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IBM Global Financing options definitions

A glossary of lease options available from IBM Global Financing

Term Lease

Option B - Standard true lease structure for commercial customers. These leases are usually quoted with a term from 24 to 60 months with a fair market value purchase option at the end of the lease.

Option B' - Conditional sale lease structure for commercial customers, usually quoted with a term from 24 to 60 months. This structure contains a pre-stated bargain purchase option. Full Payout (FPO)

Option B+ - Conditional sale lease structure for commercial customers, usually quoted with a term from 24 to 60 months, with a fair market value purchase option at the end of the lease.

Option B$ - Conditional sale lease structure for commercial customers, usually quoted with a term from 24 to 60 months, with a $1.00 end of lease purchase option. Full Payout (FPO)

Option G - True lease structure for State and Local customers. The lease rate is equal to an Option B lease rate plus an uplift for personal property tax, non-appropriation risk, casualty loss, and state sales tax. Fair Market Value (FMV)

Option G' - Conditional sale lease structure for State and Local customers plus an uplift for personal property tax, non-appropriation risk, casualty loss, and state sales tax. These rates are typically lower than Option B$ rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes. This option has a $1.00 end of lease purchase option. Full Payout (FPO)

Option L - Conditional sale lease structure for commercial customers who wish to finance used equipment. This option is usually quoted with a term from 12 to 60 months, and has a fair market value end of lease purchase option. Full Payout (FPO)

Option LG - Conditional sale lease structure for State & Local customers who wish to finance used equipment. This option is usually quoted with a term from 12 to 60 months, and has a fair market value end of lease purchase option. Full Payout (FPO)

Option S - Financing of IBM software or services for Commercial customers. Full Payout (FPO)

Option S' - Financing of IBM software or services for State & Local customers. These rates are typically lower than Option S rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes. Full Payout (FPO)

Option T - Loan to finance non-IBM products and services, or termination charges for Commercial customers. Full Payout (FPO)

Option T' - Loan to finance non-IBM products and services, or termination charges for State & Local customers. These rates are typically lower than Option T rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes. Full Payout (FPO)

Installment Payment Master Agreement (IPMA)
Option I - Secured term loan to Commercial customers for IT equipment.

Option IG - Secured term loan to State & Local customers for IT equipment. These rates are typically lower than Option I rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes.

Option R - Secured term loan to Commercial customers for used equipment.

Option RG - Secured term loan to State & Local customers for used equipment. These rates are typically lower than Option R rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes.

Option S - Financing of IBM software or services for Commercial customers.

Option S' - Financing of IBM software or services for State & Local customers. These rates are typically lower than Option S rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal taxes.

Option T - Loan to finance non-IBM products and services, or termination charges for Commercial customers.

Option T' - Loan to finance non-IBM products and services, or termination charges for State & Local customers. These rates are typically lower than Option T rates since the interest income earned by ICC on these transactions is exempt from federal income taxes.

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