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Aqiok, a managed B2B platform for prestige cosmetics distribution in key global markets, and Anglo-Canadian asset-based lender DND Finance, announced a multi-year agreement to develop a new app to provide well-needed lease financing to cosmetics... Read Story
August 08, 2019, 07:21 AM


Ritchie Bros.' cloud-based SaaS solution RB Asset Solutions, brings together a suite of tools and services to help customers better manage, analyze and sell their assets. Komatsu Europe is the latest OEM dealer network to sign up for the service... Read Story
May 29, 2019, 07:10 AM


CIT Group Inc. announced it has completed the sale of NACCO, its European rail leasing business, for net proceeds of $1.1 billion based on current exchange rates. The sale was completed in two separate transactions and included approximately $1.2... Read Story
October 05, 2018, 07:20 AM


The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 100 million loan to DLL. Under the agreement, DLL will provide a further EUR 100 million, meaning that a total of EUR 200 million will ultimately be made available to Spain's SMEs and mid-caps. The... Read Story
February 01, 2018, 07:03 AM


DLL received the Digital Innovation award from Leasing Life, one of the top leasing industry journals in Europe, during the Leasing Life Conference at the Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam. For its 13th edition, the Leasing Life Conference and Awards... Read Story
December 05, 2017, 07:05 AM


Erste Group Bank AG (Erste Group) and DLL (De Lage Landen International B.V.) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a strategic alliance with respect to their vendor financing and leasing activities in Central and... Read Story
November 20, 2017, 07:18 AM


Alfa, provider of asset finance software platform Alfa Systems, has been included in the FTSE 250 Index.The FTSE 250 is a capitalization-weighted index consisting of the 101st to the 350th largest companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, the... Read Story
September 01, 2017, 07:12 AM


CIT Group announced that it reached a definitive agreement to sell NACCO, the European rail leasing business, to German-based VTG Aktiengesellschaft (VTG) for a purchase price of EUR 780 million, or $890 million USD based on current exchange rates... Read Story
July 05, 2017, 07:15 AM


ZRG Partners, a fast growing global leader in Executive Search and Talent Management, has expanded with the opening of a new office in London. Steve Banks will lead the office as Managing Director and UK Country Head, bringing a strong background to... Read Story
May 18, 2017, 07:00 AM


IronPlanet® announced APSV, the long-established U.K. supplier of ex-MOD and ex-PLC construction equipment, plant and trucks, as its first European customer on the new Marketplace Direct platform. Marketplace Direct features advanced, self-listing... Read Story
May 10, 2017, 07:00 AM


Asset Finance consulting and services partnership Invigors EMEA LLP, the European arm of The Alta Group, announced that Kieran O’Brien, formerly Operations Director at Cisco Capital EMEAR, has joined the firm as an Associate, based out of Dublin... Read Story
December 02, 2016, 06:54 AM


DLL, a Rabobank subsidiary and global provider of asset-based financial solutions, confirmed the sale of its mobility solutions entity Athlon Car Lease International B.V. including all its subsidiaries to Daimler Financial Services, a division of... Read Story
December 02, 2016, 06:40 AM


DLL, a Rabobank subsidiary and global provider of asset-based financial solutions, has reached an agreement to sell its mobility solutions entity Athlon Car Lease International B.V. including all its subsidiaries to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services... Read Story
July 01, 2016, 07:19 AM


Andrew Denton, Chief Executive of the Leasing Foundation and Chief Operating Officer at CHP Consulting, has won the Auto Finance Personality of the Year accolade at the International Auto Finance Network awards ceremony held last week in London.As co... Read Story
May 17, 2016, 07:14 AM


Clients of CHP Consulting dominate some important new research on the UK's top 50 asset finance providers.Asset Finance 50 is a new ranking survey of UK business equipment and fleet lessors, based on data from their latest audited company accounts.... Read Story
March 10, 2016, 06:54 AM


EuroSite Power™ Inc., an On-Site Utility solutions provider, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to healthcare, hospitality, housing and leisure centres in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe announced the previously... Read Story
March 08, 2016, 07:00 AM


Sopra Steria, a European leader in digital transformation, announced plans for a tie-up with Cassiopae, a leading developer of specialised finance and real estate management software.Sopra Steria plans to acquire, through its subsidiary Sopra Banking... Read Story
February 29, 2016, 06:54 AM


Accuray Europe and GE Capital Healthcare Equipment Finance announced they have signed a collaboration agreement to develop sustainable financing options that will increase market access to the CyberKnife® and TomoTherapy® Systems. These innovative... Read Story
February 25, 2016, 07:17 AM


Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated announced that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV ("Mascus"), a leading global online equipment listing service. The acquisition expands the breadth of equipment disposition and management solutions... Read Story
February 19, 2016, 07:08 AM


GE announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the potential sale of its Equipment Finance and Receivable Finance businesses in France and Germany to Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel (BFCM), representing ending net... Read Story
December 03, 2015, 07:10 AM


DLL celebrates with its partner, the European trailer manufacturer, Schmitz Cargobull AG, the 15th year anniversary of their strong and successful joint venture, Schmitz Cargobull Finance (CBF).Backed by DLL’s financial strength, industry expertise... Read Story
November 25, 2015, 07:03 AM


GE [NYSE:GE] has completed the previously announced sale of its European Sponsor Finance business, representing aggregate ending net investment (ENI) of approximately US$2.1 billion, to Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE). GE has also... Read Story
September 17, 2015, 07:05 AM


Wells Fargo Capital Finance announced that Nick Lawrence has been appointed as managing director for Supply Chain Finance (SCF) as it finalizes the build out of its European platform to support all three international products, Channel Finance... Read Story
August 18, 2015, 07:04 AM


LeasePlan Corporation N.V. announced that it has been informed by its current 100% shareholder Global Mobility Holding B.V. (a joint venture of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and Fleet Investments B.V.) that it has reached an agreement with a... Read Story
July 23, 2015, 07:15 AM


GE announced that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited (SMBCE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has made an agreed offer to acquire GE’s European Sponsor Finance business for approximately US$2.2... Read Story
June 30, 2015, 07:10 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


Leaseurope, the trade association representing the European leasing and automotive rental industries, has released the results of its preliminary survey of the European leasing market for 20141.The survey finds that new leasing business in Europe... Read Story
March 31, 2015, 06:50 AM


DLL (formerly De Lage Landen) received the Product and Service Innovation of the Year Award from Leasing Life, one of the top leasing industry journals in Europe. This award recognizes the company’s pioneering Life Cycle Asset Management (LCAM)... Read Story
December 03, 2014, 07:03 AM


CSI Leasing, Inc. (“CSI”) has gone live in the UK with LeaseWave from Odessa Technologies, Inc. (“Odessa”). A global expert in technology assets, CSI establishes long term relationships with end users and vendors through 24 subsidiaries located in 36... Read Story
August 13, 2014, 06:00 AM


CHP Consulting has achieved 73rd position in The Sunday Times' 2014 International Track 200, which tracks outstanding international growth in Britain's mid-market private companies.According to the press release, CHP has become a key exporter of IT... Read Story
July 21, 2014, 06:00 AM


Leaseurope, the trade association representing the European leasing and automotive rental industries, released the results of its European Annual and Ranking Surveys for 2013.The final figures of the 2013 Annual Statistical Survey broadly confirm the... Read Story
July 02, 2014, 05:05 AM


ABN AMRO Lease has opened operations in the United Kingdom, as part of an expansion of its international leasing capabilities in North-West Europe.ABN AMRO Lease N.V., UK Branch will have its head office in London and focus initially on servicing mid... Read Story
June 23, 2014, 07:03 AM


CIT Group today announced the acquisition of Paris-based Nacco SAS (Nacco), one of the largest independent full service railcar lessors in Europe. Nacco owns more than 9,500 railcars and services over 150 customers in 16 countries. Dan DiStefano... Read Story
February 03, 2014, 06:45 AM


Data Sales Co., of Minneapolis, MN, an IT Equipment Leasing company with a 40 year history announced that it is expanding into Europe with the opening of Data Sales Co. of the Netherlands, B.V. Data Sales is responding to the rapid growth of... Read Story
December 19, 2013, 06:50 AM


For the second consecutive year Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) received the “SME Champion of the Year” award at the Leasing Life Awards ceremony on December 6th in Berlin, Germany.A jury, composed of specialists and professionals... Read Story
December 16, 2013, 06:30 AM


De Lage Landen (DLL) has been named European Lessor of the Year at this year’s Leasing Life Conference and Awards in Berlin. DLL was acknowledged for its consistent growth in new business volume, backed up by Leaseurope’s annual ranking which reports... Read Story
December 12, 2013, 07:00 AM


The Leasing Foundation Future Leaders -  a group of 9 exceptional people who have been nominated by Governors and Fellows as the brightest new talent in the industry - are starting their development program with the first meetings hosted by CHP... Read Story
November 01, 2013, 06:29 AM


Over 120 Fellows, Governors and invited guests attended the Leasing Foundation First Annual Conference hosted by the Royal Bank of Scotland in London on 30 September 2013.Chris Sullivan, the Foundation's Patron and 2013 conference chair, opened the... Read Story
October 07, 2013, 06:20 AM


National business law firm DWF has agreed to collaborate with the Leasing Foundation on the development of a Diversity Scorecard for the leasing and asset finance industry.Part of the Foundation’s approach to encouraging, supporting and learning from... Read Story
September 06, 2013, 06:49 AM


Communications and PR expert, leadership coach and speaker David Thompson will close the Leasing Foundation Annual Conference on 30 September with a segment on ‘establishing credibility’. David will talk about the challenges that industries and... Read Story
September 05, 2013, 06:18 AM


John Hooper (Executive Director UK, National Australia Bank Europe Ltd), Tarun Mistry (Partner, Grant Thornton LLP UK) and Ashley Sylvester (Operations Director, Motability Operations Group plc), together with Rev Dr K. Bill Dost (Managing Director... Read Story
August 09, 2013, 06:00 AM


CSI Lifecycle Europe, a subsidiary of CSI Leasing, Inc. (CSI), has opened a returns facility in Bratislava, Slovakia. The facility will provide a range of services including handling of lease returns, data wiping and data destruction. In addition to... Read Story
August 05, 2013, 06:58 AM


The Leasing Foundation has appointed Andrew Denton (CHP Consulting) as its first CEO and Mary McNamara (Close Brothers) as Chair of Governors. Professor Peter Thomas will become the Foundation's COO. Andrew Denton says: "These appointments are... Read Story
July 03, 2013, 06:59 AM


The Leasing Foundation announced that Dr. Tim Gibson, currently Head of Learning Services, MoJ Shared Services at the HM Government Ministry of Justice will act as advisor on e-learning to the Leasing Foundation.Tim has worked in learning and... Read Story
June 25, 2013, 06:30 AM


HNA Group Company Limited (HNA) of China, a leading diversified services and integrated operations company announced they have agreed to acquire GE Capital's TIP Trailer Services, a European market leading provider of transport equipment leasing... Read Story
June 24, 2013, 07:10 AM


The Leasing Foundation has launched a consultation process to understand the needs of the leasing and asset finance industry in terms of education. The purpose of the consultation is to start a discussion about education and development in the... Read Story
June 10, 2013, 11:00 AM


CHP Consulting has announced that Nordea Finance, Northern Europe’s largest finance company group, has approved a four-year, multi-phased project to implement ALFA Systems for its Nordic companies.As the new package solution, ALFA will replace... Read Story
May 30, 2013, 06:04 AM


Mary McNamara, CEO of Close Brothers' commercial division, will lead the Leasing Foundation's Women in leasing Initiative, intended to attract a more diverse range of talent to the leasing and asset finance industry and to support women in the... Read Story
April 19, 2013, 06:00 AM


The Leasing Foundation has announced the date for its first Annual Conference which will be held on 30 September 2013.The conference will be hosted by RBS at their offices in Bishopsgate, London and will be opened by Chris Sullivan, Chief Executive... Read Story
March 12, 2013, 07:09 AM


Avolon, the international aircraft leasing business, announced its intention to partner with Wells Fargo & Company (“Wells Fargo”), to form a new joint-venture aircraft leasing business called Avolon Capital Partners Limited ("ACP" or the "Business")... Read Story
January 17, 2013, 07:00 AM


Societe Generale Equipment Finance (SGEF) received the “European Lessor of the Year” and “SME Champion of the Year” awards at the Leasing Life Awards ceremony on 29th November in Barcelona, Spain.A panel of judges, specialists and professionals... Read Story
December 07, 2012, 07:52 AM


De Lage Landen has been awarded the highly esteemed award of ‘Vendor Finance Provider of the year’ 2012 by Leasing Life, the top leasing industry journal in Europe. The most prestigious prize within the Vendor Finance Industry, this award is given to... Read Story
November 30, 2012, 07:38 AM


Reuters reports Britain's top financial watchdog delivered a 10-point plan to fix LIBOR but stopped short of scrapping the benchmark interest rate in a much-awaited reform of a system plagued by scandal."The system is broken and needs a complete... Read Story
September 28, 2012, 07:33 AM


Bloomberg reported the European Central Bank (ECB) is pushing global banking regulators to relax a draft liquidity rule so that lenders can use some asset-backed securities and loans to businesses in a buffer they must hold against a possible credit... Read Story
August 28, 2012, 06:54 AM


Moody's Investors Service has revised to negative from stable the outlooks on the Aaa sovereign ratings of Germany, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. In addition, Moody's has also affirmed Finland's Aaa rating and stable outlook.All four sovereigns are... Read Story
July 24, 2012, 06:16 AM


The Leasing Foundation has been established to support the development of the leasing and asset finance industry. The Foundation, an initiative of CHP Consulting's Chief Operating Officer Andrew Denton, and IAA Advisory's Chairman Derek Soper, will... Read Story
July 12, 2012, 07:00 AM


The Wall Street Journal/MarketWatch reported GE Capital, intends to grow its German leasing business substantially and has a four-year plan to at least double total assets in that segment, citing Joachim Secker, the chief executive of GE Capital... Read Story
June 18, 2012, 07:50 AM


Reuters reported GE Capital expects Europe's financial troubles to take a toll on its profitability but regards the risk as "manageable," the unit's head, Michael Neal, told an investor conference on Thursday.The report quotes Neal saying, "If trends... Read Story
June 01, 2012, 06:30 AM


Key Equipment Finance, one of the nation’s largest bank-held equipment finance companies and an affiliate of KeyCorp announced that President Adam D. Warner, who is also vice chairman for the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) board of... Read Story
May 22, 2012, 07:30 AM


Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand during 2H’12 will see increasing contributions from emerging markets in North America and Asia Pacific, with 60% of PV demand coming from these non-European regions according to new research featured in the NPD... Read Story
May 15, 2012, 07:15 AM


Canadian chief financial officers of middle-market companies are positive about the current state of their own industry as well as the domestic economy, according to the first Canadian Mid-Market CFO Survey by GE Capital, Canada. Moreover, 40% of... Read Story
May 08, 2012, 07:30 AM


ZRG Partners, the global leader in executive search and talent management for the equipment leasing and asset finance area has announced a major expansion of the team in Europe. Joining the ZRG team in Europe, Adam El Din, based on the Geneva... Read Story
May 01, 2012, 01:30 PM


U.S. chief financial officers (CFOs) of middle-market companies have grown more positive about the state of their industries and businesses as well as the state of the domestic economy over the last six months, according to the latest middle-market... Read Story
April 16, 2012, 07:30 AM


Bloomberg New Energy Finance reported that global investment in clean energy dropped to its lowest in three years as the U.S. and European nations cut support for wind and solar projects. According to the report, spending on new wind farms, solar... Read Story
April 16, 2012, 07:00 AM


De Lage Landen, a global provider of high-quality asset-based financing products to manufacturers and distributors of capital goods and end users, announces an agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries Europe, a widely recognized leader in the European... Read Story
April 11, 2012, 07:00 AM