Public Finance

CCG’s Public Finance Group specializes in structuring and arranging the sale of municipal bonds, notes and lease obligations in addition to financial turnaround services for distressed public entities. The firm is a Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking (MSRB). The firm began to focus on public finance in the fourth quarter of 2010. As of March 2017, CCG has served as financial advisor on more than $1,500,000,000 in public finance transactions for more than 30 issuers in eight states.

Public Financial Services

As an independent financial advisor, CCG offers a suite of services to assist government entities meet their financial goals.

Our Public Financial Services include:

  • Municipal Bond financing
  • Capital Lease financing
  • Distressed Municipal Turnarounds
  • Analysis of fees and tax structures
  • Comprehensive financial plans
  • Cash-Flow Analysis
  • Asset Utilization analysis
  • Bond Defeasance
  • Continuing Disclosure
  • Reserve Fund Policies
  • Rating Advice & Rating Review Assistance
  • Project Feasibility Analysis
  • Capital Improvement Plans
  • Utility Rate Surveys and Studies
  • Tax Increment Financing Studies
  • Economic Development Program Policies

Municipal Bond & Lease Financings

Structuring, Sizing, and Pricing are critical components in municipal bond and lease financing. CCG provides governmental entities high quality and independent financial advice and analysis on key elements of long and short term public financing. CCG provides debt issuers more efficient capital formation and favorable terms for a ride variety of debt obligations and notes. Unlike an underwriting or trading institution whose primary objective is selling bonds or making loans, CCG is involved in all aspects of the capital formation process including planning. Our team has extensive expertise in the following areas:

  • Revenue Bonds
  • Refunding Bonds
  • Tax Increment Obligations
  • Special Assessment Bonds
  • General Obligation Bonds
  • Tax Revenue Anticipation Notes
  • Lease-Purchase and Installment Financing

Municipal Turnaround

CCG understands the financial burden that many distressed public entities throughout the Unites States are experiencing due to a multitude of reasons including declining tax bases, restrictive fiscal policies, and declining demographic trends. Our team of advisors works closely with the distressed entity and all stakeholders to find innovative ways to improve their short and long-term financial health, and overall operational ecosystem. A turnaround is best accomplished through a phased approach, which we craft thoughtfully with input from a variety of sources. Our team focuses on high priority goals that have visible payoffs in the short-term. Ensuring early success will help gain momentum necessary to address long-term plans as well.

Economic & Statistical Studies

CCG’s economic and statistical studies provide governmental clientele comprehensive data and tools needed to make informed and accurate decisions. The studies also provide clear projections and methods to accurately manage tax dollars and effectively plan for future needs, expansions, and developments.

  • Studies for Economic Development
  • Statistics for Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Public/Private Partnerships

Public-private partnerships have become an “essential tool” in the U.S. government’s “development toolbox” to help the country meet the challenges of the 21st century. CCG has a track record of working with federal government agencies, state and local governments in a collaborative effort to address the development needs of our nation’s communities.