The Alta Group Is Recognized for 25-Year Membership Milestone in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

The Alta Group LLC for 25 Years of ELFA Membership

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 8,- 2022—This year the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) has been recognizing companies for various lengths of membership. The Alta Group is among just nine companies marking a 25-year milestone in this trade group that represents a $1 trillion financial services sector. “We are pleased to be among the companies being … Read more

Learn About a Region Ready to Emerge and a New Geo-Economic Order, Attend the Lease Conference Dubai 2022

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Lessons learned from Covid-19 and the impact of the Ukraine war have unveiled an immense potential for equipment financing in the Middle East and Africa. While the Middle East will continue infrastructure investment, and standards of living improvements, it is also gaining ground as a regional source of capital. It is a growing hub for … Read more

Latin American Leasing Conference set for Nov. 10-11 in Miami

The Alta Group Latin America Conference Flyer

The Latin American Leasing Conference returns this fall with an in-depth look at the current state of the equipment leasing and finance market, a case study of a key industry player in crisis, and the growing focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles. The conference will be held on Nov. 10-11 in Miami, FL. … Read more

Monitor 101 Article: IoT Vigilance Urged

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Paul Bent’s article published in the Monitor 101+ issue describes what is at stake and steps that companies can take to protect themselves in transactions with Internet of Things (IOT) to consider. Bent urges equipment finance businesses to be “vigilant in their knowledge, understanding, and application of IoT devices and sensors installed in ‘traditional’ equipment … Read more

Lessons learned to develop today’s best practices for funding

Lessons learned from past stresses in financial markets were critical to how the equipment finance and leasing industry weathered global disruptions caused by the COVID 19 pandemic. The knowledge that industry leaders had gained and the best practices they subsequently developed around their funding operations led to better-than-expected performance in recent years. That’s among the … Read more

Looking on the Sunny Side at Equipment Finance M&As

Most of us were happy to wave 2021 goodbye. Continuing Covid, supply chain issues, inflation – need we say more? Turns out it was a strong year for merger and acquisition activity in the US equipment finance industry, particularly the second half, says James (Jim) Jackson in the Monitor’s second issue of 2022. His article … Read more

Foundation report by Alta urges action on ESG strategies

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The Alta Group’s 2022 Insights newsletter in January cited three reasons why equipment finance organizations must embrace an environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy this year. One, to retain talent. Two, because of the sheer amount of capital that has been unleashed into the sustainable market. And three, because ESG inspired innovation is creating exciting opportunities. Now, the … Read more

The Alta Group Insights for 2022

Alta Insights Headwinds and Tailwinds 2022 The way we have “always” done business is gone. So, how do we move forward as an industry, having been spurred into action by the digital demands of remote work and other competitive and economic pressures? Embracing challenge as opportunity should be the theme for 2022. Everything we do, … Read more

How Is Your PPP?

No, we don’t mean the Paycheck Protection Program (although we hope that worked for you, too). Rather, we’re talking about your Post-Pandemic Portfolio. Following all the disruptions in staffing, systems, rent payments, equipment deliveries, and account details over the past two years, this may be a good time for a thorough “physical exam” of your lease and … Read more