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Bullet  U.S. banks resign themselves to lower yields for longer
Positioning for higher rates has cost the 20 largest U.S. banks somewhere between $2.5 billion and $3 billion of income each quarter...

Bullet  Neff Corporation Announces Opening of New Branch in Baltimore
Neff Corporation is a leading equipment rental company in the United States, focused on the fast-growing Sunbelt states.

Bullet  G.E. Quarterly Profit Rises as Industrial Units Expand
G.E. has pursued a strategy of paring back its big finance unit GE Capital and expanding its industrial business since the financial crisis

Bullet  Fifth Street Finance Corp. Promotes Todd G. Owens to Chief Executive Officer and Ivelin M. Dimitrov to President
Fifth Street Finance Corp. is a leading specialty finance company that provides custom-tailored financing solutions to small and mid-sized companies, primarily in connection with investments by private equity sponsors.

Bullet  GATX Corporation Reports 2014 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
Full-year 2014 Lease Price Index renewal rate change 38.8%

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Bullet  Helicopter Tour Operator in Destination Market looking for equity/debt partner.
Aerial Helicopter Tour Operator looking to raise equity. Great Market demographics, return on capital and significant barrier to entry for outside competitors. More...

Bullet  Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Reaches Three-Year High
Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 66.1, an increase from the December index of 63.4 and the highest level in the last three years.

Bullet  Chinese banks pile up risks through loans to financial leasing firms
"Lending to a bank-owned leasing company with a guarantee from the parent means a lender only has to set aside capital for 25 percent of the loan, whereas for straight debt, it is 100 percent," said Michael Hu, a financial services assurance Partner at PwC China.

Bullet  Leasing Firm Parlays Big Data Into Sales - CFO
Offering big data from on-board computers, truck-leasing firm Fleet Advantage tries to cement bonds with clients, its CFO says.

Bullet  Onset Financial Funds $3MM for Las Vegas Strip Resort
The project expands an outdoor banquet and conference area facility.

Bullet  Milestone Equipment Holdings Announces Additions to Management Team
Appointment of Sarah Johnson As President, Highway Branch Operations and Hiring of Sonia Golden, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

Bullet  Steven Nelson Named Director of Operations in TD Equipment Finance
TD Equipment Finance, a subsidiary of TD Bank, N.A., provides an array of equipment financing solutions for a wide range of industries and asset types, from manufacturing, office technology and medical equipment to aircraft and marine vessels.

Bullet  CIT Declares Quarterly Dividend
CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), a leading provider of commercial lending and leasing services, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per common share on its outstanding common stock.

Bullet  Dublin-based Lessor Elix Acquires Three Bombardier Q400 NextGen Aircraft
Dublin-based Elix was launched in September 2013 with the equity backing of Oaktree Capital Management, a premier global alternative investment firm managing funds in excess of $90 Billion US.

Bullet  The Alta Group Announces New Director Patricia M. Voorhees
After launching her career at IBM, Voorhees worked for GE Capital from 1996 to 2011, where she served in several key roles

Bullet  Kroll Bond Rating Agency Releases Research Report: “An Overview of the Aircraft Leasing Industry”
KBRA is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO).

Bullet  Aaron's, Inc. Names Ryan Woodley CEO of Progressive Leasing
Blake Wakefield, currently Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, was promoted to Progressive's President and Chief Revenue Officer; Todd Jeffcoat, Senior Vice President of Finance, was named Progressive's Chief Financial Officer; and Ryan Ray, Vice President of Operations, was named Progressive's Chief Operations Officer.

Bullet  Former McAllen trucking CEO admits to $26M in fraud - The Monitor
Lagos admitted that between March 2008 and January 2010, he swindled GE Capital by lying about the trucking company's financial performance.

Bullet  Triumph Healthcare Finance Grows West Coast Coverage With Addition of Woods
In this role, Woods will be responsible for marketing and originations in the West Coast region, helping Triumph Healthcare Finance broaden its relationships with healthcare providers and intermediaries throughout the United States.

Bullet  Company-owned Fleets Challenged by Capital Expenditure Limitations, Escalating Total Costs, Says GE Capital Fleet Services
Nearly 200 CFOs and fleet managers with fleets of at least 300 vehicles were surveyed; respondents included both company owned fleets and those that lease fleet vehicles.

Bullet  President Obama, Congress Should Tackle Infrastructure, Middle Market Executives Say
The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM) was founded in 2011 in partnership with GE Capital and is located at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

Bullet  Vedder Price Named “Law Firm of the Year” at the 2015 Aviation 100 Awards
Firm Also Recognized for “Overall Deal of the Year”

Bullet  CIT Serves as Lead Agent in $76 Million Financing to Construction Partners, Inc.
Construction Partners, Inc., a leading infrastructure and road construction company in the Southern United States.

Bullet  ANZ Bank Said to Consider $1.6 Billion Sale of Esanda
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) is considering the sale of its vehicle and equipment finance business...

Bullet  Equipment Leasing and Finance Association Launches Upgraded Website for End-Users
Equipment Finance Advantage a More Powerful Resource for Helping Businesses Enjoy the Benefits of Equipment Finance

Bullet  Financial Executives Express Concerns About Regulatory Mandates: KPMG Survey
More than half of corporate finance executives rank future regulatory mandates as their highest compliance concern, according to a new survey by audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP.

Bullet  SEC Adopts Rules to Increase Transparency in Security-Based Swap Market
Commission Also Proposes Additional Security-Based Swap Transaction Reporting Rules and Guidance

Bullet  DBRS Upgrades Ascentium Capital’s ABS
DBRS upgraded Ascentium Equipment Receivables 2012-1 LLC Classes B and C to “AAA (sf)”

Bullet  China Aircraft Leasing Co. firms up Airbus order
China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC), an independent aircraft operating lessor in China

Bullet  Jetcraft announces the launch of a new commercial aircraft sales and leasing division
Raphael Haddad to Lead Jetcraft Commercial

Bullet  Commentary: Financial crisis: Revisiting the banking rules that died by a thousand small cuts
The financial crisis of the late 2000s was not brought on by the lack of the Glass-Steagall Act but instead by many measures that loosened regulation. And simply bringing Glass-Steagall back will not prevent future crises.

Bullet  What happened to the Swiss franc?
What happened to the Swiss franc and why it matters

Bullet  RON 132 million loan to Raiffeisen Leasing to support MSMEs
This is the EBRD’s first local currency loan to a leasing company in Romania.

Bullet  FEI Blog: Accounting Truth vs. Economic Reality
Initiated by the newly installed Republican Congress last week, “dynamic scoring” requires the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to project the economic impact of certain legislative proposals.

Bullet  Questions swirl following collapse of Warren Capital Corp.
Local investors who lost millions in an alleged Ponzi scheme revealed by the collapse of Warren Capital Corp.

Bullet  Solid November performance in asset finance - FLA
Plant and machinery finance grew by 14% in November, business equipment finance by 25%, and IT equipment finance grew by 40%.

Bullet  Seabury To Invest in Industry through New Merchant Bank
In the commercial aircraft-leasing sector, Seabury aims to build a portfolio of mid- to end-of-life aircraft, giving investors a way to buy into this sector without having to manage the assets themselves.

Bullet  PNC Financial Profit Tops Estimates on Gains in Commercial Loans
Fourth-quarter net income fell 1.6 percent to $1.06 billion, or $1.84 a share, from $1.07 billion, or $1.87, a year earlier, the Pittsburgh-based lender said today in a statement.

Bullet  Bank of America fourth-quarter profit hurt by low interest rates
A nearly $600 million markdown of a mortgage bond portfolio used to hedge interest rate risk ate into the bank's profits.

Lessors   Events Network
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Starts - 02 / 08 SFIG & IMN - ABS Vegas 2015 & Women in Secur...

Starts - 02 / 22 ELFA - Equipment Mgt Conference & Exhibition

Starts - 03 / 01 NBAA 2015 Business Aircraft Finance, Registration...

Starts - 03 / 12 ELFA - 14th Annual IMN/ELFA Investors Conference

Starts - 03 / 15 ELFA - Executive Roundtable

Starts - 04 / 18 MHEDA’s 2015 Annual Convention

Starts - 04 / 21 ELFA - 27th Annual National Funding Conference

Starts - 04 / 30 NAELB - 2015 Annual Conference

Starts - 05 / 03 ELFA - Legal Forum

Starts - 05 / 06 AGL&F/ELFA - Public Sector Finance Forum

Starts - 05 / 13 ELFA - Capitol Connections

Starts - 06 / 07 ELFA - Credit and Collections Management...

Starts - 09 / 16 ELFA - Operations & Technology Conference...

Starts - 09 / 16 ELFA - Lease and Finance Accountants...

Starts - 10 / 25 ELFA - ELFA 54th Annual Convention
Lessors   LinkedIn Group
Over 1,575 Global Members


Welcome New LinkedIn Group Members

  • Florida - Kealey, Greg - Capital One Equipment Finance

  • India - Kumar, Deepak - Bajaj Finance

  • UK - Zaman, Muhamud - Dollar Financial Group

  • Australia - Diaz, Daniel Martin - Canon Finance Australia

  • Azerbiajan - Aghababayeva, Vusale - Qafqaz Leasing

  • India - Zachariah, Abraham - Kristu Jayanti College

  • Italy - Dott. Gian Attia DI Lorenzo - Socio E Azionista Banche Irlandesi

  • India - Sharma, MrSubodh - International Commerce Ltd

    As of 12/31/14

  • Indonesia - Kuntoro Broto, Dominicus - DBM di Adira Finance

  • Philadelphia - Lockhart, Tom - Marlin Equipment Finance

  • India - Singh, Pankaj - Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited

  • Paris, France - de CASTET, Tancrède - INFIBAIL, SIAG

  • Utah - Jack, Jason - Varilease

  • Chicago - Patnett, Gregg - Regulatory Reporting at GE Capital

  • Cincinnati - Fornash, Monica - Great American Insurance

  • Cincinnati - Inman, Bryan - Great American Insurance

  • Chicago - Laurx, Lisa - Comdisco

  • Michigan - Tait, Nancy - Spectrum Health

  • Texas - Ball, Thomas - Equify, LLC

  • Stamford, CT - McKenna, Sharon - RVI Group

  • United Arab Emirates - Rana, Salman - Dunia Finance

  • South Africa - Lamprecht, Lodewyk - Absa & and Asset Finance

  • New York - Miller, Eric - GE Capital, Corporate Finance

  • Florida - Dorry, Don - Balboa Capital

  • Paris France - Pedretti, Pascal - Société Générale Equipment Finance

  • UK - Kirk, David - HPB Management Ltd

  • India - Ahmed, Ubaid - HBL Global Pvt Ltd

  • Germany - Rösgen, Walter H. - Capital & Concept Leasing

  • UK - Wall, Geoff - SunGard Financial Systems

  • Indonesia - Abrianto, Danang - BCA Finance

  • Slovenia - Gumilar, Aleš - SKB Leasing d.o.o.

  • Chicago - Dickson, Martin - AILCO Equipment Finance Group

  • Chicago - K., Michael - Rail Management Services

  • Istanbul, Turkey - Başaran, Serkan - Yapı Kredi Leasing A.O.

  • Maryland - Lolila, Zahia - IFC - International Finance Corporation

  • Germany - Rolfes, Andre - Societe Generale Equipment Finance

  • NY - Martin, Jennifer - Key Equipment Finance

  • Netherlands - Dirkzwager, Duncan - Activum Finance

  • As of 11/12/14
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