Hawkins was the Underwriters’ Counsel to the 2006 Far West Deal of the Year.
The Bay Area Toll Authority was awarded the Far West 2006 Deal of the Year prize for its $ 1 Billion revenue bonds financing. The offering will enable the authority to finance and reimburse the costs of design and construction including capital improvement of the seven bridges the authority is overseeing. The financing also provides for surety bond policies into the authority’s reserve fund. The offerings are comprised of variable-rate demand bonds and auction rate bonds. The lead Partner that counseled on this transaction was Mr. Tierney.