Senior Managing Director
- Expert in equipment leasing and finance company mergers & acquisitions.
- Recognized industry leader.
- Specializes in M&A advisory services; debt and equity for clients; leasing company valuations.
- 45 years of equipment leasing and finance experience.
Few know more about mergers & acquisitions within the equipment leasing and finance industry than Bruce Kropschot, who joined The Alta Group in 2008. He draws on 45 years of executive and advisory experience in equipment leasing and financing. In addition to providing M&A advisory services to buyers and sellers of equipment leasing and financing businesses, Bruce helps arrange debt and equity for clients and performs leasing company valuations.
Prior to joining Alta, he founded Kropschot Financial Services, establishing his firm as the leading provider of M&A advisory services for equipment leasing and financing companies. His company initiated the sale of more than 160 such businesses and also arranged debt and equity capital and performed valuations for equipment leasing companies.
“In the M&A advisory business, maintaining the highest level of integrity is of the utmost importance. Our reputation depends upon always treating as confidential any information we receive in confidence from potential buyers and sellers of leasing companies.”
Earlier in this career, Bruce was co-owner and president of Master Lease Corporation, a leading equipment lessor that became De Lage Landen Financial Services. He has also served as a senior executive with two other sizable equipment leasing companies, controller of The Magnavox Company and audit manager with Price Waterhouse.
Bruce has served on the board of directors of the ELFA, EAEL, UAEL and the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Leasing News. Bruce was also a founding director of the International Network of M&A Partners, a worldwide organization of more than sixty M&A advisory firms. He is a CPA and graduated with BBA and MBA degrees (with honors) in accounting and finance from the University of Michigan.
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