Agency services

TMF Group is an independent provider of a full range of agency services for capital markets transactions. Our global footprint offers clients a significant advantage on multi-jurisdictional secured bonds and loans, with our capital markets group providing services in more than 30 countries worldwide.

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Independent service provider with unrivalled reach, offering a global and conflict-free service

Our clients and partners include banks, borrowers, corporates, funds, industry bodies, lenders and sovereigns. Within our agency services offering we have 11 subservices, covering all capital markets products.

Our agency services include acting as administrative agent, collateral agent, calculation agent, custodian, facility agent, monitoring agent, paying agent, loan agent, registrar, security agent and transfer agent. In addition, we offer process agency services in more than 30 locations.

These services cover all industries and asset classes, and we have the knowledge, expertise and footprint to support you both locally and globally.

Collateral agent and security agent

We act as collateral agent, security agent, security trustee and Latin American “agente de garantias” and “fiduciario” across all types of secured bonds and loans.

On multi-jurisdictional deals, we allocate the TMF Group office in the jurisdiction of the law governing the credit as the “global agent” and it appoints our offices in the location of the applicable collateral to each act as local collateral agent.

This ensures the borrower and lenders have a single point of contact and that the collateral is held by an experienced local team, with established service provider relationships. The global agent structure includes a coordination function which enables the parties to avoid any disconnect between the local collateral administration and the credit facility. The use of local offices from the outset of a transaction also ensures optimal efficiency in the event of a default or restructuring.

As an independent service provider, we offer a conflicts-free third party option, to act as successor collateral agent or new collateral agent on restructuring, refinancing and defaulted transactions.

Administrative agent and loan facility agent

We provide administrative agent and facility agent services to all types of loan facilities, from fixed rate bilateral loans to structured multi-party syndicated loans.

Our team has substantial experience and understanding of how to act as the interface between the different loan parties. We have a global offering, and currently administer loans created under the laws of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Germany, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Malaysia, New York, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK, among others.

We use industry-leading loan management software to maintain information and payment flows and our deep relationships with asset managers, banks, borrowers and funds helps ensure the efficient administration of a credit.

As an independent service provider, we offer a conflicts-free third party option, both from day one and as a successor administrative agent, in particular on a defaulted syndicated loan or multi-lender credit.

What sets our
services apart?

9,100 experts,
120 offices,
85 jurisdictions

We have all timezones and local languages, regulations and cultures covered

Agile, fast and

Our experts understand that urgency and speed are key to success for our 8,000 clients

Constantly investing in
technology and people

We are continuously improving our bespoke and cutting edge global systems and processes

Key facts

ISO/IEC 270001:2013 certified

Market-leading loan agency software

Unrivalled fiduciary licence options

Manage thousands of SPVs across multiple asset classes, including CLO, CRE, trade receivables, LPN, ABS, RMBS, CMBS, repacks, aircraft leasing, and warehouse lending facilities

Services include company secretarial, accounting, tax compliance, registered office and director, cash management, loan agency, process agent and trustee

Our professionals come from legal, compliance and company secretarial backgrounds across 30+ countries. Most senior team members are trained by, and worked at, ‘Big Four’ firms

We make a complex
world simple

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world.

Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

We know how to unlock access to the world’s most attractive markets – no matter how complex – swiftly, safely and efficiently. That’s why more than 60% of the Fortune Global 500 and FTSE 100, and almost half the top 300 private equity firms, work with us.

Our unique global delivery model, underpinned by our innovative digital platforms, means we can cover sectors as diverse as capital markets, private equity, real estate, pharmaceuticals, energy and technology, with experts on the ground providing local support.

With year-on-year growth averaging 8% since 2013, TMF Group is a trusted and reliable partner. Whether operating across one border or many, with a handful of staff or several thousand, we have the business-critical support you need to expand, operate and grow while remaining compliant, everywhere.

Get in touch to find out more about how we can ease the administrative burden of your capital markets activities.