SmartModels™ Utilities: Notional

This Intuitive Analytics video describes the Notional function in SmartModels™ Utilities.

Dealing with swap cash flows is a more and more common activity for analysts dealing with complicated capital structures. Unfortunately, going from annual bond amortizations to notional amounts on a cash flow periodic basis is a time-consuming hassle.

SmartModels™ Utilities Notional function sets you up in seconds:  

  1. Go to SmartModels™ Utilities and select Notional from the dropdown.
  2. Enter an amortization schedule by highlighting a 2 column range of date and amounts.
  3. Select the output as either notional on or effective notional, time adjusted for inter-period amortization.
  4. Select the output dates.
  5. Click the Adjust button. 


  • Speed – Go from bond principal schedule at one frequency to swap cash flows in another with just a few clicks.
  • Accuracy – Avoid lookup or other easy mistakes with this thoroughly tested algorithm.
  • Speed, again - Input ranges are set and stored in the interface until the user changes it, saving additional time when data changes and recalculation is necessary.