NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 17, 2019, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigned an AA+ rating
with a Positive Outlook to the City of Fort Worth General Purpose Bonds,
Series 2019 and Tax Notes, Series 2019. KBRA also affirmed the AA+
rating and revised the Outlook to Positive, from Stable, for the General
Purpose Bonds, Series 2018 and Tax Notes, Series 2018. The Positive
Outlook reflects economic strengthening, continued strong financial
performance and the successful implementation of pension reforms. This
rating assignment is based on KBRA’s
U.S. Local General Obligation Rating Methodology.
|Issuer: City of Fort Worth, TX|
|General Purpose Bonds, Series 2019||AA+||Positive|
|Tax Notes, Series 2019||AA+||Positive|
|General Purpose Bonds, Series 2018||AA+||Positive|
|Tax Notes, Series 2018||AA+||Positive|
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Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form
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registered with ESMA as a CRA.
Justin Schneider, Senior Analyst
William Cox, Senior Managing Director