M&A Outlook: Opportunities Increase for Non-Bank Institutions

Macroeconomic headwinds hindered mergers-and-acquisitions activity in the equipment finance industry last year, according to Jim Jackson, Co-CEO of The Alta Group and leader of its M&A Advisory Practice. In a recent article in the Monitor, he provides an overview of 2023 and what to expect this year. Despite some notable transactions, there was a continued … Read more

Matching Equipment-as-a-Service Offerings to Market Needs

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There is rising interest in Equipment-as-a-Service, but some in the equipment finance and leasing industry remain unsure about it, according to Diane Croessmann, a director at The Alta Group. In a recent article in the March/April 2024 edition of the National Equipment Finance Association’s Newsline magazine, she takes a closer look at how Equipment-as-a-Service can … Read more

Alta-authored ELFF report offers a roadmap to seizing climate finance opportunity

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Climate finance presents an unprecedented market opportunity for the equipment finance industry, as the global energy transition drives a tremendous movement of capital, significant changes in policy and the deployment of new technologies to address climate change. The combination of massive amounts of capital, rapidly changing global policies and new and untested technologies means that … Read more

Alta-led Research on “What’s Hot” in Equipment Markets Now Available

What's Hot, What's Not in Equipment Markets published by the The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

For the 11th year in a row, construction equipment dominated the field of 15 equipment categories ranked in the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association’s “What’s Hot/What’s Not” Equipment Market Forecast for 2024. This year’s survey also found that equipment finance companies have become less optimistic about all types of equipment, due to rising interest rates, … Read more

“Reshaping Vendor Programs with a New Generation of Leadership” Covers Emerging Trends as Featured In the Monitor

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Sustaining market relevance is a key challenge for vendor programs with a long history of providing equipment and service suppliers with turn-key financing options. The relationships they cultivated with program partners are rooted in collaboration and the ability to adapt to change, and now a new generation of leadership is driving more change that will … Read more