Jan 09, 2018: US president Donald Trump’s ground-breaking tax reforms have released a wave of one-off bonus payments to employees and hourly wage rises since the legislation was signed off last year. Payments include substantial contributions to leasing company...

 

Jan 09, 2018: Leasing start-up Encina Equipment Finance (EEF) has signed an agreement with executive consultant Lou Vigliotti to help expand the company’s capital markets origination and execution capabilities. Vigliotti was a founding member of GE Capital’s eq...

 

Jan 09, 2018: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed accounting standards update (ASU) containing a number of targeted improvements intended to reduce costs and ease implementation of the new leases standard. Introduced in 20...

 

Dec 22, 2017: Investment in equipment and software is projected to expand 9.1% next year, almost double the rate in 2017, according to analysis from the US Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The Foundation’s 2018 US economic outlook report estimates an...

 

Dec 22, 2017: The global healthcare equipment leasing market is predicted to rise by 7% a year over the period 2017-2021, according to the latest market research report from Technavio. The diagnostic imaging equipment leasing segment accounts for the largest sh...

 

Dec 22, 2017: GA Telesis (GAT) a global aviation leasing specialist, has announced the launch of its leveraged finance group (LFG) to provide secured aircraft financing for lessors, investors, and airlines. GAT has appointed David Lloyd and Nolan Heske as manag...

 

Dec 22, 2017: Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL) has opened an MUL Railcars (MULR) office in Portland, Oregon, to serve as the base of operations for the company's railcar leasing business in the US. MUL has steadily expanded its railcar b...

 

Dec 22, 2017:   As the year-end approaches, 70% of US small business owners plan to use a special tax break to deduct the cost of eligible business equipment that was purchased or leased in 2017. In addition, 60% are planning to invest in new or upgraded eq...

 

Dec 15, 2017: The credit quality of US equipment asset-backed securities (ABS) transactions will remain strong in the coming year, owing to debtors’ continued financial stability and economic growth, reports Moody's Investors Service. According to the credit ag...

 

Dec 15, 2017: Digital automation across a range of industries will call for specialist financing methods, including new approaches to leasing, according to research by Siemens Financial Services (SFS). The lender’s study, called ‘Digitalization Productivity Bon...