COVID disclosures for material events continued to tick upwards but remained below 2% in September. Continuing disclosures dropped 10% from their August high.
It is notable that while COVID-related Event Notices are steadily low, the August COVID-related Continuing Disclosures are at their highest percentage since the pandemic started.
Innovation Editor Lynn Funk explored findings from DPC DATA and risQ's research report, “U.S. Carbon Transition Risk: The Highwire Act of Municipal Credit Impairment and Climate Justice” in an August 30 Bond Buyer article.
This paper details risQ’s pilot analysis of the risk for municipalities associated with curbing carbon emissions from electricity production. Using DPC DATA’s county-level financial data enabled risQ to estimate potential carbon transition liability in actual dollar terms for selected municipalities.
July's trends in COVID-19 disclosures for material events and continuing disclosures.
BDA's Fixed Income Insights summer edition features Triet Nguyen's article on how the muni dealer community should approach Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) concerns.
DPC DATA's hand-coded COVID flags noted for offering an alternative to MSRB's automated text analysis.
June's infographic highlights trends in COVID-19 disclosures for material events and continuing disclosures. COVID tags are available in DPC's MuniPOINTS solution.
May's infographic highlights trends in COVID-19 disclosures for material events and continuing disclosures. The COVID tagging feature, available in DPC's MuniPOINTS solution, enables users to identify and screen for COVID disclosures at the individual CUSIP level with accuracy and confidence.
Ronak Patel and Triet Nguyen presented a virtual product showcase on DPC's new MuniCREDIT Mapping product at the 2021 NFMA Virtual Conference on May 12. Watch the video here.
Triet Nguyen, VP of Strategic Data Ops and Ronak Patel, VP of Product Management, presented a virtual product showcase on MuniCREDIT Financials at the 2021 NFMA Virtual Conference on May 13.
April's infographic highlights trends in COVID-19 disclosures for material events and continuing disclosures. The COVID tagging feature, available in DPC's MuniPOINTS solution, enables users to identify and screen for COVID disclosures at the individual CUSIP level with accuracy and confidence.
In a new monthly infographic, we will be looking at trends in COVID-19 disclosures for material events and continuing disclosures. We start here with a summary from the pandemic's 2020 inception to March 2021.
Sector exposure is a key driver of performance for relatively high-quality asset classes such as municipal bonds. DPC DATA’s new Sector Mapping methodology enables more refined sector classifications to reduce portfolio risk or capture more upside from rebounding sectors. This article illustrates how this methodology can be used in two different investment strategies.
DPC DATA's Triet Nguyen shares his views on key municipal market trends for 2021. If 2020 taught us anything, says Nguyen, it would be “expect the unexpected.”
Bond Buyer's Sarah Wynn recently spoke to DPC DATA's Triet Nguyen about the pandemic and the long-standing problems investors face when comparing securities and tracking down their revenue sources.
Company president Ken Hoffman talks about DPC DATA's history, its new Obligor mapping tool, and DPC's variety of services and products for Muni Bond Dealers on Bond Dealers of America's "Bonding Time" podcast.
VP of Strategic Data Operations Triet Nguyen discusses solving the muni market's credit data problem in BDA's Fixed Income Insights quarterly magazine.
DPC's Nguyen talks with Muni Lowdown hosts about disclosure in the muni market and the evolution towards better transparency.
Lynne Funk, Innovation Editor for The Bond Buyer, covered our Obligor and Sector Mapping in a September 23 article, "DPC DATA tool to map directly to underlying obligors of muni debt."
Triet Nguyen of DPC DATA, Inc. discusses the impact of future financial disclosures due to COVID-19.
A Continuing Disclosure Agent encourages its reporting schools to disclose effects of COVID-19 on charter school finances, operations and academics. These Material Event Notices are now easier to find on DPC DATA’s MuniPOINTS solution, thanks to the recently released COVID-19 flag.
The Bond Buyer's July 23 article highlights our new COVID-19 flag feature.
Enhancements to DPC DATA’s flagship MuniPOINTS product enable users to identify and screen for COVID-19 related disclosures at the individual CUSIP level with accuracy and confidence.
If you didn’t have the opportunity to join us for the July 8 Bond Buyer webinar, we’re sharing some key takeaways as well as the recording.
July 9, 2pm ET, Bond Buyer web seminar features DPC DATA's own Ken Hoffman (speaker) and Triet Nguyen (moderator).
Triet Nguyen visits with JR Rieger to talk about municipal bonds, the impact of COVID-19, and the critical need for disclosure transparency.
Before the municipal market was slammed by the coronavirus, the topic of municipal disclosure timeliness had once again reared its ugly head. Our analysis reveals that while timeliness improved from 2012 to 2018, 2019 was a different story. In the post-pandemic world, restoring reporting timeliness will be critical to regaining investor confidence.
DPC DATA recently published this email about coronavirus resources to help members of the muni sector stay informed.
DPC DATA takes a look at how the fundamental changes in Municipal Market structure drove the need for improved trade and credit data
DPC DATA has filled a niche in providing information, including: document management, best execution, data management and sector assignments for the industry.
Fidelity’s millions of customers now have instant access to all DPC DATA information affecting municipal bonds to help them be better informed as investors.
Timeliness of municipal disclosures has improved, with most sectors now filing 180 days after fiscal year-end.
The issue of municipal disclosure continues to be at the forefront of market discussions. A new study from DPC DATA shows the timeliness of municipal financial disclosure filings has in fact been improving, albeit to varying degrees depending on the sector.
The Roseland, NJ-based company, which provides disclosure information solutions for the municipal securities lifecycle, will tap Nguyen’s experience in municipal bond credit strategies and Carlin’s extensive industry relationships to help expand its product line.