Nov 30, 2017
Asset Finance International and Asset Finance Policy have launched the inaugural annual Asset Finance Europe 50 (AFE50) rankings survey. The new AFE50, sponsored by Alfa, provides insights into the European business equipment and car leasing industry, whose 50 largest members make up a community with lease receivables of more than €277 billion. The new report provides the first detailed analysis of this vital industry by lessor, by type of lessor and by country of ownership. Uniquely, the AFE50 summarises the publicly available and audited accounting information of the largest providers of leasing in Europe.
Dec 11, 2017
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has announced its new line-up of officers who will serve in 2018, along with its board of trustees. The Foundation’s chair for the next 12 months is Jeffry Elliott, senior managing director, Huntington Equipment Finance. The vice-chairman’s posted is being filled by Scott Thacker, chief executive officer, Ivory Consulting Corporation. Vincent Belcastro, managing director/group head, corporate equipment finance, Santander Bank Equipment Finance, takes up the role of treasurer.
Nov 09, 2017
More than half of Australian businesses expect the political environment to impact their ability to grow during 2018, new research has warned. SMEs and businesses in the electricity, gas and water sector are particularly sensitive to the political environment, according to Alleasing.