XS Financial, an equipment finance company serving the cannabis industry in the U.S., proposed to repurchase and cancel certain of its unsecured convertible notes that were originally issued on Oct. 28, 2021, and Oct. 10, 2022. read more
According to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association, in the first six months of the year, aircraft deliveries were up across all segments compared with the same period in 2022. In addition, there was an increase in the overall value of aircraft shipments. read more
Houlihan Lokey served as exclusive placement agent on a second lien term loan for Rail Equipment Leasing and Maintenance (RELAM), which was acquired by affiliates of Paceline Equity Partners. The refinancing transaction closed on Aug. 4. read more
Sierra Bancorp, the parent of Bank of the Sierra, an independent bank headquartered in the South San Joaquin Valley in California, named Natalia Coen executive vice president and chief risk officer for both the company and the bank. read more
Peapack-Gladstone Financial and Peapack Private, a division of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, appointed James McKenna senior managing director and commercial private banker. McKenna previously served as first vice president and relationship manager at Valley National Bank. read more
Titan Machinery, an owner of a network of agricultural and construction equipment stores, entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire J.J. O’Connor & Sons (O’Connors), a Case IH dealership group in Australia, for $63 million in cash. read more
Tamarack Technology, a provider of business intelligence and artificial intelligence-based automation products and software integration services, entered into a partnership with equipment finance consulting firm Rinaldi Advisory Services. read more
First Citizens Bank’s capital equipment finance group, part of the CIT division, served as lead arranger on $200 million in financing for New Fortress Energy. The loan will support New Fortress Energy's grid stabilization project in Puerto Rico. read more
Western Alliance Bank appointed Julian Parra head of commercial and industrial banking for California. Parra most recently served as regional commercial banking executive for California, Nevada and Hawaii at Bank of America. read more
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Accounting & Technology Conference held a breakout session titled Leading the Future of Work – Considering Unconscious Bias in Design, Data & Technology, with the discussion led by Stephanie Case, global chief human resources... read more
In late 2020, Brian Slipka, former senior vice president and head of TCF Technology Finance at TCF Capital Solutions/Winthrop Resources, along with Shea Huston, former regional vice president of the central and western U.S. divisions for Winthrop, launched Honour Capital,... read more
Edwards Maxson Mago & Macaulay, LLP
Kevin Trabaris, Partner at Edwards Maxson Mago & Macaulay, LLP, draws contrasts between equipment leasing and vendor contracting – two things that have little in common, while sharing insights on leases every lender should be aware of.
Director of Data Analytics and Corporate Development,
Director of data analytics and corporate development for Fleet Advantage, Jackie Jacobs, CLFP, shares ways you can promote diversity within your organization. Covering everything from championing underserved groups to effective ideas on bringing people together, Jacobs provides a fresh perspective on something every business leader should know.