Bonds and Blackboards: Investing in Charter Schools (New York, NY)

Symposium - July 10, 2013; 9:30 - 6:30 PM

On Wednesday, July 10, 2013, LISC and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be hosting a one-day symposium on charter school credit worthiness and hear inside perspectives from investors, rating agencies, bond underwriters and charter school borrowers.


WHAT: A one-day symposium to help Wall Street – especially the tax-exempt bond market – understand the value of investing in charter schools and best practices for assessing their bond credit.

WHEN: Wed., July 10 – 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m.)

WHERE: The Harvard Club of New York City, 35 West 44th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

WHO: Confirmed speakers include Noah Wepman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; LISC CEO Michael Rubinger; charter school investors Alliance Bernstein, Hamlin Capital and Nuveen; commercial bankers; bond underwriter RBC Capital Markets; and rating agency Standard & Poor's. The charter school sector will be represented by SUNY, a charter school authorizer; charter support organizations; and charter school operators.

The keynote speaker is Brett Peiser, CEO of Uncommon Schools, a charter school network of 32 schools in the Northeast that has successfully reversed the achievement gap between low-income students and their higher-income counterparts.


Registration for this event is now closed.
If you are interested in attending, please email to see if we can accommodate you.

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Location: Harvard Club
35 West 44th Street
City: New York
State: New York