ELFA: New Equipment Finance Volume Grew 16.4% in 2012

New business volume grew 16.4% in the equipment finance industry in 2012, on par with the 16.5% increase reported for 2011, according to the 2013 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity released by the ELFA. read more

NEFA 2013 Funding Symposium Registration Opens

NEFA announced that "Super Saver" discount registrations opened July 1 for its 2013 Funding Symposium in Nashville, TN, October 10-12. read more

ELFA: Five Tech Trends For Equipment Finance Companies

The ELFA has released its 2013 Software Guide that outlines five key technology trends for equipment finance companies in the year ahead. read more

ELFA: May New Business Up 21% Y/Y

The ELFA's Monthly Leasing and Finance Index showed that new business volume for May was $7.5 billion, up 21% compared to volume in May 2012. read more

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Up Again in June

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's June 2013 MCI-EFI showed that confidence in the equipment finance market increased from the May index, reflecting industry participants’ increasing optimism despite continued moderate growth of business investment in equipment. read more

Study Explores Future of Business Aviation Leasing Market

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation has released a report on business aviation financing that says financiers express cautious optimism over the next three years, while they worry about challenges that may derail recovery from the recession that began in 2007. read more

NAELB Bids Farewell to Charlie Bancroft

The NAELB said that charter member and devoted association supporter Charlie Bancroft passed on May 6, 2013, at the age of 80. read more

ELFA to Host Free Webinar on Lease Accounting Changes

The ELFA will hold a web seminar, "Changes in Lease Accounting: Analysis and Implications for Your Business," on Thursday, June 27, 12:30 pm-2pm ET. The event is free for ELFA members and their customers. read more

ELFA: April New Business Up 23% Y/Y

The ELFA said equipment leasing and finance new business volume for April was $7.5 billion, up 23% compared to volume in April 2012. read more

Equipment Leasing & Finance Confidence Improves in May

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's May 2013 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry indicated that overall, confidence in the equipment finance market up from the April index. read more

ELFA Releases Statement on FASB/IASB Exposure Draft

ELFA president and CEO William G. Sutton released a statement regarding FASB and IASB's exposure draft that would dramatically revise the current lease accounting standard. read more

Pierce to Receive ELFA's Advocacy Award

The ELFA has selected Julia Pierce, president at Pierce Capital, to receive its 2013 David H. Fenig Distinguished Service in Advocacy Award. read more

Kohler Receives ELFA's Legal Excellence Award

The ELFA has awarded Mark Kohler, general counsel for syndications at GE Capital Americas, the Edward A. Groobert Award for Legal Excellence. read more

Q1 Business Jet Shipments Up From 2012

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association reported that there were 129 business jet shipments in the Q1/13, up from 124 a year earlier. Overall, GAMA said billings were up 32% from the same period last year. read more

ELFA Accepts Distinguished Service Nominations

The ELFA said it is accepting nominations for its Distinguished Service Award, which honors an individual who has made a significant contribution to the association and the equipment finance industry. read more

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