In a Q&A, Michael Baez of Leasepath, Diane Croessmann of The Alta Group, Scott Nelson of Tamarack Technology, Sean Scampton of Leasepath and William Verhelle of Innovation Finance USA give their take on why companies are hesitant to embrace new technology tools in the U.S. equipment finance marketplace. ... read more
The vendor channel experienced a resurgence in 2021, reporting 10.9% growth in activity — the highest percentage gain achieved by the group since 2013. The top three — DLL, Wells Fargo Equipment Finance and Bank of America Global Leasing — held on to their ranks while major shifts took place in the channel due to a flurry of acquisition activity and new entrants. ... read more
The vendor finance world has been shaken up by many challenges over the last couple years, including supply chain shortages, inflation, the COVID-19 pandemic, a continually evolving market and increasing interest rates. Monitor spoke with vendor finance leaders to get some perspective on these unprecedented fluctuations.... read more
The next generation of equipment finance leaders is already influencing the industry from a results perspective, but how they value company culture and leadership may lead to greater (and more positive) change than anything else. ... read more
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The equipment finance industry has had to revamp and adjust to the abrupt changes in the workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as employees are quitting en masse and leaving companies for other opportunities. Monitor spoke with several industry leaders about how their organizations are adapting in the face of such a massive shift. ... read more
A bankruptcy court bench ruling at the end of 2021 stated that certain protective provisions are unenforceable. Stephen T. Whelan digs into what those proceedings mean and how an investor can structure its interest to achieve an enforceable bankruptcy-blocking right.... read more
With years of experience under their belts as third-party originators, Theresa Kabot and Pete Sawyer began holding transactions on their own balance sheets. They share their experiences, lay out the groundwork for aspiring brokers and point to the resources needed to get off the ground.... read more
Who knew getting closer to your coworkers was as easy as sharing your favorite media or delving into what a song, movie or moment means to you on a personal level? Who knew experiences like these can bring a team closer together and foster a system of benevolence-based trust, increasing productivity and performance? Deb Reuben of TomorrowZone sat down with Brian Mohr of Anthym to learn more. ... read more
Steve O’Leary and Tim Conway of Clarus Capital sat down with Monitor to discuss the launch of Clarus Capital in what the duo calls an “alignment of the stars” as well as where they came from, what they have built and where Clarus Capital is heading next. ... read more
Independents have more freedom than their regulated counterparts, but that doesn’t mean they are immune to the fluctuations of the marketplace. In an exclusive Q&A with Monitor, leaders from Liberty Commercial Finance, GreatAmerica Financial Services, Financial Partners Group and Verdant Commercial Capital discuss how they’re navigating toward success in today’s environment.... read more
In an exclusive Q&A, Adrian Hebig of Channel Partners, Eric Renaud of NFS Leasing, Marci Slagle of BankFinancial Equipment Finance and James Truran of Amur Equipment Finance give the lay of the land for funding sources, discussing deal flow, marketplace challenges and the effect of factors like the COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical tension on the cost of funds. ... read more
As an independent, access to capital and cost of funds is always top of mind. Monitor checks in with Kyle Shenton and Brock Wolf, who outline the types of capital available to independents and the process involved in accessing each source. ... read more
Equipment finance companies are a prime target for acquisition. How can buyers retain the value of these businesses after closing a deal? Monitor checks in with industry insiders who share candid feedback on how to make an M&A deal successful for everyone involved. ... read more
Shawn Smith, founder and CEO of Dedicated Financial GBC, sat down with Monitor to discuss his company’s recent activities and major rebrand, what makes Dedicated Financial GBC different as a full-service business process outsourcing company, how his philanthropic vision translates to everyday work, and what’s just over the horizon for the company.... 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
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Frank Bussone, vice president of technology and date analytics at Corecentric Fleet Solutions talks shop on employing customized structures when setting up a lease agreement. Learn how to avoid overpaying with this insider look at utilizing analytics to their maximum potential.
Dale Tower, vice president of remarketing at Corcentric Capital Equipment Solutions, discusses how, after climbing to the highest historic inventory levels for used trucks in 2019 and 2020, the market has overcorrected itself into a historic low for inventory levels.