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Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (RBFS) is expanding its reach, now serving as a preferred provider for IronPlanet, a leading online marketplace for used equipment and other durable assets. IronPlanet's growing customer base will now have access to... Read Full News
October 18, 2017, 07:22 AM
Filed Under: Industry News


Diane Croessmann, a leader in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and accomplished senior leasing executive, has been appointed to the post of director of The Alta Group consultancy. She most recently served as worldwide managing... Read Full News
October 18, 2017, 07:18 AM


Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, has entered into a preferred vendor agreement with Visual Lease, a cloud-based technology that helps companies manage their lease portfolio in real time. Grant Thornton’s... Read Full News
October 18, 2017, 07:10 AM
Filed Under: Industry News


FORTUNE and Great Place to Work® have named First American Equipment Finance as #25 among the Best Medium-Size Workplaces in the U.S. This accolade is based on anonymous employee responses to an extensive survey about their levels of trust, pride and... Read Full News
October 18, 2017, 07:06 AM
Filed Under: Industry News


First Eagle Investment Management (“First Eagle”) and NewStar Financial Inc. ("NewStar”) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for First Eagle to acquire NewStar, an established lender and investment manager specializing in... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 08:00 AM
Filed Under: Mergers & Acquisitions


Compensation in the equipment finance industry increased modestly in 2016, according to the 2017 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) and McLagan. Industry new business volume... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 07:15 AM


From the third quarter Phoenix Management “Lending Climate in America” Survey, results shows a marked shift in lenders outlook on the U.S. economy in both the near and long term.The Q3 2017 survey results reversed the recent trend of expectations for... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 07:14 AM
Filed Under: Economic Commentary


For the past three years, IronPlanet's GovPlanet marketplace has been helping the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) sell thousands of its surplus assets. After seeing consistently strong returns, the DLA has extended its contract with GovPlanet... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 07:10 AM
Filed Under: Industry News


Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. are to become partners on the C Series aircraft program. A corresponding agreement was signed on October 16, 2017.  The agreement brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 07:04 AM
Filed Under: Aircraft


Chesswood Group Limited announced that its largest subsidiary, Pawnee Leasing Corporation, has closed a new US$75 million non-recourse asset backed facility with Capital One, N.A. through its Pawnee Receivable Fund I LLC.The facility is secured by... Read Full News
October 17, 2017, 07:00 AM
Filed Under: Industry News