RECENT TRANSACTIONS

      2020 BOND TRANSACTIONS     

 

CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE • $35,830,000


The City of Memphis, Tennessee Storm Water System Revenue Bonds, Series 2019 (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used for (i) financing improvements, additions and extensions to the Storm Water System of the City, consisting of Storm Water facilities, a Storm Water drainage system and a flood protection system, (ii) funding a reserve fund for the Bonds and (iii) paying the costs of issuance of the Bonds. The Firm served as Sole Counsel to the syndicate of Underwriters’ on the transaction which closed on November 13, 2019.




THE HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL AND HOUSING FACILITY BOARD OF THE CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE • $15,450,000


The Heath, Educational and Housing Facility Board of the City of Memphis, Tennessee Collateralized Multifamily Housing Bonds, (Burkle & Main Apartments Project) Series 2019 (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to finance a loan to the Borrower, to enable the Borrower to pay a portion of the cost of acquiring, construction and equipping of a 126-unit multifamily residential rental facility located in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. The Firm served as Counsel to the Issuer of the Bonds on the transaction which closed on November 7, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $150,000,000


Shelby County Tennessee General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note, Series 2019 (the "Note"). The Note is being issued (i) to provide moneys to finance certain capital projects of Shelby County, including schools, or for any other lawful purpose, and (ii) to pay the costs of issuance and sale of the Note. The Firm served as Co-Bond Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on October 3, 2019.




THE MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY SPORTS AUTHORITY INC. • $67,770,000


The Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority Inc. Revenue Refunding Bonds (Memphis Arena Project), 2019 Series B (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to currently refund all or a portion of the Authority’s outstanding Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2009 Series B in order to achieve certain debt service savings for the Authority. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the Authority on the transaction which closed on August 5, 2019.




THE MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY SPORTS AUTHORITY INC. • $65,700,000


The Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority Inc. Revenue Refunding Bonds (Memphis Arena Project), 2019 Series A (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to currently refund all or a portion of the Authority’s outstanding Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2009 Series A (Memphis Arena Project) in order to achieve certain debt service savings for the Authority. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the Authority on the transaction which closed on August 5, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $74,555,000


Shelby County, Tennessee General Obligation Refunding Bonds, 2019 Series B (the "Bonds"). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used, together with other available funds of the County to (i) currently refund the County's General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2009 Series B and General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2009 Series C (Federally-Taxable Build America Bonds-Direct Payment) and (ii) pay certain costs of issuance for the Bonds. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on February 14, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $181,130,000


Shelby County, Tennessee General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2019 Series A (the "Bonds"). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used, together with other available funds of the County to (i) finance various public works projects in the County and for school purposes; (ii) pay the principal due on the County's outstanding General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note, Series 2017 and (iii) pay the costs of issuance of the Bonds. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on February 14, 2019.





CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE • $35,830,000


The City of Memphis, Tennessee Storm Water System Revenue Bonds, Series 2019 (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used for (i) financing improvements, additions and extensions to the Storm Water System of the City, consisting of Storm Water facilities, a Storm Water drainage system and a flood protection system, (ii) funding a reserve fund for the Bonds and (iii) paying the costs of issuance of the Bonds. The Firm served as Sole Counsel to the syndicate of Underwriters’ on the transaction which closed on November 13, 2019.




THE HEALTH, EDUCATIONAL AND HOUSING FACILITY BOARD OF THE CITY OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE • $15,450,000


The Heath, Educational and Housing Facility Board of the City of Memphis, Tennessee Collateralized Multifamily Housing Bonds, (Burkle & Main Apartments Project) Series 2019 (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to finance a loan to the Borrower, to enable the Borrower to pay a portion of the cost of acquiring, construction and equipping of a 126-unit multifamily residential rental facility located in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. The Firm served as Counsel to the Issuer of the Bonds on the transaction which closed on November 7, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $150,000,000


Shelby County Tennessee General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note, Series 2019 (the "Note"). The Note is being issued (i) to provide moneys to finance certain capital projects of Shelby County, including schools, or for any other lawful purpose, and (ii) to pay the costs of issuance and sale of the Note. The Firm served as Co-Bond Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on October 3, 2019.




THE MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY SPORTS AUTHORITY INC. • $67,770,000


The Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority Inc. Revenue Refunding Bonds (Memphis Arena Project), 2019 Series B (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to currently refund all or a portion of the Authority’s outstanding Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2009 Series B in order to achieve certain debt service savings for the Authority. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the Authority on the transaction which closed on August 5, 2019.




THE MEMPHIS AND SHELBY COUNTY SPORTS AUTHORITY INC. • $65,700,000


The Memphis and Shelby County Sports Authority Inc. Revenue Refunding Bonds (Memphis Arena Project), 2019 Series A (the “Bonds”). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used to currently refund all or a portion of the Authority’s outstanding Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2009 Series A (Memphis Arena Project) in order to achieve certain debt service savings for the Authority. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the Authority on the transaction which closed on August 5, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $74,555,000


Shelby County, Tennessee General Obligation Refunding Bonds, 2019 Series B (the "Bonds"). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used, together with other available funds of the County to (i) currently refund the County's General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2009 Series B and General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2009 Series C (Federally-Taxable Build America Bonds-Direct Payment) and (ii) pay certain costs of issuance for the Bonds. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on February 14, 2019.




SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE • $181,130,000


Shelby County, Tennessee General Obligation Public Improvement and School Bonds, 2019 Series A (the "Bonds"). The proceeds of the Bonds will be used, together with other available funds of the County to (i) finance various public works projects in the County and for school purposes; (ii) pay the principal due on the County's outstanding General Obligation Bond Anticipation Note, Series 2017 and (iii) pay the costs of issuance of the Bonds. The Firm served as Disclosure Counsel to the County on the transaction which closed on February 14, 2019.





Where does the tour start from?


All tours start from Edinburgh.




How long is the tour each day?


The average day will be about 8-9 hours of guiding. Your evenings are then free for you to relax or explore.




How many people can come on the tour?


Our vehicle is a luxury Land Rover Discovery 4x4 which can comfortably carry 6 passengers. The vehicle is solely yours for the duration of the tour and will not be shared with different groups.




What language is the tour in?


The tour is entirely in English.




What should I pack for the tour?


Scotland, whilst outstandingly beautiful, is famous for its unpredictable weather, so waterproofs and an extra layer of warm clothing is always advisable. To get closer to the real Scotland and the sights, walking shoes/boots would be recommended.




What payment methods do you accept?


We accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, or bank transfer. Payment with PayPal is accepted, but will incur a 4% payment fee. A 25% non-refundable deposit (of the total tour cost) confirms your booking. The remaining 75% balance is payable 28 days before the date of your tour departure. A tour booked within 28 days of departure will require payment in full.




Will I need insurance?


You are strongly recommended to take out cancellation/holiday insurance in case of any circumstances out of our control.




How do I book a tour?


If you would like to book a tour, please contact us and we will discuss and organize your dream vacation.




Will you guide us around castles and historical attractions?


I can guide you around most castles and historical attractions, but every site is different; some sites have their own tour guides who can give a much more detailed perspective and often disallow external tour operators from guiding visitors round their site.




What is the cost of your tours?


Our half/full day tours cost from £200 to £395 per day for you and your party's exclusive use of our Land Rover Discovery, including your own Scottish driver/guide. All our multi day tours start from £395 per day. Our prices are dependent on the time of year and the distance to be covered over the tour. The price quoted will be the price invoiced, with no hidden costs. Please enquire about the cost of tours on our website or if you want a bespoke tour, please let us know your ideas and must sees and we will give you a quote. (excludes meals, drinks, accommodation and entries to attractions).




What is included in the tour price?


Costs quoted include: Our Driver/Guiding Services: Our services as your driver/guide – generally available to you for eight hours per day (flexible). Vehicle: All costs relating to the vehicle (Land Rover Discovery 4) – fuel, insurance, parking etc. All rates quoted are per vehicle, not per person. Insurance: We hold Hire Vehicle Insurance as required by law for those who carry paying passengers. We are also covered for Public Liability. Not included in our quote: Guest Accommodation: This is not included. We can make suggestions, that meet your budget, for you on request. Food and drinks, entrance fees to visitor attractions, distillery tours, castles, ferry crossings etc: Are not included, unless by prior arrangement. Costs will be quoted for each attraction on the final itinerary, if requested, for you to decide which you wish to visit. Gratuities: Gratuities are at clients’ discretion. Travel Insurance: This is not included and we would strongly advise you to arrange personal insurance cover before travelling.





Where does the tour start from?


All tours start from Edinburgh.




How long is the tour each day?


The average day will be about 8-9 hours of guiding. Your evenings are then free for you to relax or explore.




How many people can come on the tour?


Our vehicle is a luxury Land Rover Discovery 4x4 which can comfortably carry 6 passengers. The vehicle is solely yours for the duration of the tour and will not be shared with different groups.




What language is the tour in?


The tour is entirely in English.




What should I pack for the tour?


Scotland, whilst outstandingly beautiful, is famous for its unpredictable weather, so waterproofs and an extra layer of warm clothing is always advisable. To get closer to the real Scotland and the sights, walking shoes/boots would be recommended.




What payment methods do you accept?


We accept Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, or bank transfer. Payment with PayPal is accepted, but will incur a 4% payment fee. A 25% non-refundable deposit (of the total tour cost) confirms your booking. The remaining 75% balance is payable 28 days before the date of your tour departure. A tour booked within 28 days of departure will require payment in full.




Will I need insurance?


You are strongly recommended to take out cancellation/holiday insurance in case of any circumstances out of our control.




How do I book a tour?


If you would like to book a tour, please contact us and we will discuss and organize your dream vacation.




Will you guide us around castles and historical attractions?


I can guide you around most castles and historical attractions, but every site is different; some sites have their own tour guides who can give a much more detailed perspective and often disallow external tour operators from guiding visitors round their site.




What is the cost of your tours?


Our half/full day tours cost from £200 to £395 per day for you and your party's exclusive use of our Land Rover Discovery, including your own Scottish driver/guide. All our multi day tours start from £395 per day. Our prices are dependent on the time of year and the distance to be covered over the tour. The price quoted will be the price invoiced, with no hidden costs. Please enquire about the cost of tours on our website or if you want a bespoke tour, please let us know your ideas and must sees and we will give you a quote. (excludes meals, drinks, accommodation and entries to attractions).




What is included in the tour price?


Costs quoted include: Our Driver/Guiding Services: Our services as your driver/guide – generally available to you for eight hours per day (flexible). Vehicle: All costs relating to the vehicle (Land Rover Discovery 4) – fuel, insurance, parking etc. All rates quoted are per vehicle, not per person. Insurance: We hold Hire Vehicle Insurance as required by law for those who carry paying passengers. We are also covered for Public Liability. Not included in our quote: Guest Accommodation: This is not included. We can make suggestions, that meet your budget, for you on request. Food and drinks, entrance fees to visitor attractions, distillery tours, castles, ferry crossings etc: Are not included, unless by prior arrangement. Costs will be quoted for each attraction on the final itinerary, if requested, for you to decide which you wish to visit. Gratuities: Gratuities are at clients’ discretion. Travel Insurance: This is not included and we would strongly advise you to arrange personal insurance cover before travelling.





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