NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2018 — OnDeck® (NYSE:ONDK), the leader in online lending for small business, announced today the closing of a $175 million asset-backed revolving credit facility consisting of funds provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and certain of its affiliates, as well as funds managed by affiliates of Ares Management L.P. (NYSE: ARES). The new facility will be utilized to finance OnDeck’s line of credit portfolio and may also be used to finance the company’s term loans.
Additional details of the new OnDeck credit facility:
1 Month LIBOR + 3.00%
Revolving Funding Period:
3 years (ends August, 2021)
“I’m excited to announce yet another step forward in OnDeck’s funding strategy,” said Ken Brause, Chief Financial Officer, OnDeck. “We are pleased to be working again with Ares and we welcome Liberty Mutual to our esteemed group of funding providers. This new facility adds additional funding flexibility while reducing costs, enabling us to continue providing financing that our small businesses customers need to succeed and grow.”
“During the first half of 2018, OnDeck secured over $400 million of new funding capacity while lowering borrowing costs and introducing longer-term funding commitments,” said Ron Elimelekh, Head of Capital Markets, OnDeck. “This transaction demonstrates similar success and is a further testament to the strength of OnDeck’s business model. Notably, proceeds from this new facility were utilized to prepay in full an existing facility financing our lines of credit, resulting in a 425 basis point improvement in cost.”
These transactions were included in the financial guidance provided by OnDeck on August 7, 2018.
OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) is the proven leader in transparent and responsible online lending to small business. Founded in 2006, the company pioneered the use of data analytics and technology to make real-time lending decisions and deliver capital rapidly to small businesses. Today, OnDeck offers a wide range of online term loans and lines of credit customized for the needs of small business owners. It also offers a comprehensive technology and services platform that facilitates online lending to small business customers at some of the world’s largest banks. OnDeck has provided over $9 billion in loans to customers in 700 different industries across the United States, Canada and Australia. The company has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and is rated 5 stars by Trustpilot. For more information, visit www.ondeck.com
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