Inflation and the current economy are affecting every industry, including the equipment finance industry, whose clients have had to be innovative when addressing solutions to the current and pending economic difficulties. While myriad options exist, it’s up to equipment finance companies to point these clients in the right direction. ... read more
For buyers seeking yield, the equipment finance industry has become an attractive acquisition target. Chris Donohoe of Piper Sandler and Murat Tastan from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods discuss today’s M&A climate, outline what buyers are looking for and how deals are created and provide an outlook for M&A in 2022. ... read more
Kenneth P. Weinberg goes over the complicated details of cross-collateralization for equipment leasing and finance transactions with the hopes of helping those engaged in this practice to see the right solution more clearly. ... read more
Monitor 101 2021
string(11) "Jeff Barron"
string(70) "Managing Director, Head of Leasing National Sales, Commercial Lending "
string(11) "The Bancorp"
Government agencies operate nearly 1.2 million vehicles on roads nationwide. Bancorp’s Commercial Lending team explores the impacts of COVID-19 within this sector of the fleet leasing industry. ... read more
Jim Kelly, Chris Lemone and Justin Tabone sat down with Monitor for this year’s roundtable, where they discussed how COVID-19 has affected their team and vendor relationships, as well as the changes and predictions they have for the future of the industry in a post-pandemic world.... read more
Joe Franco has been selling software since the 1990s. He explores how the process has changed over the years and explains why the industry must move beyond the concept of disruption, standardize technology and leave legacy systems in the history books. ... read more
Many equipment lessees have been hit hard by the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Inez Markovich and Howard Brod Brownstein outline the rights and remedies of equipment finance lessors and lenders when their customers face temporary distress or a Chapter 11 filing. ... read more
The pandemic has created a series of challenges that lenders must carefully navigate as they pursue recovery of collateral relating to loan/lease defaults. Michael Levison outlines current conditions and provides additional insight into these issues.... read more
Pacific Rim Capital continued to enjoy its record-breaking MHE originations in 2019. But, as Dave Mirsky writes, a less than optimistic economic forecast could mean a slower start to 2020.... read more
Though the trucking industry has seen its fair share of volatility recently, Steve Latin-Kasper views 2020 with some optimism, expecting truck sales to the e-commerce and municipal segments will likely to rise.... read more
Many businesses squeeze every drop of useful life from an asset to cut costs, but Katerina Jones says this practice often causes downward pressure on financial results. Since older trucks have a higher total cost of ownership, operating them often costs more than replacing them with newer models.... read more
Rob Hoysgaard from Corcentric discusses financing alternative fuel vehicles. Financing the latest round of technological innovation is following the historic pattern of financing any new technology.... read more
Despite historically operating as a niche industry, equipment finance has seen an explosion of interest from banks and other financial institutions over the last few years. Chad Hutchison speaks on this phenomenon and the ways technology can give a leg up to new players trying to break into the market.... read more
After achieving a 20-year high this year, the construction industry is undoubtedly thriving. But have we reached the top of the cycle? John Crum examines the factors that have fueled growth over the last five years and the indicators that the pace of expansion will slow in 2019.... read more