Services

Understanding the investment needs of Illinois public funds, the creators of IMET established a platform for competitive fund concepts to meet Illinois governments unique investing needs. IMET seeks to provide attractive options for investment of core cash, liquid funds, bond proceeds, capital funds and one-to-three year dollars. In addition, IMET seeks to provide tools and resources to help Illinois public entities with investing.

Arbitrage Rebate Calculation Services

IMET offers Arbitrage Rebate Calculation Services (ARCS) through an agreement with Ice Miller.  The ARCS are available to all IMET participants that issue debt and may incur a liability under the Internal Revenue Code and Regulations. IMET participants benefit from special pool pricing to IMET for the calculation services, and under certain conditions, participants can take advantage of the ARC Services at NO charge to the participant.

To learn more about IMET’s ARCS, contact Sofia Anastopoulos

Cash Flow Model

Participants have exclusive access to a MuniCast simplified cash flow forecast model that projects revenues, expenditures and associated balances into the future. This tool helps identify liquid and core segments of portfolios, enhance investment earnings and better manage market and liquidity risks.

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Investing Encyclopedia

Investing public funds is different than other forms of investing. This is precisely why IMET has created the IMET Investing Encyclopedia: Ask Sofia… Presented in an easy-to-understand Question & Answer format. IMET’s Encyclopedia is organized in the following components:

 

  • Policy Questions
  • Policy Components
  • Partners
  • Procedures
  • Investment Products
  • Portfolio Management
  • Fixed Income 101
  • Glossary
  • Key Takeaway

We hope that you will bookmark this resource and add it to your toolbox of investing.

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Issuing Financial Statements Faster
October 28, 2021

"Issuing Financial Statements Faster", a GFOA article in this month's GFR provides useful tips to help governments issue financial statements faster. It takes time to prepare a government’s financial statements, and the GFOA presents useful tips to address the challenges governments face in issuing their financial statements in a timely manner. 

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IMET October 2021 Monthly Newsletter
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2020 GFOA Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting Award
September 30, 2021

2020 GFOA Certificate Of Achievement For Excellence In Financial Reporting Award

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IGFOA Article, "Getting the Best Out of Your RFPs"
September 24, 2021

Sofia Anastopoulos, along with Aimee Briles, of Wintrust, wrote "Practical Tips for Getting the Best Out of Your RFPs" for the IGFOA.  While numerous resources exist for the creation and use of RFPs in competitive procurements, this article strives to present useful tips to enhance the productively of your RFPs. Read full article here.

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