Annual Percentage Return (APR)
An annual percentage rate (APR) is the annual rate charged for borrowing or earned through an investment, and is expressed as a percentage that represents the actual yearly cost of funds over the term of a loan. This includes any fees or additional costs associated with the transaction but does not take compounding into account. As loans or credit agreements can vary in terms of interest-rate structure, transaction fees, late penalties and other factors, a standardized computation such as the APR provides borrowers with a bottom-line number they can easily compare to rates charged by other lenders.
Returns on debt deals offered through EQUITYMULTIPLE are typically quoted in APR, and are net of any fees from EQUITYMULTIPLE or the originating lender.
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