Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions
What is a prospectus?

A prospectus is a document that describes the terms and conditions of a particular securities offering. There are 3 general types of securities offerings: municipal bonds, taxable bonds, and equity offerings

What do the various document type abbreviations mean?

The following are the most common document abbreviations:

  • Prelim - Preliminary Prospectus
  • Final - Final Prospectus
  • NOS - Notice of Sale
  • Rmktg - Remarketing Circular
  • Bid - Bid Form
  • Fincl - Financial Statements
I’m looking for a specific prospectus. Why can’t I find it?

The only prospectuses available on our website are those produced by S&P Global. For a more complete list of official statements for municipal bond offerings, please visit EMMA® (Electronic Municipal Market Access), a service of the MSRB, at

What web browsers does the application support?

The application supports Internet Explorer 9 or higher, Chrome and Firefox.

What is required to view a prospectus?

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to download, view and print prospectuses. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, click here to download this software for free, including installation instructions.

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