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Associations

Come Together, Right Now: Industry Associations Tackle 2019

The AACFB never slows down. Its board and staff are always looking for ways to deliver new opportunities to its members. 2019 proves to be a busy year for the organization with its new initiatives as well as its annual... read more

Best Practices

Disruptive Forces: Fintech, AI and the Power of Teamwork

What do you see as the potential disruptors that could change the course of our industry in 2019? What factors could make a difference? I see 2019 as an evolutionary year not a revolutionary year, though identifying these disruptors feels... read more

Brokers

If It Ain’t Broke(r): 2019 Broker Roundtable

What are the things you find most useful when working with funding sources? What do you find least useful? Paul Burnham: Funders, please let the TPO [third party originator] know how important they are to the organization. Answer the phone... read more

Company / Executive

The Netflix of Leasing: DLL Looks to Stake a Claim in Usage-Based Financing

Head into your average city, and chances are you’ll see some sort of bike or car share program. Or check out a weekend flea market and look at the hundreds of CDs and DVDs that populate the sales tables as... read more

Equipment Related

The Secret is Out: Equipment Finance Goes Mainstream in the Secondary Market

For the last half century, the equipment finance industry has continued to grow year over year. Starting at $29 billion in 1960, the industry has grown to over a trillion dollars in 2018. Industry veterans still remember a time when... read more

Industry Related

The Netflix of Leasing: DLL Looks to Stake a Claim in Usage-Based Financing

Head into your average city, and chances are you’ll see some sort of bike or car share program. Or check out a weekend flea market and look at the hundreds of CDs and DVDs that populate the sales tables as... read more

Leader Insights

Steady as She Goes: The 2019 Funding Sources Roundtable

On the deal flow side, how would you characterize the level of activity that you are seeing versus what it was a year ago? If activity is higher, is it the result of more deal flow from existing sources or... read more

Lease Accounting

Crunching the Numbers: 2019 — A Year of Expected Changes for the Leasing Industry

Although ASC 842 and IFRS 16 were released several years ago, many lessees will only first notice how the changes affect financial reporting in the first reporting period for 2019. Many lessees will not be subject to the new standards... read more

Legal

Tipping the Scales: A Little Something to Consider When Crossing State Lines

Various common types of transactions in our industry result in equipment leasing and finance companies acquiring interests in transactions that are outside the primary states in which they are located. Some examples include the very active market pursuant to which... read more

Opinion

Self-Disrupt or Die: A Pivot to New Technology Can Ensure Survival

Industry behemoths are losing market share and some have even declared bankruptcy as they’ve been reluctant to accept technological change. According to the 2017 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends Report, only 12% of fortune 500 companies present in 1955 are... read more

Rankings

The Entrepreneurs: Monitor’s Top Private Independents of 2019

Business continues to hold steady or even improve in equipment finance, as the Top 25 Private Independents reported $7,504.5 million in new business volume for 2018, topping a record-setting 2017 with a growth of 17.2% year-over-year. Four companies achieved volume... read more

Sales/ Marketing

Greasing the Wheel: The Late Majority: How Social Media Can Help the Equipment Finance Industry

When companies tell me they aren’t using social media in their marketing efforts, I always tell them, “Social Media is not mutually exclusive to lifestyle brands.” Over the past several years, there has been a serious misunderstanding of social media... read more

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