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Survey of Equipment Finance Activity

2015 Survey of Equipment Finance Activity

The Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA) is the most important source of statistical information available on the equipment finance industry.

The 2015 SEFA report provides access to comprehensive performance metrics for 100 equipment leasing and finance companies -- by volume size, organization type, market segment and business model. You’ll uncover productivity measures, residual experience, balance sheet data, financial ratios, profitability data and more.

New: The 2015 SEFA includes an expanded executive summary to walk users through the key findings. Plus, enhanced coverage of equipment market segments and insight into the use of electronic documents.

The Small-Ticket SEFA is a companion report to the SEFA that focuses on respondents’ small-ticket portfolios, including both micro-ticket (up to $25,000) and small-ticket ($25,000 to $250,000) transactions.

3 Options to Order:

Read a summary of the 2015 SEFA findings.

ELFA member respondents receive a complimentary copy of both reports, as well as confidential Individual Company Data Sheets, which show the individual company’s statistics ranked against a peer group. Non-respondents may purchase the survey report. For more information about the SEFA, please contact Bill Choi at BChoi@elfaonline.org.


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Watch an animated video of the key findings:


ELFA President and CEO Woody Sutton shares highlights from the 2015 SEFA:


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2014 Equipment Leasing & Finance Compensation Survey

2014 Equipment Leasing & Finance Compensation Survey

The 2014 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey measures compensation rates for the 2013 fiscal year as reported by 60 equipment finance companies representing a cross section of the equipment finance sector, including independent, bank and captive leasing and finance companies. Firms provide data for more than 90 executive, front-office and support positions, including a breakdown of salary (for 2013 and 2014), incentives (including cash bonuses and commissions), long-term awards and total compensation by company type. The survey is a collaborative initiative between ELFA and McLagan, a performance/reward consulting and benchmarking firm for the financial services industry.

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Business Technology Performance Index

Business Technology Performance Index

The Business Technology Performance Index examines the current state of technology in the equipment finance industry. It provides insight into the technology trends and forward-looking initiatives that equipment finance companies have begun, are anticipating, or have recently completed in efforts to drive their firms into new markets and opportunities. The report, conducted for ELFA by Capgemini's Banking and Diversified Financials practice, is based on industry research and a survey of industry members.


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State of the Industry

Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation

Conducted by the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation, this study is the premier overview of the industry's health and welfare, this annual report digests results from Equipment Leasing and Finance Association's (ELFA) Annual Survey Of Industry Activity to present a competitive analysis of the industry's market segments.

Please Note: this links to the Lease Foundation Library. Please use your back button to return to ELFA Online.

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Industry Future Council Reports

Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation

The Industry Future Council (IFC) is a volunteer body of leasing executives who gather annually under the auspices of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation for the purpose of analyzing the critical internal and external factors that impact the leasing and finance business. The IFC issues a report at the conclusion of its deliberations.

Please Note: this links to the Lease Foundation site. Please use your back button to return to ELFA Online.

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Economic Outlook

Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation produces the Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook report in partnership with Keybridge Research. The annual economic forecast provides a three-to-six-month outlook for industry investment with data, including a summary of investment trends in key equipment markets, credit market conditions, the U.S. macroeconomic outlook and key economic indicators. The report is updated quarterly.

Please Note: this links to the Lease Foundation site. Please use your back button to return to ELFA Online.

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