How to Build a Successful Strategy Around Climate Equipment Finance

Global efforts to reduce fossil-fuels emissions are driving massive investment in new technologies. Equipment leasing and finance professionals who want to capitalize on this opportunity will need to evolve with this fledgling industry as it becomes a bigger part of the overall equipment investment market. But as with any emerging industry, this new domain will … Read more

Gary LoMonaco to Head The Alta Group’s Business Assessment Practice

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Seasoned executive brings perspective from both sides of transactions ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 20, 2023—The Alta Group announced today that Gary LoMonaco, a director who has worked with the group’s Strategy & Competitive Alignment Practice since 2021, will now lead the global consultancy’s Business Assessment Practice. LoMonaco brings considerable experience in due diligence and business operations … Read more

Alta Expert to Quantify Huge Opportunity in Climate Equipment Finance

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Patricia Voorhees to address ELFA Credit and Collections Management Conference SAN ANTONIO, June 5, 2023—Patricia Voorhees, a director at The Alta Group, will share insights to help leasing professionals capitalize on the projected multi-trillion-dollar opportunity in climate equipment finance at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2023 Credit and Collections Management Conference here June … Read more

Alta Lends Expertise on Timely Topics at ELFA Legal Forum

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Climate finance, fraud protection panels to feature advisors from The Alta Group FORT MYERS, FL., April 26, 2023—Two advisors from The Alta Group will share expertise on legal issues impacting the equipment leasing industry at the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) 2023 Legal Forum taking place May 7-9 in Fort Myers, Fla. Paul Bent, … Read more

In Memoriam: Alta Director Damian Broadbent

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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

Climate Equipment Finance Is New Market Entry Opportunity in Equipment Finance

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How big the climate equipment finance market can grow is a key question right now, according to Patricia Voorhees from The Alta Group. In a recent article in the Monitor magazine, she explores the market’s evolution and examines immediate opportunities, deal structuring, and the resources lessors will need to participate. With investment in this area … Read more

It’s Time to Prepare for CFPB Section 1071 Requiring Extensive Data Collection from Small Business Credit Applicants

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(The following is an analysis of the potential impact of an impending federal rule that will establish requirements for finance companies to collect and report certain kinds of data from small business credit applicants. It’s based on comments made by Paul Bent, Senior Managing Director of The Alta Group, during an interview that Equipment Finance … Read more

The Alta Group Re-Brands, Adds “ForwardFocus” to Website

ROCHESTER, NY—Feb. 14, 2023–The Alta Group has rebranded and redesigned its website to reflect the advisory’s exclusive dedication to the dynamic world of commercial equipment finance. It more clearly defines the full array of services and related solutions offered worldwide and the collaborative and agile approach to helping clients adapt, advance, and grow.   A … Read more