Columbia Capital serves municipal bond issuers and borrowers, from small towns to metropolitan cities and counties to regional issuers to states, as well as non-profits.
Columbia Capital has provided financial advisory services on more than $75 billion of bonds, including fixed and variable rate, new money and refunding, in areas including general obligation, revenue, lease-revenue, annual appropriation, education, transportation, toll/turnpike, mass transit, parking, housing, pension, unemployment, and water utilities.
Columbia Capital serves a wide-array of issuers, from small towns and cities to major metropolitan cities and counties to regional issuers to states and state agencies.
Our financial advisory capabilities and services include: developing, managing and implementing long term financial plans; analyzing the impact of capital plans on debt management and operational budgets; assisting in the conceptual development of a financing; developing cash flow models of the transaction; participating in the preparation of disclosure documents; preparing financing packages for rating agencies or insurers; reviewing and commenting on legal documentation; conducting a bidding process for a public sale; assisting in the pricing of bonds on a negotiated basis; and, coordinating the closing process.
Many things distinguish us from others providing advisory services. Columbia is different:
general obligation bonds and annual appropriation-backed bonds
lease revenue bonds and certificates of participation (COPs)
water, wastewater, stormwater and electric utility revenue bonds
sales tax and other special tax revenue bonds
higher education and non-profit revenue bonds
community facilities district (CFD) and special assessment district bonds
transportation, transit and toll road revenue bonds
tax allocation, tax increment finance and special service district bonds
specialty finance, including housing, pension and unemployment bonds
Issuers and borrowers large and small, from coast to coast, have relied upon Columbia Capital as a strategic advisor for 25 years.
Columbia Capital combines 150 years of public finance expertise among its team of highly experienced, proven professionals.
Columbia Capital is unaffiliated with commercial and investment banks, insurance companies and others in the financial services industry.
Columbia Capital Management, LLC is a registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) as a municipal advisor. The firm is also registered with the SEC as a registered investment adviser. Columbia Capital has a statutory duty to serve its governmental clients as a fiduciary.