Buckeye Tobacco Settlement Financing

Hawkins served as co-bond counsel on the $5.5 billion tobacco revenue securitization bonds issued by Buckeye (Ohio) Tobacco Settlement Financing Authority. The proceeds of the landmark financing were used for school facilities and property tax relief.

Client Buckeye (Ohio) Tobacco Settlement Financing Authority
Role Bond Counsel
Distinction Largest Tobacco Securitization Bond Issue
Issuer Buckeye (Ohio) Tobacco Settlement Financing Authority
Issue Size $5.5 Billion
Awards Bond Buyer Midwest Deal of the Year