As a company with truly global operations, Daimler uses a broad spectrum of financial instruments for the refinancing like bank loans, customer deposits and capital markets instruments such as Corporate Bonds, Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) or Commercial Paper Programs (CP-Programs).
Daimler needs the funding mainly for providing attractive leasing and financing options to our customers. Our Corporate Bonds are issued in many countries, with different volumes, different maturities and in various currencies, always depended on investor needs. The ABS transactions partially cover the funding needs of our Financial Services companies in several countries in North America, Europe and Asia. The capital market funding is supplemented by CP-Programs.
Daimler Funding MixFinancing Liabilities as of December 31, 2018 (€145 billion)
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