Advisory firms supporting clients in capital markets-related areas often find that they need the ability to quickly adapt their valuation and analytical processing capabilities to keep up with the continually evolving transaction support needs of their clients. Custom enhancements to meet specific client use cases can be accomplished in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Frame provides advisory firms with a robust and flexible framework to quickly respond to constantly changing market situations. Frame offers advisory firms the ability to quickly activate a client portal platform to support client interaction and distribution of information.
Frame provides corporations with a competitive combination of sophisticated yet cost-efficient solutions to assist with risk management and hedging needs. Examples include corporations needing interest rate risk protection, hedge portfolio management, hedge accounting, independent collateral valuations and data visualization and reporting tools for senior management. Frame delivers these capabilities in a cost-efficient manner highly familiar to corporations by deploying its innovative solutions via the respected Force.com (Salesforce) platform.
Fixed Income Asset Managers
Frame provides asset managers with a variety of portfolio management and valuation tools for analysis of structured fixed income portfolios. Mark-to-market pricing of credit dependent portfolios with variable inputs to model credit spreads such as covenant indicators (debt service coverage and loan-to-value), quality indicators (property location or quality), financing structure and debt position. Sophisticated forward-looking scenario analysis supporting the shifting of any combination of risk factors such as interest rates, credit spread spreads, inflation, volatility and time assumptions.
Governments and Not-for-Profits
Frame provides Government and Not-for-Profit clients several unique tools for supporting their capital markets related activities. Cost-efficient valuation and debt or hedge portfolio risk management tools that can be provided on a stand-alone basis or in conjunction with support provided by financial advisors. The Frame Debt Management platform can assist Governmental and Not-for-Profit finance staffs to better track outstanding debt by issuer and obligation type (G.O., Revenue, Project, etc.) and provides many tools to assist in the management of workflow and reporting requirements related to regulatory and accounting disclosures as well as credit document covenant and lender certification requirements.
Mortgage Lenders, Originators and Servicers
Frame provides several innovative tools for commercial mortgage lenders, originators and servicers. Any type of commercial loan, fixed income bond or securitized CMBS product can be valued from both a mark-to-market as well as an accrual perspective. Mark-to-market pricing of credit dependent portfolios with variable inputs to model credit spreads such as covenant indicators (debt service coverage and loan-to-value), quality indicators (property location or quality), financing structure and debt position. Sophisticated forward-looking scenario analysis supporting the shifting of any combination of risk factors such as interest rates, credit spread spreads, inflation, volatility and time assumptions. Frame offers client portal services to support commercial mortgage servicers with calculation and distribution of common servicer reporting requirements (such as FNMA or FHLMC Replacement Cap Escrow processing).
Real Estate Investors and Operators
The Frame Debt Management platform provides an innovative set of features to empower commercial real estate businesses. Comprehensive management of information related to projects, financing documents, hedging agreements and reporting requirements. Create and track portfolio workflows and important events such as financial covenant testing, loan extension notices and hedge maturities. Collaborate efficiently with both internal and external business partners. Sophisticated analytical capabilities produce real time cashflow reporting, covenant testing and prepayment calculations. Run forward looking scenario analysis to view forecasted covenant performance and refinancing opportunities under a variety of market conditions. Visualization tools and dashboards combine portfolio data and analytical calculations to give management both summary and drill down views of all portfolio activities.