Jan 19, 2018: Hitachi Business Finance has reported a record year in 2017, providing $139 million in working capital financing to companies of all sizes across the US. The largest area of growth during the year came from the company’s asset-based lines of ...

 

Jan 19, 2018: US Bancorp, the parent company of the country’s fifth-largest commercial bank, US Bank, has named its president and CEO Andy Cecere as chairman of the board of directors. Richard Davis, executive chairman, will retire from the board in April to be...

 

Jan 09, 2018: US president Donald Trump’s ground-breaking tax reforms have released a wave of one-off bonus payments to employees and hourly wage rises since the legislation was signed off last year. Payments include substantial contributions to leasing company...

 

Jan 09, 2018: Leasing start-up Encina Equipment Finance (EEF) has signed an agreement with executive consultant Lou Vigliotti to help expand the company’s capital markets origination and execution capabilities. Vigliotti was a founding member of GE Capital’s eq...

 

Jan 09, 2018: The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued a proposed accounting standards update (ASU) containing a number of targeted improvements intended to reduce costs and ease implementation of the new leases standard. Introduced in 20...

 

Dec 22, 2017: Investment in equipment and software is projected to expand 9.1% next year, almost double the rate in 2017, according to analysis from the US Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The Foundation’s 2018 US economic outlook report estimates an...

 

Dec 22, 2017: The global healthcare equipment leasing market is predicted to rise by 7% a year over the period 2017-2021, according to the latest market research report from Technavio. The diagnostic imaging equipment leasing segment accounts for the largest sh...

 

Dec 22, 2017: GA Telesis (GAT) a global aviation leasing specialist, has announced the launch of its leveraged finance group (LFG) to provide secured aircraft financing for lessors, investors, and airlines. GAT has appointed David Lloyd and Nolan Heske as manag...

 

Dec 22, 2017: Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL) has opened an MUL Railcars (MULR) office in Portland, Oregon, to serve as the base of operations for the company's railcar leasing business in the US. MUL has steadily expanded its railcar b...

 

Dec 22, 2017:   As the year-end approaches, 70% of US small business owners plan to use a special tax break to deduct the cost of eligible business equipment that was purchased or leased in 2017. In addition, 60% are planning to invest in new or upgraded eq...