Jan 11, 2021: Asset Finance International, alongside his friends and colleagues in the auto finance industry, was much saddened to learn of the death of Peter Landers, director of strategic partnerships at MotoNovo Finance. Following the challenge of ill health...
 
Jan 11, 2021: COVID-19 has resulted in a need to accelerate the transformation of many asset finance company systems environments. Systems providers have been extremely active innovating and bringing new functionality and new solutions to market in recent years...
 
Dec 30, 2020: Tor Bowen has won the “most entertaining question” challenge set by International Asset Finance Network (IAFN) in its Christmas Debate held on 17 December 2020. Bowen, senior consultant and UK lead at Invigors EMEA, was a delegate at the private o...
 
Dec 09, 2020: As a result of the pandemic, many people have become classed as vulnerable customers from a lending perspective. This has pushed the vulnerability guidelines and legislation set by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to the forefront of lender’s ...
 
Nov 25, 2020: John Deane (pictured above), chief executive officer, chairman and co-founder of The Alta Group, has announced he will be leaving the consultancy firm after 27 years leading the company. Deane is set to retire from daily management of the Group at...
 
Oct 28, 2020: Asset Finance International, like the entire asset finance industry, was shocked to hear of the sudden death of Gavin Wraith-Carter, managing director of Hitachi Capital Business Finance (HCBF), on 24 September. The immense quantity of condolences...
 
Sep 10, 2020: "The pandemic has posed many challenges to equipment and auto finance providers, as customer needs have drastically changed." The coronavirus pandemic has continued to pose challenges to operators in the global auto and equipment finance indus...
 
Aug 18, 2020: Suppliers are now providing whatever it takes to deliver a customer's desired outcome, not just an asset and services to make it go, as the industry adopts servitised business models, according to Lee Thompson, DLL Group’s head of pay-per-use solut...
 
Jul 14, 2020: In the US the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation has revealed in its June 2020 COVID-19 Impact Survey that some 81% of respondents had not to date furloughed or laid off staff. Furthermore, some 97% of respondents had not cut staff hours as a...
 
Jul 09, 2020: Stephen Sklaroff augments a previous AFI article highlighting the regulatory challenges being faced by asset and auto lenders post-lockdown. David Betteley’s article raises some very good points about the challenges facing the industry during...