City of Houston’s $230 Million Bond Offering


Holland & Knight served as bond counsel and disclosure counsel to the City of Houston, Texas, on the deal.

City of Houston, Texas, completed its $230 million sale of tax and revenue anticipation notes (TRANs). The competitive sale occurred on July 8.

Seven groups won the TRANs, including Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, PNC Capital Markets, Wells Fargo Securities, RBC and JPMorgan. Proceeds from the sale will be used to finance a portion of the city’s general operating expenditures for FY2021 in anticipation of the collection of taxes and revenues.

Holland & Knight advised City of Houston with a team led by Partner Derrick Mitchell (Picture), assisted by Senior Counsel Edward Rojas, who provided tax advice.

Involved fees earner: Derrick Mitchell – Holland & Knight; Edward Rojas – Holland & Knight;

Law Firms: Holland & Knight;

Clients: City of Houston (US);

Author: Ambrogio Visconti