Iowa Health System to Sell $50M, Restructure $350M

Shields, Yvette
July 2009
Bond Buyer;7/21/2009, Vol. 369 Issue 33152, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of health care provider company Iowa Health System (IHS) to sell 50 million dollars of new-money bonds in Chicago, Illinois. The health care provider also plans to shift 350 million dollars of its variable-rate debt to a fixed-rate structure in an effort to reduce its floating-rate exposure. Moreover, it states that IHS will also decide whether to use a long-term variable interest rate mode or a fixed-rate structure on the uninsured 50 million dollars issue or


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