In Memoriam: Alta Director Damian Broadbent

Damian Broadbent profile.

The Alta Group’s advisors–across worldwide regional offices–mourn the loss of Damian Broadbent, a colleague who passed away unexpectedly in March. He will be greatly missed as a friend and business colleague and will be remembered fondly. He joined our advisory in 2020 bringing tremendous global equipment finance experience to our advisory. Damian served as a … Read more

Bringing Business Intelligence to the Global Equipment Financing Ecosystem

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The Alta Group’s European and LAR regions are planning 2023 conferences and welcome new ideas for topics and speakers. This year’s conferences are planned for Nov. 15-16 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and Nov. 8-10 in Miami, Florida.   Since its founding in 1992, The Alta Group has sponsored a series of industry gatherings to advance … Read more

Global client’s board challenged by shareholder to justify market presence

SITUATION A client’s board  was challenged by the shareholder to justify their market presence in a number of smaller geographies. The client had no independent data to demonstrate their market positioning and justify the returns being made in that area SOLUTION The Alta group mobilized local experts to deliver a competitive benchmarking and positioning for … Read more

International manufacturer captive seeks to understand finance offerings

SITUATION An international manufacturer captive wanted to understand the low take-up of by dealers of one its finance offerings. The customer survey feedback they had did not seem to justify the poor penetration of their finance product. SOLUTION The Alta Group, working with the client, approached a sample of the client’s own dealers across 6 … Read more

Alta’s 2023 Insights on Where We Are, What’s Ahead and What to Do

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Where Are We Today? Even while anticipating a recession in 2023 and knowing that America’s pandemic support programs were expiring, many equipment finance companies were bullish in late 2022, reporting strong business growth, although with some trepidation about the year to come. Fortunately, the pandemic downturn didn’t plunge our industry into recession, largely because there … Read more

Second Lease Conference in Dubai

Organized by Invigors and The Alta Group 46 companies, 78 delegates, 14 countries, including Australia, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Israel, Kenya, Lithuania, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and United Kingdom, discussing relevant leasing and renting in the region and World trends. This year´s main theme is “Full Circle”  This theme … Read more

What’s Happening Now to Shape Our Future?

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by Valerie L. Gerard, James Jackson, Carl Chrappa, Diane Croessman, Patricia Voorhees, Rick Remiker and Gary LoMonaco Monitor 100 2022The future of equipment financing requires resiliency and innovation. Adapting to economic changes and customers’ evolving needs and building closer stakeholder relationships are key components to maintaining success in the coming future. Alta advisors share their … Read more

Paul Johnson-Ferguson

Executive Director T: +33 6 64 08 21 42 Paul is the founder of Invigors France and an executive director and co-owner of Invigors EMEA. He brings 30 years of experience in leasing and financial services, and deep hands-on knowledge of finance, operations and leasing systems. He works with clients on transformation projects, financial analysis … Read more

Kieran O’Brien

Executive Director T: +353 879 598 003 Kieran is the founder of Invigors Ireland and an executive director and co-owner of Invigors EMEA. He brings over 30 years of experience in finance. He advises clients on operational excellence, go-to-market country reviews, captive and vendor entity creation. He offers systems advisory and operations support in leasing … Read more

Nick Feasey

Nick Feasey

Executive Director T: +33760004618 Nick is the founder of the Invigors EMEA ‘as-a-Service’ practise, and an executive director and co-owner of Invigors EMEA. He brings deep vendor finance and ‘as-a-service’ knowledge and experience to new clients and industries. With technology acting as an enabler and with changing customer needs and behaviour, combined with the changing … Read more