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 Calculation Sevices
IMET offers arbitrage compliance services through BNY Mellon, one of the premier firms dedicated to arbitrage compliance services for tax exempt debt instruments. IMET participants benefit from special pool pricing exclusive to IMET for ARCS. Under certain conditions, participants can take advantage of these services at NO charge.
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.
The GFOA Executive Board adopted two best practices pertaining to investing at its September 20, 2019 meeting, Collateralizing Public Deposits and Using Cash Flow Forecasts for Treasury and Operations Liquidity.Read more