WASHINGTON — Guggenheim Partners LLC wants to be the first in the municipal market to “strip” the tax credit from tax-credit bonds and isn’t waiting for the Treasury Department to issue guidance on the matter.

The global, privately held financial services firm, which is based in New York and Chicago and has more than $100 billion of assets under management, is the largest buyer of qualified school construction bonds in the municipal market. As of Sept. 21, the firm had purchased $272 million of QSCBs.

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