BRADENTON, Fla. — Florida’s ­Citizens Property Insurance Corp. last week closed on a $2.4 billion bond sale to have liquidity on hand in case a hurricane strikes the state during the upcoming storm season, which starts June 1.

The offering, which closed April 6 and priced on March 22, saw more interest from retail investors and was a lower cost of financing over liquidity secured last year, officials said in a report to the State Board of Administration, a panel of top-level elected officials, including the governor, that oversees the state-run nonprofit insurer.

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