Funding Solutions Explained

An easy-to-use funding platform for counterparties looking to be brought together in the debt capital markets.

Driven by efficiency, Funding Solutions restores the balance in the relationships between corporates and funders. Addendum’s simple platform connects a large community of diverse corporate issuers and institutional funders in the debt capital markets. This gives corporates unparalleled access to funding at a minimal cost with no upfront outlay required. Of the many benefits, funders gain access to a diversified range of fixed-income assets; corporates gain the freedom to compare and choose only the borrowing rates that suit their needs perfectly. Both parties also benefit from simpler negotiations with standardised base documentation shared by all users and final terms agreed electronically through a secure and confidential environment. All coming together to create a seamless, simplified and transparent process like nothing before.

Corporate benefits

  • Gain direct access to a broad network of funders
  • Diversify your funding sources
  • Have funders compete on pricing
  • Review tailored pricing from multiple sources in one place
  • Trade discreetly with no listed disclosure requirements or pricing in the public domain
  • Set limits on your overall borrowing or guarantee utilisation
  • Reduce your reliance on more costly committed facilities
  • Only pay as you borrow (no commitment or hidden fees)

Funder benefits

  • Free access to a diversified range of fixed income opportunities
  • Easy online access to credit information packs
  • Set pricing for targeted corporates with specific terms
  • Participate on a level playing field through our fair and transparent process
  • Proposals are never shared with other funders – to safeguard in-house views
  • Benefit from a robust legal framework with enhanced investor protection
  • Drive the process by offering pricing first
  • Liquidity available through the platform’s secondary market

Benefits for all

  • Standardised, but still customisable agreements that can cater for additional clauses as and when required
  • Improved efficiency leaves more time to focus on the rest of your business
  • Simple and trusted eco-friendly online execution processes
  • Access a secure system with same day settlement via Strate
  • Manage future cashflows precisely using the cash flow management tool
  • Access to full audit history and powerful reporting tools
  • Transparent and ethical processes