America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. Receives ‘BB+’ Rating from Kroll Bond Rating Agency
OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. (NASDAQ: ATAX) (the “Partnership”) announced today that the Kroll Bond Rating Agency (“KBRA”) assigned the Partnership an initial senior unsecured issuer rating of ‘BB+’ with a stable outlook.
KBRA commented on the Partnership’s moderate leverage and the favorable characteristics of affordable housing properties securing the Partnership’s investments.
“We are pleased to announce our new senior unsecured issuer rating from KRBA,” said Kenneth C. Rogozinski, Chief Executive Officer of the Partnership. “We believe this initial rating, which is only one notch below investment grade, is a strong signal to our lenders and stakeholders of the Partnership’s financial position.”
About America First Multifamily Investors, L.P.
America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. was formed on April 2, 1998 under the Delaware Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act for the primary purpose of acquiring, holding, selling and otherwise dealing with a portfolio of mortgage revenue bonds which have been issued to provide construction and/or permanent financing for affordable multifamily, student housing and commercial properties. The Partnership is pursuing a business strategy of acquiring additional mortgage revenue bonds and other investments on a leveraged basis. The Partnership expects and believes the interest earned on these mortgage revenue bonds is excludable from gross income for federal income tax purposes. The Partnership seeks to achieve its investment growth strategy by investing in additional mortgage revenue bonds and other investments as permitted by the Partnership’s Amended and Restated Limited Partnership Agreement, dated September 15, 2015, taking advantage of attractive financing structures available in the securities market, and entering into interest rate risk management instruments. America First Multifamily Investors, L.P. press releases are available at www.ataxfund.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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Source: America First Multifamily Investors, L.P.