Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

Survey of Equipment Finance Activity (SEFA)

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View highlights from 10 years of industry benchmark data in our powerful online platform. Includes key findings from the executive summary of the SEFA from 2006-2016.

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Complete the 2018 SEFA and get your free report!

All ELFA regular members are encouraged to complete the 2018 SEFA Questionnaire by March 30, 2018. Respondents will receive a free copy of the results as well as an Individual Company Data Sheet comparing respondents' data. This benefit is available to ELFA members only. This year once again, the streamlined questionnaire is customized for small organizations, so it's quick and easy to complete. Questions? Contact Bill Choi at

2017 SEFA Report and Small-Ticket Breakout

This 300-page report offers comprehensive performance metrics for 115 equipment leasing and finance companies -- by volume size, organization type, market segment and business model. Includes productivity measures, residual experience, balance sheet data, financial ratios, profitability data and more.

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.


Three Options to Order

Both Reports

Purchase both reports combined ($795 Member/$1,495 Nonmember)

Regular SEFA Only
Small Ticket SEFA Only

Highlights From the 2017 SEFA

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Members Enjoy Special Benefits

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, including how you can participate, please contact Bill Choi at


For more information about the SEFA, please contact Bill Choi at