Government Contract | South Carolina

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000489467


Agency Bid No. Title: RFQ001-15-16

Received Date: 02/18/2016

Close Date: 03/04/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/26/2016 12:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The City of Columbia, SC (the City) maintains a long term capital improvement program (CIP) for its Waterworks and Sewer System (the System). CIP funding sources include both cash (i.e., pay-go) and debt financing. The Systems current long term ratings with Moodys and S&P are Aa1 and AA, respectively. Total outstanding long term debt of the System is presently $415,730,000. The City is soliciting statements of qualifications for the purpose of establishing an underwriting team for the expected issuance of one or more series of additional long-term debt to partially fund the 2016 component of the CIP and/or refund for savings existing bonds of the System (collectively, the Bonds). The City reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, those firms which are best qualified to serve as sole, senior, and/or co-managing underwriter. If more than one firm is asked to provide underwriting services, the City reserves the right to determine splits (i.e., percentage of the transaction going to each firm or group) and sale designation methodology (e.g., group net, net designated, etc.). Please note: 1. The City has purposefully excluded a request for pricing proposals within this RFQ. 2. In an effort to ensure maximum flexibility when designating the makeup of the underwriting team, the City has determined that joint responses will not be accepted under this RFQ. 3. The City acknowledges that the RFQ has been distributed to more than three prospective respondents. B. Background: City of Columbia and the Waterworks and Sewer System

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Product Codes: 94600, 94625

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: City of Columbia

State: South Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Purchasing Division, 1136 Washington St., Fourth Floor, Columbia, South Carolina, 29201



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