NEW YORK, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OnDeck® (NYSE:ONDK), the leader in online lending for small business, announced today the closing of a $100 million asset-backed revolving credit facility with Pioneers Gate LLC, a lending vehicle of a leading life insurance company managed by 20 Gates Management. The new facility provides the longest revolving funding period of any of OnDeck's funding sources, and the lowest interest margin of any of OnDeck's variable-rate funding facilities to date. In addition to providing financing for OnDeck's term loans, a portion of the facility may be used to finance OnDeck's revolving lines of credit. Certain other details are reflected below:
1 Month LIBOR + 2.00%
Revolving Funding Period:
October 13, 2022
"We are excited to complete yet another milestone transaction that increases our funding flexibility while reducing costs," said Ken Brause, Chief Financial Officer, OnDeck. "We are pleased that Pioneers Gate has chosen to support OnDeck and our mission of empowering the growth of small business through lending technology and innovation."
Under the facility, loans will be made to a wholly-owned subsidiary of OnDeck, which will purchase small business loans from OnDeck. This revolving pool of small business loans will serve as collateral under the facility. OnDeck is acting as the servicer for these loans.
"We are delighted to announce further progress on executing our funding strategy on the heels of closing our most recent securitization," said Ron Elimelekh, Head of Capital Markets, OnDeck. "This credit facility provides OnDeck with long-term committed funding to support future loan growth. Securing the flexibility to obtain funding on a revolving basis for the next four years at an attractive cost of funds while continuing to diversify our funding sources is another great step forward for OnDeck."
OnDeck (NYSE: ONDK) is the leader in online small business lending. Since 2007, the company has powered Main Street's growth through advanced lending technology and a constant dedication to customer service. OnDeck's proprietary credit scoring system - the OnDeck Score ® - leverages advanced analytics, enabling OnDeck to make real-time lending decisions and deliver capital to small businesses in as little as 24 hours. OnDeck offers business owners a complete financing solution, including the online lending industry's widest range of term loans and lines of credit. To date, the company has deployed over $8 billion to more than 80,000 customers in 700 different industries across the United States, Canada and Australia. For more information, please visit www.ondeck.com.
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