The relationship between an equipment finance business and its bank parent isn’t always easy, but Rick Remiker believes the relationship can becoming rewarding by asking three simple questions. ... read more
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association unveiled the agenda for the upcoming ELFA Lease & Finance Accountants Conference LIVE!, an interactive virtual conference to be held on Sept. 14. read more
The drive toward consumption or pay-for-use models in equipment finance is well underway and to keep up, independent and bank lenders need to determine how to fit such offerings into their arsenals. Dexter Van Dango explores just how realistic such an endeavor can be. ... read more
As the equipment finance industry’s long-time leaders retire, it’s vital to have a solid succession plan in place. Paul Menzel shares five important steps involved in this process and encourages current leaders to mentor the leadership teams of tomorrow while stepping aside to provide ample opportunities for them to develop skills and learn from mistakes. ... read more
Vol. 48 No. 3 2021
string(13) "James Jackson"
string(59) "Co-CEO & Leader of Merger and Acquisition Advisory Practice"
string(14) "The Alta Group"
M&A activity almost came to a halt in 2020, but 2021 has kicked off with a flurry of activity. James Jackson reviews the notable transactions of the last year and says future economic indicators point to continued M&A activity in 2021 as well as strong valuations of quality equipment finance companies.... read more
It’s no longer a question of if pay-per-use and as-a-service equipment management will catch on, it’s when it will become a dominant force in the industry. Ian Robertson, Nick Feasey and Tim Pearce outline why companies need to catch up with this ever-accelerating trend.... read more
Vol. 48 No. 1 2021
string(11) "Sohini Roy "
string(26) "Board Member & Former CFO"
string(15) "Nexseer Capital"
According to a new report from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, based on portfolio preference, construction, medical, trucks/trailers and hi-tech/computers will be the leading equipment market sectors in 2021. read more
COVID-19 has forever shifted the equipment leasing business. Valerie Gerard and Patricia Voorhees explore how the pandemic has ushered in an “Age of Acceleration” and discuss how businesses will operate going forward. ... read more
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation announced the 2021 officers of its board of trustees, including Scott Thacker, CEO of Ivory Consulting, as chair; Nancy Pistorio, president of Madison Capital, as vice chair; Zack Marsh, CFO of Orion First Financial, as secretary/treasurer; and Ralph Petta, president and CEO of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, as president. read more
Monitor, the leading source of information for the equipment finance industry, announced the members of its 2021 Editorial Board. Ten new members will join the board and four members will continue from Monitor’s inaugural editorial board. read more
The Alta Group appointed John Bober to the role of director. Bober assumed his role on Dec. 5. He joined Alta from IXL Lease Advisory Services and previously worked for 23 years at GE Capital. read more
Any relationship with a parent is fraught with complications. And equipment finance businesses sometimes find themselves in difficult family situations— grateful for a home and support but knowing that their vision and expertise is sometime at odds with the parent.... read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things, especially when it comes to how we interact with other people. One of the primary places those interactions took place before the pandemic was the office. But just as the pandemic... read more