Municipal Investments

Lapis invests in the $4 trillion municipal bond market with a focus on stressed, distressed or defaulted issuers.  We invest in both small and large issuances and in all types of municipal bonds.  Lapis offers creative solutions, potentially including a restructuring or a recapitalization, to position a business for long-term success.

Lapis has endeavored to be a trusted source of liquidity regardless of the market environment.  Our team has decades of experience in restructuring and can work with a borrower to facilitate an operational or capital structure reconfiguration.  We are proud of our partnership approach and can be flexible in our investments as it relates to security type, current yield requirements and expected investment hold period.

Industry Expertise

Since inception, Lapis has invested in a wide range of industries in the municipal space, including:

  • Airport and Maintenance Facilities
  • Economic and Industrial Development Bonds
  • Education: Private, Public, and Charter Schools
  • Hospitality: Hotels, Sports Arena, Parking and Convention Centers
  • Hospitals – Acute Care Systems and Standalone, Critical Access
  • Real Estate Development and Special Tax Assessment Districts
    –  Sales Tax Backed Bonds
    –  Residential Community Development Districts (CDDs)
    –  Redevelopment Agencies and Mello Roos
    –  Metropolitan Districts
    –  Tax Increment Bonds for residential, commercial and mixed properties
  • Senior Living: Continued Care Retirement Communities, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Student Housing
  • Toll Bridges and Roads
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment

Investment Capabilities

  • Taxable and Tax-Exempt
  • Fixed, Floating or PIK Coupon
  • Short Term Bridge Structures or Long Dated Maturities
  • Senior Secured,  Unsecured and Subordinate