Lehman Brothers New York Municipal Bond Index

Definition:

A benchmark index that includes investment-grade, tax-exempt, and fixed-rate bonds issued in the state of New York. All securities have long-term maturities (greater than two years) and are selected from issues larger than $50 million.

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Nonrecourse

In the case of default, the lender has no ability to claim assets over and above what the limited partners contributed.

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