Mar 21, 2012
In 2012, Latin America’s overall economy is expected to grow, on average, between 3 and 4 percent. All countries of the region, with the sole exception of Venezuela, forecast sustained growth. These expectations are encouraging for the equipment leasing and financing industry. Based on relevant information gathered by The Alta Group Latin American Region, LLC, equipment leasing and financing in Latin America appears to be catching up from a relative decline in 2010. The year 2012, like 2011, should be . . . read more
Dec 16, 2011
In 2011, the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) had a very successful celebration of our 50th anniversary, which culminated in a wonderful Annual Convention in San Antonio. In 2012, our members are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead, but they are also mindful of the numerous challenges we still face.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation (ELFF) reports that we finished 2010 with the industry sized at approximately $559 billion and projects that the industry grew to $628 billion . . . read more
Nov 17, 2011
It was clear in San Antonio at the ELFA’s 50th Annual Convention last month that lessors and service providers that survived the past few years of economic turmoil are poised and determined to prosper in the near future. The mood was surprisingly upbeat among the nearly 1,000 convention attendees this year, despite the economy’s sluggish recovery.
While attendees could not ignore the overseas debt crisis, and such lingering issues from the recession as high unemployment, most executives appeared to have adopted . . . read more