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Sunny Skies and Thunder Claps: Dexter Dissects the Revolutionary Events of 2015

Mystery writer Dexter Van Dango examines the events that shaped the industry in 2015 — perhaps a bit earlier in the year than he would’ve liked. He says this year’s business environment, economic conditions, state of the industry and competitive rivalry converged to create a memorable storm.... read more

Fostering a Culture of Innovation: Hiring Millennials to Transform a Mature Business

Bill Verhelle explains the importance of hiring and retaining “digital natives.” Verhelle says these young professionals are important to the survival of old-line businesses, and they are often the key to fostering innovation, agility and adaptability in a rapidly changing marketplace.... read more

The Importance of Casualty and Loss Provisions in Equipment Financing

Kenneth P. Weinberg outlines the necessary components of well-drafted equipment lease and equipment financing agreements, including key aspects of both “casualty” and “event of loss” provisions. He also discusses the importance of including provisions that clearly outline expectations for equipment maintenance and application of insurance proceeds.... read more

Actualizing the Tool of Technology: Enhancing Customer Experience, Processes and Compliance

Monitor caught up with the leaders of five technology software companies to explore solutions to the resounding goal of this year’s Bank 50 participants: How to improve technology to enhance customer experience, create internal efficiencies and ease the burden of increased regulatory and compliance requirements.... read more

Technology, Data and Services: The Trifecta of Marketplace Lending

Orchard Platform co-founder and CFO Angela Ceresnie explores marketplace lending — the trifecta of technology, data and services. She believes this new model can provide improved stability, fairness and greater resiliency for borrowers and lenders alike.... read more

Partnership in the Trenches: It Pays to Pick a Lender With Sector Expertise

In a marketplace flush with borrowing options, a lender with sector expertise stands above the shoulders of generalists. Eric Miller, group head and managing director of CIT Capital Equipment Finance, examines the worthy approach of seasoned lenders — those who know the ins and outs of an asset class while understanding the importance of cyclicality and flexibility.... read more

Changing Times: Disrupting Today, Transforming Tomorrow

As HP evolves from a technology company into two Fortune 500 companies, Irv Rothman, president and CEO of HP Financial Services, takes a look at the unique ability of a captive financing provider to help accelerate business transformation.... read more

Funding Source Roundtable: Leasing Companies Aim for Growth Acceleration in 2015

This year’s Funding Source roundtable participants offer their insights on deal flow, funding sources and credit quality, as well as provide some tips on how brokers can improve the odds of getting a deal done in today’s lending environment.... read more

An Evolving Industry: Dexter’s TOP Picks for 2015

Monitor mystery writer Dexter Van Dango looks back at his success — or lack thereof — predicting how 2014 would pan out, and takes a stab at what we can (possibly) expect in 2015, such as an uptick in M&A activity, as well as higher interest rates and more competition.... read more

Asset Managers Adapt to Change Using a Team Approach

With a fresh start to the new year, Monitor’s 2015 roundtable discussion with five asset managers provides insights from a variety of perspectives encompassing practices that are likely to continue amid the ripple effect of uncertain North American oil and gas markets.... read more

Thirty Years in Equipment Management — How Exactly Did That Happen?

BBVA Compass VP/Director of Equipment Jim Noyes provides insights from his 30 years in equipment finance, including his "Seven Steps to Success" in leadership and leasing.... read more

Industry Executive Roundtable: Despite a Challenging Economy, Industry is in a Good Place

Monitor contributor Lisa Miller catches up with four industry leaders to get their take on the current economic environment, industry sentiment and pending regulations. Overall, despite excess liquidity, spread compression, increased regulation and other issues, our roundtable participants remain upbeat about future opportunities.... read more

Leading the Charge — DLL’s Stephenson Takes on Renewable Assets

As new CEO and chairman of the executive board, De Lage Landen’s Bill Stephenson brings 27 years of experience and a true understanding of what it means to partner with globally and culturally diverse clients. In the coming months, he looks to move the company into new segments while leading the industry in renewable asset management solutions. ... read more

Gaining Critical Mass: Navitas Lease Looking to be Dominant Market Player

Navitas Lease, launched in 2008 by industry veteran Gary Shivers, announced its first securitization earlier this year, issuing $92.3 million of notes. As he moves Navitas towards new and bigger opportunities, Shivers plans to gain “critical mass” in the marketplace in order to be a leading competitor in the field.... read more

Additional Residual Pool

Leasing experts Bill Bosco and James Hershberger present a case for the use of a well-designed and actively managed additional residual pool plan to win additional business at higher spreads/yields and, as a result, cause higher earnings/profits to occur for the business.... read more

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