August 27, 2009 13:01 ET

Dept. of Education's Straight-A Funding Adds Another $719 Million to Student Loan Conduit, More at iiBIG Commercial Paper Forum

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 27, 2009) - iiBIG presents the 2009 Commercial Paper Executive Summit scheduled for September 16-17, 2009 at the Hilton Times Square in New York City.

The year's agenda will address a number of important and critical issues which face the short-term capital markets today, such as the recent announcement of the Department of Education's Student Loan Conduit adding another $719 million of commercial paper. Other topics to be discussed include:

--  Will It Really Reinvigorate the Student Loan Backed CP Market?
--  What Makes It Attractive to CP Investors?
--  How Does the Liquidity Work?
--  Are There Obstacles in Obtaining U.S. Government Support Outside the
    Scope of TARP?
--  Are Issuers Finding the Vehicle Effective and Efficient?

With over 150+ in attendance, industry participants include representatives from such firms and organizations as: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Barclays Capital; BlackRock; BMO Capital Markets BNP Paribas; BNY Mellon Cash Investment Strategies; Calyon DCM Securitization, Americas; Charles Schwab Investment Management, Inc.; Citigroup Global Markets; Columbia Management; Cooperative Association of Tractor Dealers, Inc.; Credit Suisse; DB Advisors; Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Federal Reserve Board; Fidelity Investments; Fitch Ratings; Freddie Mac; Goldman Sachs; HSBC Securities, Inc.; J.P. Morgan; Janus Capital Group; Lloyds TSB; Mayer Brown LLP; Morgan Stanley; Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Oregon State Treasury; PNC Bank; Putnam Investments; Rabobank International; RBS Global Banking & Markets; Regents of the University of California; Rhode Island Student Loan Authority; Russell Investments; Sallie Mae; Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking; SunTrust Robinson Humphrey; Texas Treasury Safekeeping Trust Company; The Bank of New York Mellon; UBS Global Asset Management; Wachovia Global Securities Lending; Wells Capital Management and many more.

Phone: 704-999-9806


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