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Small business lending resumed double-digit growth while credit quality remained strong in October, according to PayNet, the leading provider of small business credit data and analysis. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI)... Read Story
December 06, 2018, 07:15 AM


While the country enjoys unprecedented levels of small business optimism, access to credit will either boost or curtail economic growth within this high-impact sector, according to a new study. Gimme Credit: Faster, Simpler, Safer Credit for Main... Read Story
November 27, 2018, 07:15 AM


The latest Quarterly Credit Outlook from PayNet, the leading provider of small business credit data and analysis, shows Main Street closing Q3 2018 with moderated lending and a slight uptick in risk. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business... Read Story
November 16, 2018, 07:17 AM


BNB Bank announced it will use PayNet’s Credit History Report and MasterScore v2 to digitize the bank’s loan approval process. PayNet will help BNB automate loan approvals, thereby decreasing turnaround time, improving customer experience and... Read Story
November 15, 2018, 07:10 AM


The PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) decreased 3.2 percent from 126.2 in July 2018 to 122.1 in August 2018, marking the second consecutive monthly decline after increasing in each of the previous six months, PayNet Canada... Read Story
October 19, 2018, 07:00 AM


Small business lending continued its blistering pace in August, according to the latest Strategic Insights Report from PayNet, the leading provider of small business credit data and analysis. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index... Read Story
October 04, 2018, 07:20 AM


Hugh Swandel, Senior Managing Director of The Alta Group in Canada, will be presenting in Montreal, at the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) conference in a workshop session titled, “Measuring the Industry” on Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. Others in... Read Story
September 17, 2018, 07:05 AM


PayNet reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) increased 3 percent from 126.5 in May 2018 to 130.5 in June, marking the sixth consecutive month of growth. Compared to the same month one year ago, the index is up 8... Read Story
August 17, 2018, 06:59 AM


The latest Quarterly Credit Outlook from PayNet shows Main Street closing Q2 2018 with modest growth and strong financials. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) seasonally adjusted originations decreased 8 percent from 155... Read Story
August 15, 2018, 07:20 AM


Small business lending climbed to an all-time high in May, according to the latest Strategic Insights Report from PayNet, the leading provider of small business credit data and analysis. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index... Read Story
July 09, 2018, 07:20 AM


Small business lending edged down in April but remains near historic highs, according to the latest Strategic Insights Report from PayNet The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) fell 3.5 points to 141.7 in April, but remains... Read Story
June 07, 2018, 07:22 AM


The latest Quarterly Credit Outlook from PayNet shows Main Street closing the first quarter of 2018 with a healthy increase in investment and relatively moderate risk. As a result, the business cycle looks healthy from a risk-reward standpoint, and... Read Story
May 17, 2018, 07:15 AM


Small business lending improved again in February, according to the latest Strategic Insights Report from PayNet. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) rose to 144.8 in February, its second-highest reading in history and... Read Story
April 05, 2018, 07:15 AM


Small business lending expanded robustly in January, according to the latest Strategic Insights Report from PayNet. The Thomson Reuters / PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased to 143.6 in January, nearing the all-time high reached in... Read Story
March 07, 2018, 07:14 AM


Small business investment continued to register gains at the end of 2017 as delinquencies and defaults remained at low levels according to the latest small business credit trends from PayNet, the leading provider of small business credit data and... Read Story
February 06, 2018, 07:00 AM


Small business monthly credit trends reflect a wait and see attitude. The September 2017 Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) decreased 4% to 127.3 from 133.2 in August 2017.  Compared to September 2016, the SBLI decreased... Read Story
November 08, 2017, 07:08 AM


PayNet addressed The Congress of the United States, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Small Business to testify on online lending’s role in improving small business capital access.PayNet president William Phelan was asked by the House... Read Story
October 27, 2017, 07:21 AM


A new study conducted by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation and PayNet, Inc., “The State of Credit Quality: Where We Have Been and Where Are We Going,” shows industry credit quality and performance remain strong and better than pre-recession... Read Story
October 23, 2017, 07:12 AM


The August 2017 Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased 8% to 134.2 in August 2017 from 123.8 in July 2017. Compared to August 2016, the SBLI increased 1%.Top growth sectors driving investment expansion by small... Read Story
October 06, 2017, 07:09 AM


PayNet reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) increased 4% to 126.2 in July 2017 from 121.2 in June 2017.“Investment to expand is showing broadly across industry segments and provinces at a time when the U.S. is stuck... Read Story
September 13, 2017, 07:07 AM


The July 2017 Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) decreased 11% to 123.8 from 139.1 in June 2017. Compared to July 2016, the Index increased 1%.Industrial sectors showed sluggish activity with 11 of 18 industry sectors showing... Read Story
September 08, 2017, 07:10 AM


PayNet reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) increased 1% to 123.8 in June 2017 from 122 in May, the third month in a row of year-over-year increases. Compared to May 2016 the CSBLI is up 5%.“Investment growth for... Read Story
August 16, 2017, 07:01 AM


Editor's Note: The following press release is a revision to the originally posted press release. Enables Banks to Review All Credits and Focus on the Highest RisksPayNet is introducing PayNet Credit Review Express, a risk management tool which... Read Story
August 08, 2017, 07:00 AM


The May 2017 Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased to 137.0, up 9% from 125.4 in April 2017. Compared to May 2016, the SBLI is up 3% and it is at the highest level since June 2016.“Expansion by small businesses in May... Read Story
July 11, 2017, 07:00 AM


PayNet reports the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) increased for the third straight month to 120.1 in April 2017 from 118.7 in March 2017. Compared to March 2016 the CSBLI is up 1%. “This release was a shocker ” states William... Read Story
June 16, 2017, 07:00 AM


PayNet and Mirador announce an advanced integration of technology services for a mutual bank customer. This enhancement provides access to new predictive data and risk management tools that improve credit decisions and operational efficiencies in the... Read Story
June 13, 2017, 07:09 AM


Patricia M. Voorhees, a director with The Alta Group, is moderating a panel June 13 at the Commercial Equipment Market Council (CEMC) Innovation Summit in Laguna Beach, Calif., on digitization in asset finance. The panelists will discuss how... Read Story
June 12, 2017, 07:05 AM


A new study by PayNet shows the transportation industry continues to deteriorate, with default rates now approaching levels not seen since the tail end of the Great Recession.PayNet’s Small Business Default Index (SBDFI) shows the rolling 6-month... Read Story
June 05, 2017, 07:09 AM


The April 2017 Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) dropped to 123.1, down 8% percent from 133.7 in March 2017. Compared to April 2016, the SBLI is down 5% which is the third consecutive year-over-year decline. “This report was... Read Story
June 02, 2017, 09:09 AM


PayNet reports the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) fell 1% to 116.1 in February 2017 from 117.2 in January 2017. Compared to February 2016, the Index is down 7%.“While a down month for small businesses, at least we can see the... Read Story
April 21, 2017, 07:08 AM


FinanceApp, private label vendor finance platform, announced the addition of Dan Michalek as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. As the founder of PayNet, Inc., Michalek brings decades of finance and business lending experience to the... Read Story
April 12, 2017, 07:10 AM


Equipment finance companies will need to use "day-after-tomorrow" thinking to succeed in a rapidly changing world, according to a new report, “2017 Industry Future Council:  Staying Ahead of Tomorrow,” released today by the Equipment Leasing &... Read Story
April 03, 2017, 07:10 AM


PayNet conducted a recent study to project bank lending hot spots in 2017. According to the report, loan risk premiums should move up overall to reflect the higher projected default rates of 2.1% in 2017.  PayNet’s data shows 2017 lending strategy... Read Story
March 28, 2017, 07:05 AM


At $4.4 trillion in trade payables, term loans, and working capital loans, private-company credit represents one of the largest credit markets in the U.S.  Today, C&I lending represents about 25% of all loans, down from over 40% in 1950.  According... Read Story
March 15, 2017, 07:02 AM


The Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA) and the Coalition for Responsible Business Finance (CRBF) announced they are joining forces and will now operate as the ILPA – the leading trade organization representing a diverse group of online... Read Story
March 06, 2017, 07:10 AM


The January 2017 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) rose a solid 4% in January over the same time last year. The 8% fall in the Index versus December reflects the seasonality of small business investment... Read Story
March 01, 2017, 07:05 AM


The November 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased 8% to 129.9 in November 2016 from 119.8 in October 2016. Compared to November 2015, the index is up 2%, the first year-over-year increase since... Read Story
January 04, 2017, 07:02 AM


The Alta Group and Currency, founding sponsors of the Commercial Equipment Marketplace Council (CEMC), will host an East Coast roundtable Dec. 8 at Columbia University in New York on the ways FinTechs, equipment finance companies, lenders and... Read Story
December 08, 2016, 07:00 AM


The September 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased to 128.9 in September from 132.8 in August. Compared to the September 2015, the SBLI is down 7%... Read Story
November 03, 2016, 07:10 AM


PayNet, Inc., the nation’s small business credit expert, announces the release of the new PayNet MasterScore for Alternative Lending, the first ever pooled-data score for the Alternative Lending space. This score, which is a coming-of-age milestone... Read Story
October 05, 2016, 07:04 AM


The August 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased to 133.7 in August from 123.1 in July.This is the largest monthly increase in the SBLI since... Read Story
October 04, 2016, 07:02 AM


PayNet, the premier provider of risk management solutions and market insight to Canadian commercial lenders, reports the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) increased slightly from 118.4 in June 2016 to 118.7 in July 2016.  Compared... Read Story
September 22, 2016, 07:05 AM


The Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) Conference Sept. 21-23 at Niagara Falls, Ontario, will feature presentations focused on Evolving in Turbulent Times, with Ralph Petta’s discussion about the challenges and opportunities of doing... Read Story
September 08, 2016, 07:03 AM


The July 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased to 121.5 in July from 139.2 in June. Compared to the same month one year ago, the SBLI is down 16%... Read Story
September 01, 2016, 07:03 AM


PayNet, Inc. has hired Paul Tennola as Chief Financial Officer. Tennola oversees financial management, strategic planning, corporate finance, accounting, and investor relations. He joins PayNet with over 28 years of financial leadership positions... Read Story
August 29, 2016, 07:10 AM


PayNet reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) decreased 3% to 113.9 in June 2016 from 117.7 in May 2016. Compared to June 2015, the Index is down 16%. “Canadian businesses are clearly feeling pressure from the economic... Read Story
August 17, 2016, 07:03 AM


The June 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased to 138.9 in June from 131.1 in May.  Although this illustrates the largest monthly increase in the... Read Story
August 04, 2016, 07:07 AM


For the seventh year in a row, the much anticipated Collections Effectiveness Survey was presented and well received at ELFA’s 2016 Credit and Collections Management Conference, June 5-7 in Denver, Colorado. The survey was started in 2010 to bring... Read Story
August 03, 2016, 07:09 AM


The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) announced that PayNet has been selected as its newest Preferred Service Provider.  PayNet’s Market Conditions Reports and Credit History Reports help community banks improve loan decision-making... Read Story
July 08, 2016, 07:19 AM


The May 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased in May 2016 for the third consecutive month to 128.6 from 129.5 in April 2016, a 1% decline. Compared... Read Story
July 01, 2016, 07:00 AM


PayNet reports the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) decreased 3% from 121.7 in March 2016 to 117.5 in April 2016. Compared to April 2015, the Index is down 12% and is at the lowest point in the Index since February 2013. “This... Read Story
June 15, 2016, 06:56 AM


A new loss database by PayNet, the leaders providing risk management solutions and market insight to the commercial credit industry, shows the types of equipment defaults that result in a loss. PayNet studied the economic cycle, with loss outcomes on... Read Story
June 06, 2016, 07:07 AM


The April 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, for the second consecutive month, decreased 5% to 129.0 in April 2016 from 135.1 in March 2016.  Compared to... Read Story
June 02, 2016, 07:04 AM


The March 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased from 138.9 in February 2016 to 135.3 in March 2016. Compared to the same month one year ago, the... Read Story
May 04, 2016, 07:00 AM


PayNet announces Risk Insight Suite®, a new interactive platform, providing instant access to credit performance data and industry analysis on the small business sector of the Canadian economy at www.sbinsights.ca. Private businesses are a key... Read Story
April 27, 2016, 07:23 AM


The February 2016 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased to 138.0 in February from 117.7 in January, a 17% increase.  Compared to the same month one year... Read Story
April 04, 2016, 07:11 AM


PayNet, the premier provider of risk management solutions and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry, reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) shows originations decreased 1% from 131.1 in December... Read Story
March 15, 2016, 07:00 AM


PayNet, the leader in small business credit assessment, announces the PayNet Small Business Default Index (SBDFI), an economic indicator designed to gauge small business defaults and signal insolvency across multiple sectors of the economy at the... Read Story
February 09, 2016, 07:14 AM


PayNet, the premier provider of risk management solutions and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry reports that the PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CSBLI) shows originations increasing to 140.8 in October 2015 from... Read Story
December 15, 2015, 07:04 AM


The October 2015 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased 5% to 131.7 compared to September while the September value had been restated from 140.4 to 137.9... Read Story
December 02, 2015, 07:00 AM


The September 2015 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 4% to 140.4 compared to the prior month.  The August value had been restated from 136.1 to... Read Story
November 03, 2015, 06:58 AM


PayNet, the premier provider of risk management solutions and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry reports decreasing investment by privately-held Canadian businesses in August 2015. The PayNet Canadian Small Business Lending... Read Story
October 14, 2015, 07:00 AM


The August 2015 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased 6% to 136.1 compared to the prior month.  July’s value had been restated from 145.2 to 144.1. On a... Read Story
October 01, 2015, 07:05 AM


PayNet, a firm that provides risk management solutions and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry reports increasing investment by privately-held Canadian businesses. The Canadian Small Business Lending Index (CBLI) which measures... Read Story
September 16, 2015, 07:04 AM


PayNet is expanding its economic indicators to measure the Canadian small business economy.PayNet maintains the richest and largest collection of small business loans and leases to provide insight proven to accelerate credit decisioning and reduce... Read Story
September 15, 2015, 07:04 AM


Organizations are continuing to see the power, flexibility, and security of credit adjudication of leases and loans in Salesforce.com.  Tamarack Consulting worked with PayNet Inc., the nation’s leading provider of small business credit ratings, to... Read Story
September 08, 2015, 08:27 AM


The July 2015 data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, is 145.2.  June’s value had been restated from 143.3 to 146.4. On a year-over-year basis, the SBLI is up 13%... Read Story
September 02, 2015, 07:05 AM


The June data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 9% from 131.0 in May 2015 to 143.3 in June 2015, reaching a new high.  Compared to the same month one... Read Story
August 05, 2015, 07:00 AM


The May data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, decreased 8% from 140 in April 2015 to 128.5 in May 2015, as small businesses paused investing activities after... Read Story
July 02, 2015, 07:03 AM


Reuters reported that small-business investment increased in most parts of Canada in the first quarter, with the exception of two of the country's most oil-sensitive provinces, as firms adjusted to the fallout of lower crude prices, data from PayNet... Read Story
June 26, 2015, 07:01 AM


PayNet announces Risk Insight Suite®, a new interactive platform, providing instant access to credit performance data and industry analysis on the small business sector of the economy at www.sbinsights.net. U.S. small businesses are an important, but... Read Story
June 18, 2015, 07:01 AM


The April data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 8% from 130.5 in March 2015 to 141.5 in April 2015, reaching an all-time maximum value. Compared to the... Read Story
June 02, 2015, 07:04 AM


Commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada rose slightly in the first quarter. Canadian Business Lending Index rose to 206 in the first quarter from 204 in the fourth quarter. The positive in this number is the quarterly... Read Story
May 20, 2015, 06:30 AM


The March data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 2% from February to 129.6 in March 2015. This also reflects a 12% increase versus March 2014.GDP... Read Story
May 05, 2015, 07:00 AM


The February release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 7% over February 2014.  The SBLI decreased 3% from 122.4 in January 2015 to 119.2 in February 2015. “While... Read Story
March 31, 2015, 06:49 AM


Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Company, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Co., offering equipment financing and leasing to businesses throughout Canada, announced it has hired Anthony Zambon to lead the sales and originations team in Canada. Zambon, who... Read Story
February 23, 2015, 07:19 AM


PayNet, the nation’s leading small business credit expert in small business analytics and risk management solutions announces enhancements to the Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP.  In addition to the... Read Story
February 18, 2015, 06:48 AM


The December release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 6% to 129.8 compared to 122.6 in December 2013. This reflects a 10% increase from 117.6 in November 2014... Read Story
February 03, 2015, 07:16 AM


PayNet, Inc. has appointed Todd Elliott as Director, Canadian Market Development. Mr. Elliott will assist Canadian commercial lenders to approve more transactions from their credit granting process, lower operating costs of portfolio management and... Read Story
December 10, 2014, 07:05 AM


The October release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 12% compared to October 2013. The SBLI Increased 4% from 127.1 in September 2014 to 131.8 in October 2014... Read Story
December 02, 2014, 07:06 AM


Reuters reported commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada declined for the third straight quarter in the July-September quarter, according to a PayNet survey.According to the Reuters report, PayNet said its Canadian... Read Story
November 19, 2014, 06:00 AM


The September release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, increased 14% compared to September 2013. The SBLI Increased 6% from 118.5 in August 2014 to 125.4 in September... Read Story
November 03, 2014, 07:01 AM


A new study by PayNet shows that equipment finance lenders can achieve double digit growth through a smarter application process.  Although credit approval rates vary by lender and market segments, PayNet’s recent study addressing small ticket... Read Story
October 21, 2014, 07:22 AM


PayNet announced a new Small Business Insights information portal, PayNet Risk Insight Suite at sbinsights.net, providing access to intelligence on the small business sector of the economy. U.S. small businesses are an important, but misunderstood... Read Story
October 15, 2014, 06:39 AM


The August release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, declined 1% compared to August 2013. The SBLI decreased 10% from 127.5 in July 2014 to 114.5 in August 2014 signaling... Read Story
October 01, 2014, 06:35 AM


PayNet releases AbsolutePD, for Canadian commercial lenders to provide forward looking probabilities of default on each borrower where financial statements or tax returns are unavailable. This new tool assists Canadian commercial lenders to manage... Read Story
September 09, 2014, 06:30 AM


The July release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which is a leading economic indicator of GDP, grew 10% over July 2013. The SBLI increased 7% from 120.0 in June 2014 to 128.5 in July 2014 and now stands close to the... Read Story
September 03, 2014, 06:38 AM


The June release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which anticipates leading economic indicators and GDP, increased 15% over June 2013. Although the June Index fell 4% to 120.6 versus May, it marks the fourth... Read Story
August 04, 2014, 07:00 AM


Equipment Finance Advisor is pleased to announce the newest expansion of its innovative online publishing platform with the launch of the Monthly Industry/Economic Data Blast. Aggregated from numerous sources, the Monthly Industry/Economic Data Blast... Read Story
July 10, 2014, 07:01 AM


The Small business economy displayed steady and faster growth in business investment last month based on the latest release of small business trends. In a sign of consistency, the Small Business Lending Index rose again in May over April and over the... Read Story
July 01, 2014, 06:56 AM


The latest data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which has proven to be a leading indicator of GDP between 2-5 months, shows small business investment gathering steam. The SBLI registered 126.5 in April 2014... Read Story
June 03, 2014, 06:36 AM


Commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada moderated in Q1 2014 but was still above the Q1 2013. The Canadian Business Lending Index (CBLI) which measures the volume of new commercial loans and leases to small businesses... Read Story
May 16, 2014, 06:00 AM


The latest data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which has proven to be a leading indicator of GDP between 2-5 months, shows small business investment activity continues to grow at a faster pace. The SBLI... Read Story
April 30, 2014, 06:55 AM


The latest data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which has proven to be a leading indicator of GDP between 2-5 months, shows small business investment activity growing at a slower pace. The SBLI registered... Read Story
April 01, 2014, 06:21 AM


Small Business Economy Continues With Investment and High Credit Quality The latest data release of the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which has proven to be a leading indicator of the GDP between 2-5 months, shows small... Read Story
March 03, 2014, 07:02 AM


Commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada jumped in the final quarter of last year to hit a record high. The PayNet Canadian Business Lending Index (CBLI), which measures the volume of new commercial loans and leases to... Read Story
February 20, 2014, 07:00 AM


The December PayNet small business trends  show a strong finish to 2013 that will help sustain growth in the U.S. economy in the 1st quarter of 2014. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) extended its string of year over year... Read Story
February 04, 2014, 06:30 AM


To help the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association (CFLA) members benchmark their business and to provide industry leadership, PayNet Canada, the premier provider of risk management tools and market insight to the commercial credit industry announces... Read Story
January 27, 2014, 07:03 AM


The latest results of small business trends prepared by PayNet registers another increase for small business investment. At the same time, small businesses exhibited a slight  increase in delinquent payment of loans and leases. The Thomson... Read Story
January 02, 2014, 07:03 AM


Reuters reports that according to a PayNet survey, commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada jumped to a record high in the third quarter as companies invested more to meet demand for their goods and services.According to... Read Story
December 17, 2013, 07:00 AM


The latest results of small business investment trends released by PayNet signal a very positive sign for the economy with solid expansion at low risk for the next few months. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased... Read Story
December 03, 2013, 06:59 AM


The September release of small business investment trends prepared by PayNet illustrates the small business economy is experiencing unspectacular but steady expansion. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) decreased 6% to 109... Read Story
October 29, 2013, 06:55 AM


A recent study by PayNet, Inc., a firm that risk management tools to the commercial credit industry compares growth rates and projected default rates of major equipment sectors identifying safe and higher growth sectors.  This data is derived from... Read Story
October 21, 2013, 06:54 AM


PayNet, a firm that provides risk management solutions and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry reports strong investment by privately-held Canadian businesses. The Canadian Business Lending Index (CBLI) which measures the... Read Story
September 19, 2013, 07:01 AM


Reuters reported that according to research from PayNet, worries that a reduction in the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program will slow investment at small U.S. businesses are misplaced.According to the Reuters report, instead, firms are likely to... Read Story
September 17, 2013, 07:01 AM


PayNet's latest analysis of small business investment bodes well for economic growth. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased 11% in July to 117.7, the highest level since August 2007. The Index, which measures the... Read Story
September 04, 2013, 07:01 AM


PayNet’s latest analysis of small business investment points to modest growth in the coming months. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index  decreased to 104.8 in June from a revised 113.7 in May. The Index, which measures the amount... Read Story
August 02, 2013, 07:00 AM


After stepping backward in the first quarter, small business investment jumped forward in the last two months. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index increased to 115.1 in May, 2013 from a revised 108.1 in April, 2013 The index... Read Story
July 02, 2013, 07:02 AM


Investment by millions of small businesses jumped in April to get back to exactly where it began the year. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) increased 17% in April over the same month last year to 110.5 from the slightly... Read Story
June 03, 2013, 07:00 AM


Reuters reported that commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada climbed in the first quarter, driven by robust domestic and global demand, according to the latest PayNet survey.PayNet, which tracks commercial financing for... Read Story
May 29, 2013, 06:57 AM


The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index decreased to 98.5 in March from a revised 105.4 in February. The index, which measures the amount of new commercial loans and leases granted to small businesses, and therefore their investment... Read Story
May 02, 2013, 07:09 AM


According to PayNet,  the state of U.S. Small Business Manufacturing is growing again by doing what it does best - inventing new industries and business processes.  The PayNet Manufacturing Index, which measures the amount of investment by small... Read Story
May 01, 2013, 07:10 AM


PayNet, a leader in small business analytics and risk management solutions, announces the PayNet Small Business Delinquency Index (SBDI), a new economic index that quantifies small business financial stress and default and provides early warning of... Read Story
April 16, 2013, 07:14 AM


Reuters reported small U.S. businesses cut back on borrowing in February for a second straight month, indicating slower growth ahead.According to the Reuters report, the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall... Read Story
April 02, 2013, 07:09 AM


The Thomson Reuters PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI) fell to 113 in January from a revised 115 in December. The index has been basically flat for the past year after growing 20% in 2010 and 16% in 2011.This latest report confirms the... Read Story
March 05, 2013, 07:15 AM


Reuters reported commercial borrowing by small and medium-sized businesses in Canada achieved its highest level since 2008 in the last three months of 2012, with a much smaller percentage of the businesses reportedly behind on their payments... Read Story
February 28, 2013, 07:00 AM


Reuters reported that borrowing by small U.S. businesses rose marginally in December, reporting a small gain for the entire year.  According to the Reuters report, the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall... Read Story
February 04, 2013, 07:32 AM


PayNet announces the release of the PayNet MasterScore which is now available on the Credit History Report to help Canadian equipment finance lenders enhance their credit granting process. PayNet MasterScore is the most predictive credit score ever... Read Story
January 22, 2013, 07:22 AM


The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index (SBLI), which has proven to be a leading indicator of the GDP between 2-5 months, takes the pulse of the U.S. Small Business economy. The SBLI for November stands at 108.3, which is essentially... Read Story
January 02, 2013, 07:27 AM


Reuters reported commercial borrowing by Canadian companies hit the highest level in the third quarter since early 2009, a PayNet survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting businesses played an outsized role in supporting the economy ad growth... Read Story
December 13, 2012, 07:30 AM


Reuters reported borrowing by small businesses rose in October, according to the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall volume of financing to small U.S. companies. The index rose to 107.5 from an upwardly... Read Story
December 03, 2012, 07:25 AM


Reuters reported that lending to small U.S. businesses plunged in September to the lowest level in 14 months. According to the report, the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall volume of financing to small... Read Story
November 01, 2012, 08:00 AM


PayNet, a firm that provides risk management tools to the commercial credit industry shows moderate loan delinquencies stand at 1.40% now while they bottomed at 1.60% in 2006 during the last expansionary cycle. Furthermore, AbsolutePD®, a leading... Read Story
October 22, 2012, 06:45 AM


Reuters reported that lending to small U.S. businesses rose in August for a second straight month providing a sign the economy may have been regaining its footing even before the U.S. central bank's latest round of stimulus. According to the report... Read Story
October 02, 2012, 07:51 AM


PayNet, a firm that provides risk management tools and market insight to the Canadian Commercial Finance Industry, reports Canadian private companies have finally returned to levels last achieved in 2007 before the Great Recession.The Canadian... Read Story
September 12, 2012, 07:07 AM


The latest measures of the small business economy signal business should prepare now for forthcoming economic weakness. Early stages of financial stress are emerging across all businesses. The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index... Read Story
September 04, 2012, 07:58 AM


The pace of borrowing by small businesses took a sharp turn downwards last month; showing slow economic growth will continue for at least the next quarter.  The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index stands at 98.5 in June, down from 103... Read Story
August 01, 2012, 07:35 AM


PayNet, a leader in small business lending analytics and risk management solutions announces PayNet AbsolutePD® Stress Test Simulator, a new, powerful risk management solution that can greatly improve banks’ ability to forecast the risk associated... Read Story
July 25, 2012, 07:00 AM


The pace of investment by small businesses appears to be increasing. A study released Monday by PayNet, a data analytics firm making small business lending more profitable, shows that lending increased 12% month over month, which is the largest... Read Story
July 02, 2012, 07:50 AM


Reuters reported that according to PayNet, Canadian commercial lending activity rose to its highest level in nearly three years in the first quarter, signaling the country's small-business economy is emerging from the shadow of therecession.   ... Read Story
June 07, 2012, 07:30 AM


A new study by PayNet, Inc. a firm that provides risk management tools and market insight to the commercial credit industry shows that credit is weak, as is the desire by millions of small businesses to expand. PayNet studied credit applications and... Read Story
June 04, 2012, 08:00 AM


Reuters reported that lending to small business in the United States eased in April for the fourth month in a row as companies were hesitant to bulk up their operations, boding poorly for stronger economic growth. According to the report, the Thomson... Read Story
June 01, 2012, 08:00 AM


Small Business Borrowing Is at a Critical Stage for the Economy…Stalled and Could Continue to Grow or Inflect Into Another RecessionThe pace of lending to small businesses in the United States continues to be at a standstill, supporting the view that... Read Story
May 01, 2012, 08:00 AM


Despite negative conditions prompting the continued deferral of capital expenditures whenever possible, U.S. hospitals will make one major exception this year—they will spend on information technology (IT) to facilitate the implementation of... Read Story
April 11, 2012, 06:00 AM


Lending to small business in the United States barely grew in February, supporting the view that economic growth was lackluster at the start of the year.The Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, which measures the overall volume of... Read Story
April 03, 2012, 07:00 AM


Canadian commercial lending edged up for the fifth straight time in the final quarter of last year and reached its highest since 2009, suggesting a pickup in investment that should help keep the economy growing.PayNet, which tracks commercial... Read Story
March 15, 2012, 07:00 AM


A new study of the change in the types of small businesses from 2000 to 2011 reveals a dramatic shift towards service based businesses.   This longitudinal study shows that traditional sectors that drove the small business economy in the past, like... Read Story
March 01, 2012, 07:45 AM


PayNet, Inc., a premier provider of risk management tools and market insight to the commercial finance market, has appointed Anthony Zambon as Director, Canadian Market.To fill in thin credit information on private companies, Mr. Zambon will help... Read Story
February 23, 2012, 06:00 AM