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IDS and its acquired companies, William Stucky and Associates and White Clarke Group, announced the launch of a new company identity: Solifi. The new brand and visual identity bring together innovative solutions, deep industry expertise, global reach... Read Story
October 12, 2021, 07:22 AM

IDS announced Brendan Gleeson, former Group CEO of White Clarke Group, has been appointed Chief Strategy Officer. In this newly created executive position, Gleeson will play a strategic role in driving the company’s overall innovation focus. This... Read Story
June 03, 2021, 07:23 AM

IDS, a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise solutions for secured finance, announced it has successfully completed the acquisition of White Clarke Group, a leading provider of retail, fleet, wholesale and asset finance software solutions... Read Story
June 01, 2021, 07:20 AM

IDS, a leader in enterprise mission-critical solutions for secured finance, has agreed to acquire White Clarke Group, a provider of retail, fleet, wholesale and asset finance solutions for the automotive and equipment finance markets. The two... Read Story
April 07, 2021, 07:15 AM

The Global Leasing Report, released by White Clarke Group in association with the World Leasing Yearbook, is the definitive guide to the world’s top 50 leasing markets. The report has been established for over 30 years as a leading analysis of... Read Story
March 08, 2021, 07:17 AM

Finance software provider White Clarke Group has launched a new version of the CALMS Customer Direct module, developed to support finance companies in the process of digitalizing their online finance services.The module simplifies and automates the... Read Story
November 05, 2020, 07:14 AM

More than 100 asset finance leaders have revealed their vision for the future of asset finance in a post-COVID world, White Clarke Group reported. In the special report, business leaders, including senior executives from some of Europe’s largest... Read Story
September 10, 2020, 07:09 AM

Finance technology provider White Clarke Group has partnered with Wagonex to extend a pay-to-use car subscription strategy to its customer base.Wagonex offers a portfolio of vehicles that are available to customers as a complete package, enabling... Read Story
August 03, 2020, 07:15 AM

World Finance has successfully implemented White Clarke Group’s CALMS Loan Origination Software (LOS) to maximize the efficiency of its operations. The partnership delivers sophisticated underwriting and funding functionality to World Finance’s... Read Story
July 29, 2020, 07:00 AM

Business leaders have largely embraced the rapid introduction of home working and digital processes as an inevitable necessity. Though the global lockdown has rapidly accelerated trends in digitalization, seeing many asset finance businesses moving... Read Story
July 16, 2020, 07:14 AM

White Clarke Group, in association with the World Leasing Yearbook, announced the release of an annual survey that aims to provide an assessment of the national leasing markets in the U.S., focusing on the period up to mid-2019. Comprised of in-depth... Read Story
June 04, 2020, 07:26 AM

White Clarke Group announced a restructure of executive roles within its board of management. The change will facilitate a new phase in its transformation into a software product company and the ongoing development of a “high speed, high quality, low... Read Story
May 07, 2020, 07:25 AM

A Midwest-based bank with a focus on the needs of businesses has partnered with White Clarke Group to use its CALMS Compass floorplan finance software in launching a new finance option, expanding the products and services they can offer to the market... Read Story
April 16, 2020, 07:05 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted two decades of global growth and raised several questions about how economies will function in the future, explains Brendan Gleeson, Group CEO, White Clarke Group.Experts are assessing whether the international... Read Story
April 09, 2020, 07:15 AM

Finance technology company White Clarke Group announced an integration partnership with automated SMS software company Solutions by Text as part of their efforts to provide fast, convenient means of regular communication between lenders, dealerships... Read Story
March 11, 2020, 07:10 AM

The 41st Global Leasing Report, released by White Clarke Group in association with the World Leasing Yearbook, is the definitive guide to the world’s top 50 leasing markets. The report provides a leading analysis of country trading environments and... Read Story
March 02, 2020, 07:17 AM

White Clarke Group announced Wayne Ross into the role of Group Chief Technical Officer.With 25 years of experience in engineering, technology development and business management, Ross will be working with White Clark Group’s executive board to lead... Read Story
February 28, 2020, 07:15 AM

Kawasaki Motors Finance Corporation (KMFC) has announced its selection of White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass floorplan finance software. KMFC provides inventory financing services to the independent retail dealer network of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S... Read Story
February 12, 2020, 07:10 AM

White Clarke Group announced its CALMS platform has again earned both the Best Point-of-Sale (POS) and Best Back-Office Innovation Awards at the International Asset Finance Network (IAFN) conference,Asset Finance International is one of the leading... Read Story
December 17, 2019, 07:10 AM

Hitachi Capital America has announced its continuing software partnership with White Clarke Group, allowing the ongoing use of the CALMS Compass software solution to manage its floorplan/wholesale finance business.Hitachi Capital America’s... Read Story
October 17, 2019, 07:10 AM

Glasgow-based motor finance specialist Startline Motor Finance, recently named one of the fastest-growing private companies in Europe, has successfully launched its new Contract Management System (CMS) and Customer Self-serve Portal courtesy of... Read Story
August 14, 2019, 07:05 AM

Following the initial workshops nine months ago, White Clarke Group has delivered its out-of-the-box CALMS Wholesale Finance solution to V12 Vehicle Finance, enabling it with a greater speed to market as well as meeting the bank’s functional and... Read Story
August 08, 2019, 07:10 AM

From spreadsheets to the latest floorplan finance software: new technology has transformed service levels and increased customer demand at a Minnesota-based bank.Merchants Bank launched its digital floorplan strategy following a four-month program to... Read Story
August 01, 2019, 07:25 AM

An emerging key trend in the automotive and equipment finance sector is the switch from ownership to usership, with consumers increasingly looking for pay-per-use assets rather than outright ownership.The switch has been most marked among younger... Read Story
June 26, 2019, 07:25 AM

The annual White Clarke Group – Global Leasing Report, which is produced in association with the World Leasing Yearbook, is the definitive guide to the world’s top 50 leasing markets. Marking its 40th anniversary this year, the report is the leading... Read Story
March 06, 2019, 07:07 AM

OpenText, a global leader in enterprise information management, announced White Clarke Group is now using OpenText Analytics to provide users of its CALMS software platform with superior data insights. White Clarke Group provides software to manage... Read Story
November 21, 2018, 07:05 AM

Lending technology firm White Clarke Group announced its acquisition of equipment finance software provider Insyston.Founded in 1998, Insyston is an end-to-end asset finance software provider based in Sydney, Australia. Insyston moved its asset... Read Story
November 02, 2018, 07:15 AM

White Clarke Group announced Exeter Finance has extended its contract for the CALMS Loan Origination Software. The company first implemented its industry-proven Loan Origination Software with Exeter Finance back in 2013 and has continued to grow and... Read Story
October 10, 2018, 12:00 PM

White Clarke Group announced it has won the Best Point of Sale (POS) and Back Office Innovation Awards for its CALMS platform at the IAFN Conference in London.The Best Point of Sale Innovation Award recognizes that White Clarke Group has released the... Read Story
September 19, 2018, 07:05 AM

LH-Finance has chosen to implement White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass Floorplan Finance Software to help support the growth of its inventory finance business.LH-Finance, the marine division of United Bank of Hartford, CT, will provide floorplan... Read Story
July 27, 2018, 07:10 AM

In 2017 Yamaha Motor Finance Corp., USA announced plans to bring its floorplan financing in-house, with a vision to provide a complete range of finance company services. Yamaha has chosen to partner with White Clarke Group, selecting the CALMS... Read Story
June 21, 2018, 07:15 AM

ChannelNet, a digital engagement firm, announced a strategic partnership with White Clarke Group, a finance technology leader, to offer an end-to-end financing solution to the global asset finance market.The partnership offers asset finance companies... Read Story
June 15, 2018, 07:21 AM

White Clarke Group announced that, in partnership with Toyota Financial Services (UK), it has secured the ‘'Digital Innovation of the Year ? Consumer Lending’ award from the Motor Finance: Europe Conference & Awards last week in Berlin.The joint... Read Story
May 04, 2018, 07:00 AM

White Clarke Group announced the launch of its latest in-depth report and summary video into the industry – the Global Technology Report 2018.The new digital report showcases new business models, industry best practice and thought leadership from... Read Story
April 19, 2018, 07:15 AM

White Clarke Group has published its annual Global Leasing Report, providing a guide to the world’s top 50 leasing markets. The report reveals a confident industry outlook, with the top 50 countries in 2016 reporting growth in new business volume of... Read Story
March 06, 2018, 07:10 AM

White Clarke Group held its third successful Auto Captives Summit on the 25th January at The Shard, London. Senior executives from the world’s largest captive auto finance companies met to consider and debate the latest developments and the... Read Story
February 12, 2018, 07:10 AM

White Clarke Group announced that their chairman, Dr. Ed White, has been awarded the prestigious International Auto Finance Network (IAFN) ‘Technology Hall Of Fame 2018’ award for his contribution to the industry. Dr. Ed White is an active investor... Read Story
February 02, 2018, 07:05 AM

White Clarke Group announced that Heather Slyman has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development for North America. The addition of Slyman to the White Clarke Group global team is a direct testament to the focus and priority the company... Read Story
January 12, 2018, 07:09 AM

Toyota and Lexus retailers across the UK are making the business of financing a car purchase quicker and simpler for customers with the introduction of NGage, a new, web-based electronic point-of-sale system.Commissioned by Toyota and Lexus Financial... Read Story
January 10, 2018, 06:10 AM

White Clarke Group announced the release of a new fully cloud-hosted version of its CALMS complete lifecycle credit processing and administration platform for the automotive, consumer and equipment finance industry via its partnership with Amazon Web... Read Story
October 25, 2017, 07:00 AM

The opinions of business leaders including company chief executive officers, directors, chairmen and presidents paint a detailed picture of a developing and dynamic market. Their views are revealed in White Clarke Group’s new US Auto & Equipment... Read Story
October 04, 2017, 07:09 AM

White Clarke Group announced that Nick Ockwell has joined the group as Executive Vice President of Operations for the Americas.The strategic addition of Ockwell to the leadership team is another move confirming White Clarke Group’s commitment and... Read Story
July 26, 2017, 07:02 AM

White Clarke Group announced the appointment of David Slider as the new Group Executive Vice President. With more than 30 years of leadership in the auto finance industry, Slider joins the White Clarke Group leadership team to champion global client... Read Story
June 06, 2017, 07:00 AM

Brendan Gleeson, Group CEO of White Clarke Group, has won the ‘Personality of the Year’ award at the prestigious IAFN event held on the 23rd of May in London.The IAFN Awards dinner celebrates excellence and innovation within automotive leasing and... Read Story
May 30, 2017, 07:00 AM

White Clarke Group announced the publication of their 20th annual Global Leasing Report and summary video, the world’s only guide to the top 50 leasing markets, summarizes leasing volumes and other market trends.The report reveals an optimistic... Read Story
March 02, 2017, 06:50 AM

White Clarke Group announced the publication of their latest Global Technology Report 2017 Auto Finance in the New Digital Ecosystem. The report, and accompanying summary video, draws important conclusions from discussions between technology experts... Read Story
February 09, 2017, 07:00 AM

FactorTrust, The Alternative Credit Bureau, announced a partnership with White Clarke Group. Now, savvy auto financial service providers who utilize White Clarke Group’s CALMS loan management solution will have access to FactorTrust’s unique, highly... Read Story
January 30, 2017, 06:18 AM

White Clarke Group announced the addition of Julie Weems to their North American team as Vice President, Marketing for the Americas. Julie Weems, a marketing veteran in the auto finance industry, joins White Clarke Group as part of their continued... Read Story
January 19, 2017, 07:00 AM

The re-emergence of regional banks looking to expand services to existing manufactures and retailers is continuing to spur growth in the U.S. Floorplan Finance market. This is providing opportunities for many traditional retail lenders looking to... Read Story
December 08, 2016, 06:57 AM

According to the latest global asset and auto finance survey published twice yearly by White Clarke Group, so far in 2016 the auto and asset finance industry has coped well with uncertainty. While forecasts have been trimmed during the year, they... Read Story
November 23, 2016, 06:37 AM

When the U.S. Federal Reserve took a deep breath and raised its key interest rate, which had been sitting for so long at near-zero, it was hailed as a sign that the economy had finally shaken off the shackles of the Great Recession, and the confident... Read Story
November 07, 2016, 05:00 PM

White Clarke Group has announced that it has been chosen as preferred supplier by Toyota Financial Services (UK) PLC to implement CALMS Digital Processing Solution including e-signature and e-identity.  From e-signatures to electronic identity... Read Story
October 20, 2016, 07:00 AM

Five Arrows Principal Investments, the corporate private equity business of Rothschild & Co, has made a significant equity investment in White Clarke Group, a fast-growing, global provider of specialist technology and software solutions to the... Read Story
October 04, 2016, 06:41 AM

White Clarke Group announced the appointment of Allan Fried to their North American Consultancy division as Senior Consultant. He joined the business in August 2016.Fried is a finance technology heavyweight, well-known in the loan origination... Read Story
September 29, 2016, 07:03 AM

Ask the man on the street what blockchain is, and they might tell you about Bitcoin, currently its most well-known and perhaps infamous application. Bitcoin is an electronic payment system which has risen to fame in recent months due to its... Read Story
August 05, 2016, 07:11 AM

For a third year in a row White Clarke Group was able to secure themselves the popular title of Best Automotive Finance & Leasing Software Provider awarded by the Leasing Committee of China Chamber of International Commerce during this year’s China... Read Story
June 20, 2016, 06:45 AM

Jeff Andrews has been appointed Business Development Director for White Clarke Group from May 2016. He will be focusing on managing and building the company’s expanding operations in the Asia Pacific region.“This is a great time for Jeff to join the... Read Story
June 01, 2016, 06:30 AM

The report has become the definitive analysis of country trading environments and world trends in auto and asset leasing and White Clarke Group is proud that this is the 10th year that the report has been featured as the keynote commentary of the... Read Story
March 03, 2016, 07:10 AM

White Clarke Group’s inaugural Auto Captives Summit was held on November 11th, 2015 at Hilton Canary Wharf, and was attended by senior executives of the world’s largest auto finance captives who gathered to understand more about how they can navigate... Read Story
November 25, 2015, 07:03 AM

Leone Foxwell, National Manager, Inventory Finance, Yamaha Motor Finance Canada, explained that Yamaha Motor Finance Canada had previously outsourced its inventory finance program to GE Capital, but had decided to bring the process in-house... Read Story
June 29, 2015, 06:00 AM

The global leasing industry started 2015 with positive expectations that remain undaunted, despite political and fiscal tensions casting long shadows. These are among the findings of the new Asset Finance International White Clarke Group Global Asset... Read Story
May 26, 2015, 07:10 AM

The leasing industry started 2015 with positive expectations. In the US, lenders reported confidence levels not seen for four years, with demand for leasing in the transportation and construction industries on the increase as the economy rebuilds.... Read Story
May 13, 2015, 07:00 AM

White Clarke Group released the White Clarke Group Global Leasing Report 2015. Ed White, President & CEO White Clarke Group, author of the report summarizes the tenor of the latest edition:"The year 2013, the latest year for which reliable global... Read Story
March 05, 2015, 07:02 AM

In a release from White Clarke Group, CEO – Americas Jonathan Dodds said over much of last year, the U.S. showed the rest of the world the way in terms of economic growth, and the momentum in the economy is being reflected in the performance of the... Read Story
February 19, 2015, 07:15 AM

Ed White, Group Chairman, White Clarke Group said in a press release that since the last Global Asset and Auto Finance Survey, the global economy looked to be entering a period of sustained growth and expansion – indicating good news for the... Read Story
December 10, 2014, 07:00 AM

A recent article by White Clarke Group's Brendan Gleeson "Pent-Up Demand Waiting to be Unleashed in U.S. Leasing Market" outlines how the U.S. may at last be pulling out of recession, but there are still headwinds, not least of which emanate from... Read Story
October 16, 2014, 06:00 AM

Delegates from White Clarke Group’s China and Australian offices were presented with a prestigious award during the China Leasing Summit in Beijing.White Clarke Group was awarded the title ‘The Best Automotive Finance and Leasing Software Provider’... Read Story
June 30, 2014, 06:00 AM

Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. announced that it has contracted with White Clarke Group to implement its CALMS2 Compass Wholesale Management System. The new system will be fully operational when Yamaha Motor Finance Canada Ltd. launches its new... Read Story
June 25, 2014, 06:00 AM

Implemented in less than seven months, CALMS has automated application submissions and decisioning one hundred percent for Exeter’s recently-launched Strategic Originations Channel. The new system gives Exeter a competitive advantage in recruiting... Read Story
June 17, 2014, 06:15 AM

It is with great sadness that White Clarke Group announces the death of Dara Clarke on Sunday 25 May 2014 after being struck by lightning last Thursday, 22 May whilst hosting a charity golf match in Watford, UK.Bringing with him a larger-than-life... Read Story
June 02, 2014, 07:00 AM

According to White Clarke Group, the outlook for the asset and auto finance industry worldwide has brightened since the first Global Asset and Auto Finance Survey in 2013, when key players in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South America... Read Story
May 27, 2014, 06:40 AM

Leading supplier in automotive and asset finance technology, White Clarke Group announced a strategic alliance with NADA Used Car Guide to provide integrated, automated vehicle valuations within its online credit application system, CALMS2.   “A... Read Story
May 21, 2014, 06:15 AM

Just last month when we released the Global Asset and Auto Finance Survey for the fourth quarter of 2013 the outlook for the global markets was becomingly increasingly positive – with emerging markets continuing to perform, and markets like the US... Read Story
February 11, 2014, 06:00 AM

Delegates from White Clarke Group’s (WCG) UK and Australian offices have been presented with a prestigious award during the China Leasing Summit in Beijing. WCG has been awarded the title Most Popular Automotive Finance and Leasing Solution Provider... Read Story
June 24, 2013, 12:00 PM

White Clarke Group announced that Exeter Finance Corp. selected White Clarke Group’s CALMS2  software solution.  Scheduled for phase one launch this summer, the new originations platform is the next step in Exeter’s plans for providing a premier... Read Story
June 06, 2013, 06:30 AM

White Clarke Group announced full implementation in the UK and China of CALMS2. The company’s flagship technology platform supports the complete lifecycle of automotive finance and loan origination from point-of-sales through credit approval... Read Story
February 27, 2013, 07:00 AM

Volkswagen Financial Services (VWFS) is the captive finance company for the Volkswagen Group automotive brands in the UK. These include Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, SEAT, ŠKODA, Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini and Porsche. In addition, the... Read Story
February 14, 2013, 11:00 AM

The White Clarke Global Leasing Report 2013 has been tracking the worldwide market for leasing products for more than 30 years and has become the leading analysis of country trading environments and world trends in auto and asset finance.According to... Read Story
February 05, 2013, 07:23 AM

White Clarke Group, market leaders in software solutions and business consultancy to the automotive and asset finance sector for retail, fleet and wholesale announced the opening of their new office in Beijing. The announcement is timed to coincide... Read Story
January 29, 2013, 06:50 AM

White Clarke Group, international consultancy and business solutions provider to the asset and automotive finance industry, has just published the definitive analysis of the current state of play for the U.S. Asset and Auto Finance industry. After... Read Story
October 23, 2012, 06:51 AM