From interviews with DLL, TIAA and the leaders of the top Monitor 100 companies, Monitor looks back on the most-read articles of 2019.
The Netflix of Leasing: DLL Looks to Stake a Claim in Usage-Based Financing By Amanda Koprowski, Managing Editor
Whether it’s a car, a bike or a binge-worthy series, consumers have moved more and more toward pay-per-use items in their everyday lives, and businesses have subsequently followed their lead. With more clients than ever looking for usage-based financing, DLL has decided to launch a division dedicated solely to producing usage-based financing products with Steve Riggs at its helm.
Global Equipment Finance Predictions for 2019 By The Alta Group
Annual predictions are always risky, especially given the nature of advance publication deadlines. But a few, brave equipment finance consultants have accepted the challenge. Consider their insights as helpful resources for planning purposes, but still works in progress.
Vendor Finance: The More It Changes, the More It Stays the Same By Dexter Van Dango, Senior Executive, Equipment Leasing & Finance Industry
Vendor finance has seen cycles of both innovation and stagnation, and Dexter Van Dango has worked and written about the industry long enough to see it all. While he views the current landscape as stale, he also sees the most exciting advancements occurring within the independent space, rather than with banks.
Riding into the Financial Future: The Next Five Years of Captive Financing By Kristine A. Snow, President, Cisco Capital
Consumption models are changing, and Kristine A. Snow says captive finance companies are poised to be the catalysts for cultural change. With an unwavering focus on the customer, she says captives will prosper as new technologies shift and redefine industries.
Building a Unique Vendor Model: TIAA and GE Healthcare Add Value With Creative Co-Branding By Rita E. Garwood, Editor in Chief
TIAA recently entered a two-part deal with GE Capital Healthcare Equipment Finance, which involved the acquisition of a $1.5 billion portfolio of healthcare equipment leases and loans as well as a five-year vendor financing agreement that will enable TIAA to serve U.S. customers of GE Healthcare. Leaders from TIAA and GE Capital HEF sat down with Monitor to discuss the details.
Monitor 100: The Best of the Best: How Did They Do It? By Bill Verhelle, Founder & CEO, Innovation Finance
Appearing in the Monitor 100 ranking is an achievement, but only the most successful companies in the industry make it to the top of the list. Guest Editor Bill Verhelle sat down with the leaders of six top companies to discuss the strategies they use to maintain dominance in such a complex and competitive marketplace.
Investing in Wind and Solar Projects By Joe Sebik, CPA, Director, Tax Reporting, Siemens Financial Services
The traditional equipment financing market continuously evolves with changes in accounting rules, tax laws, equipment financed and financing structures. Many investors previously considered lessors of equipment are now exploring other specialized financing opportunities. Joe Sebik explains the basics behind the types of investments and the benefits that accrue to investors in certain alternative energy projects.
Transitioning from a third-party originator (TPO) to closing deals on your own balance sheet can be a risky endeavor without the right tools, network and drive. Professionals within this industry make the switch for a multitude of reasons, sometimes meeting... read more
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