Bond Issuance Management with SAP TRM

Comprehensive Functionality for Debt Issuance Management

Solution with SAP treasury and risk management

SAP TRM (Treasury and Risk Management) is SAP’s software package for the management of debt and investment positions with a comprehensive functional scope. SAP TRM is a multi-asset and multi-GAAP platform used by many major financial institutions and industrial corporations worldwide. It comprises portfolio management functionality as well as several analytical reporting features, including risk management analysis. Furthermore, it is fully integrated into SAP’s general ledger and cash management applications for liquidity and bank communication management.

Extensive functionality

For issuance management SAP TRM provides extensive functionality. All relevant instrument types can be used as debt and investment instruments. This enables corporations to manage their short-term debt programs with commercial papers and credit lines using SAP TRM. For the long-term bond issuance management both publically available master data as well as internal data can be utilized effortlessly, given the right configuration. Issue brochures and links to important web pages can be attached to the SMF in different file formats.

Advanced issuance management

SAP TRM supports a majority of the transactional and process requirements listed in the section above, especially with COMPIRICUS’ features for an advanced issuance management approach. These features enable the definition of multiple amortization components for an independent amortization calculation with varying amortization target dates. Each amortization component can be managed independently and generates its own amortization schedule for future amortizations up to its respective amortization target date. In addition to SAP TRM’s broad reporting capabilities COMPIRICUS added extra reporting information for specific external requirements.

Interface package for professional data exchange

To round out the bond issuance management with SAP TRM, COMPIRICUS offers an interface package with its Financial Adapter®. It enables the loading of market data from Bloomberg® and Reuters®, as well as the import of transactional data, such as used for short-term debt programs with commercial paper or other instrument classes.