Our Services

As an Independent Registered Municipal Advisor, KNN Public Finance provides comprehensive municipal advisory services, including:

Strategic Planning and Debt Management

  • Financing feasibility analysis

  • Debt affordability analysis

  • Long-term financing plan development

  • Staff and board training

Debt Issuance

  • Debt structuring

  • Rating and credit management

  • Document review

  • Pricing oversight and investor outreach

Ongoing Advisory Support

  • Development of policies and best practices

  • Monitoring of refunding opportunities

  • Evaluation of underwriter proposals

  • Annual tax rate setting

Continuing Disclosure

  • Preparation and filing of annual reports

  • Notice of event monitoring and filings

  • Voluntary disclosures

See What Our Clients Issued in 2018*

Issuer Types

Type of  Issuer
No. of Issues
Par Value
Cities and Counties
33
$2,487,457,000
Higher Education
19
$1,529,140,677
K-12 Education
19
$918,380,244
Special Districts
3
$217,920,000
State and State Agencies
12
$1,334,355,000
Total
86
$6,487,252,921

Transaction Types

Type of Transaction
General Obligation Bonds
Leases/Certificates of Participation/Lease Revenue Bonds
Revenue Bonds
Short-Term (TRANs, BANs, CP)
Other (Judgment Bonds, Land Secured, Loan, Pension Bonds, Tax Allocation Bonds)

*Source: KNN Public Finance

Rankings

US Municipals: Full Year 2018*

Category
Rank
Millions
Financial Advisor (Long- and Short-Term)
9
$4,601.4
Education
7
$2,158.0
Environmental
2
$149.0
Health Care
9
$451.2
Public Facilities
4
$581.6
Taxable Bonds
6
$942.8

California: Full Year 2018*

Category
Rank
Millions
Financial Advisor
3
$4,551.4
Education
3
$2,158.0

*Source: Refinitiv │ Private placements, short-term notes, and remarketings are excluded. In issues with co-advisors, the par amount of the issue is divided equally among the firms.