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BAM: 2021 In Review

Build America Mutual maximizes the safety and stability of U.S. municipal bond investments … to build a brighter future for communities and investor portfolios.

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BAM's Market Results
Deals Priced Last Week (updated 1/18/2022)
$214 million
# of Transactions:
Secondary Trades
$828 million
# of Trades

Understanding key credit factors that influence MUD investments

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This panel looks at current trends in the municipal bond market as one of the best-perform- ing fixed-income asset classes in 2021. It shares insights into the credit strength of cities, counties, and other municipal borrowers as these emerge from the pandemic and discusses the potential impact of several Federal policies on the performance of municipal bonds going forward.

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The Fort Bend County Levee Improvement District #7 is selling approximately $60 million of levee improvement revenue bonds to help restore and stabilize the badly eroded bank of the Brazos River bordering the District. BAM’s latest Credit Insights Video discusses the credit securing the bonds and how BAM verified that they align with the ICMA’s … Continue reading "Home"

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Insured Municipal Bonds and the Individual Investor

Why guaranteed bonds may be the right balance of income and risk for your portfolio

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S&P Global Ratings Affirms BAM’s AA Rating and Stable Outlook
July 15, 2020

NEW YORK, June 30, 2020 - S&P Global Ratings announced that it has affirmed Build America Mutual's AA rating and stable outlook, the strongest rating S&P assigns to any active bond insurer.

BAM Announces 2020 Statutory Financial Results
February 17, 2021

Build America Mutual, the only mutual, U.S. municipal-only bond insurer, today published its 2020 statutory financial results, reporting record par insured and total premiums. In addition to strong organic growth in capital during 2020, BAM completed a $150 million, fully collateralized reinsurance agreement with Fidus Re Ltd in the first…

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insurer is the
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BAM’s unique mutual structure and 100% dedication to the municipal bond market means issuers and investors get more:


Only BAM provides Credit Profiles for every transaction and updates them annually


Only BAM GreenStar uses municipal-specific criteria to identify green bonds to help issuers attract ESG investors


Only BAM offers issuers a credit to save on the costs of issuance when refunding BAM-insured bonds