US economy continues to grow, but at a slower rate and persistently shows signs of weakening. At the same time, many state and local governments are struggling with rising rates of homelessness, recidivism, and mental health issues, challenging them to form adequate responses (especially preventive) given limited public resources.

Market Commentary