Issues — Vendor Finance 2012
Leaf Financial – Gaining Momentum
A Look at the 'New' Leaf
LEAF Commercial Capital experienced substantial growth in the past year, and in its efforts to maintain momentum and expand its sales force hired Vince Faino in December 2011 to underscore the company’s increasing focus on services-based attributes to its customer base.
De Lage Landen – A Balanced Performance Across the Board
DLL's Ronald Slaats Discusses 2011 Results, Global Views
In March of this year, De Lage Landen released impressive 2011 financial results. In the following Q&A, Slaats discusses not only the company’s performance, which he describes as “equalizing in every sector, in every country,” but includes DLL’s commitment to the sustenance of global resources.
2011 Most Active Players in the Vendor Channel
2011 Vendor Origination Channel Almost Back To Pre-Recession Levels
The Monitor’s Survey of Most Active Finance & Leasing Companies in the vendor/dealer space showed remarkable improvement - 20% higher than the previous year and almost back to pre-recession levels. Notably, the increase was broadly based and indicative of a continuation of an upswing that began in 2010.
Optimized Business Results From the Empowered Use of Technology
Today, a growing number of executives can and are taking in and processing large amounts of data and quantifying, analyzing and delivering sophisticated reports in real time. The optimization revolution has democratized the ability to access, process and create understanding of data and thereby made it possible for executives to gain control of their decision-making process. Nowhere is this type of business process management more evident than in equipment financing.
Targeting Customers for Tax Leases
Understanding Tax Footnotes
Middle-market and large-ticket lessors target potential tax lease customers by looking for customers with negative tax positions. The tax positions that will often cause a customer to choose a tax lease are the Net Operating Loss, Investment Tax Credits, Valuation Allowances and Alternative Minimum Tax positions. Bill Bosco explains that it’s all in the footnotes.