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Market Trends

Equipment Market Analysis

Check out fact sheets for the major equipment sectors in the Equipment Finance industry.

Industry Size

2018 Industry Size Chart
Wondering about the size of the equipment finance industry? Check out a chart showing the size of the equipment finance marketplace in the United States, from the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.

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Business Technology Performance Index

BTPI 2019 Cover
The 2018/2019 Business Technology Performance Index from ELFA and Capgemini reveals the current state of technology in the equipment finance domain and how it may help to shape and change the industry.

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Small & Medium Enterprise Compensation Survey

New! The 2018 Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Compensation Survey Report covers leasing activities for bank, captive and independent leasing companies with annual volume (new origination) under $250 million. The survey covers 19 specialized revenue and support positions within the leasing industry along with information on benefits and bonus/commission practices. The report was conducted by Vault Consulting, LLC.   Learn more.

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Equipment Leasing & Finance Compensation Survey


New! The 2018 Equipment Leasing and Finance Compensation Survey from ELFA and McLagan measures compensation rates for the 2017 fiscal year as reported by more than 75 equipment finance companies representing a cross section of the equipment finance sector. It includes data for more than 90 executive, front-office and support positions.

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Note: Survey results are available for purchase by firms who commit to participation in the survey. Questions? Contact Bill Choi at or 202.238.3413.

What's Hot, What's Not?

Want to get a gauge on what's happening within various equipment markets? Carl Chrappa of The Alta Group annually compiles and rates secondary market outlooks for selected categories of equipment that are commonly financed by leasing and asset-based lending companies.

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Credit and Collections Trends

Get a snapshot look at the state of credit and collections in the results of two surveys presented at the Credit and Collections Management Conference.

2018 Credit Manager Survey: Covers a variety of topics, including credit metrics; collateral and residual valuations; credit processes; regulation; and the macroeconomic environment.

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2018 Collections Manager Survey: Looks at the latest trends pertaining to aging of receivables, productivity measures, collection activities, technological trends and outsourcing strategies.

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