KBRA Assigns Ratings to Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Variable Rate Turnpike Revenue Bonds Second Series of 2019 (LOC-Backed)
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns a long-term rating of AA- with a
Stable Outlook and short-term rating of K1+ to the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Commission Variable Rate Turnpike Revenue Bonds Second Series of 2019
|Issuer: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission|
Variable Rate Turnpike Revenue Bonds
Second Series of 2019
The Bonds will be issued as variable rate demand obligations with credit
and liquidity support provided by an irrevocable Direct Pay Letter of
Credit (DPLC) issued by TD Bank, N.A. (“the Bank”), a subsidiary of The
Toronto-Dominion Bank. (NYSE: TD).
The ratings are based on an analysis of the structural and legal
protections of the transaction and KBRA’s long-term and short-term
rating of the Bank, assigned on May 21, 2019. The following rating
methodologies were used:
Third Party Liquidity Facility-Supported Variable Rate Demand
Obligation Rating Methodology
Bank & Holding Company Rating Methodology
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Turnpike Commission Turnpike Revenue Bonds Rating Report
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Joe Scott, Managing Director
Andrew Lin, Director
Peter Scherer, Associate