Sims Insights

PREPA Report To Bondholder Committee Still Shrouded In Secrecy
December 18, 2014

On December 15, Puerto Rico Electric Power’s (PREPA’s) Chief Restructuring Officer Lisa Donahue made the first of several crucial reports which will influence the future repayment of the Electric Authority’s debt.

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Good News Trickling Out Of Puerto Rico
December 04, 2014

Lower oil costs for PREPA, $75 million Rum Tax Rebate from the US Government for PRIFA, and oil tax increases for Highway Authority debt are all positive indicators for Puerto Rico bond investors.

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Hollywood FL’s Margaritaville Hotel Project
November 20, 2014

A Sims’ financed project in Hollywood FL is well on its way to completion. Its purpose? Escape from your daily pressures and live life Jimmy Buffett-style.

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Planning for a Peaceful End-of-Life
November 13, 2014

Most people would rather not think or talk about it, but discussions about end-of-life issues are becoming more common. Perhaps it is a result of our increasing longevity, coupled with the higher risk of dementia and other illnesses that could hinder decision-making at life’s end, that has prompted more people to plan ahead.

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Election 2014 Provides Surprises
November 06, 2014

California’s upgrade is a rare instance when voter-approved law has directly resulted in a bond rating upgrade, and the new Republican Congress is not expected to impact tax exemption for municipal bond investors.

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