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At the Crossroads of a Slowing Economy

Carl Chrappa discusses falling equipment prices and 2020 predictions with a note of optimism: this too shall pass for companies that prepare. We have enjoyed historic growth in the economy and its resulting benefits for nearly a decade. Equipment sales and production have accordingly ramped up. Low interest rates have also helped. However, faced with the fallout from tariff disputes, geopolitical issues, a potentially hard Brexit and a dysfunctional U.S. Congress, this may be coming to an end. ... read more

The Alta Group Releases 2020 Predictions for Equipment Finance

In 2020 Predictions for Equipment Finance, The Alta Group reported that this year will prove pivotal in the next chapter of the U.S. economy. read more

ELFA Mourns the Passing of Former Chair John Giddens

Industry icon and former ELFA Chair John Giddens passed away on Jan. 6, 2020 in Sausalito, CA. read more

Raising the Bar: Shifting Global Leasing Markets Point to Places for Expansion

The Alta Group

The Alta Group tapped four of its consultants working with organizations in regions outside the U.S. to offer insights. There are interesting developments underway in global markets, including specific sectors and geographies, that offer potential expansion targets. In the regions... read more

Alta Group Director Releases New Lease Accounting Textbook

Shawn Halladay, managing director of the Professional Development Practice at The Alta Group, has released a new textbook on lease accounting, Accounting for Leases: Embracing the New Paradigm. read more

Raising the Bar: Fintech Next Gen: Let the Real ‘Tech’ Disruption Begin

Patricia Voorhees

Financial technology — fintech — has reshaped the financing landscape for more than a decade. How has this first generation of fintech transformed equipment finance? How will the next? Turns out Fintech Gen 1 has proven more of an industry... read more

Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Building AI Capability from the Ground Up

In magazine articles and summits, the equipment leasing and finance industry has begun to move beyond a discussion of emerging technologies and onto practical implementation. John Hurt interviews Fusemachines founder Sameer Maskey and examines how companies can take on what can often seem like a daunting task when they decide to integrate new technologies into their platforms.... read more

Raising the Bar: While Others Ride the Blockchain Wave, Equipment Finance is Still Wading Offshore

Valerie Gerard

With all the hype about blockchain revolutionizing the way business gets done globally, have you ever stopped to think about whether the equipment leasing and finance industry is ready to dive into this potentially disruptive technology? There’s ample evidence of... read more

Former MD of Russia and India at DLL Joins Invigors EMEA

Alexander d’Huc joined asset finance consulting and services firm Invigors EMEA, the European arm of The Alta Group, in Austria. read more

Monitor 100 Demographics… Denoting a Dramatic Decade: What Does That Have to do With Destiny?

The 2019 Monitor 100 showcases the leading equipment leasing and finance companies reflecting their fiscal year end 2018 data. The leasing industry has enjoyed a remarkable renaissance since the Great Recession of 2008.The 28th annual list of Monitor 100 companies reported $514.1 billion in net assets, $201.1 billion in originations and 28,666 employees.... read more

Former Volvo Managing Director Joins Invigors EMEA

Invigors EMEA, the European arm of The Alta Group, brought on board Tor Bowen, former managing director of Australasia for Volvo Financial Services, as an associate, based in the UK. read more

Raising the Bar: Optimizing Vendor Programs: When Rapid Transformation Should Sound an Alarm

Diane Croessmann

Vendor partnerships have existed for decades and continue to be a staple in the equipment leasing and financing industry. Manufacturers and resellers who rely on these programs understand that when vendor partnerships work well, they provide high value. However, during... read more

Raising the Bar: Are You Prepared for a New Year of Risk?

Paul Bent and Joe Nachbin of The Alta Group take a long view of the coming year, assessing the risks that the industry will have to address and giving some advice on how to do so.... read more

The Last Interview: Former Monitor Publisher Jerry Parrotto Sits for the First Time as an Interviewee

Retired editor and publisher, Jerry Parrotto, was in the offices of the Monitor for a visit, perhaps wanting to get his ‘snow fix’ from the Philadelphia suburbs before traveling back to Florida. Monitor Editorial Board member David Wiener caught up with Jerry before he headed south again.... read more

Playing the Ant to the Grasshopper: Asset Managers Look Ahead to the Future

With optimism remaining sky-high nine years into an economic recovery, it’s part of an asset manager’s job to make sure companies don’t suddenly plummet back to earth. Monitor sat down with Carl Chrappa of The Alta Group and Kevin Sensenbrenner of Stonebriar Commercial Finance to discuss their outlook on the year ahead and the ways asset managers can help lessors protect themselves for the inevitable downturn. ... read more

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