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MLFI-25: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index

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ELFA's Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25) reports economic activity from 25 companies representing a cross section of the equipment finance sector. Data include New Business Volume, Aging of Receivables, Average Losses, Credit Approval Ratios and Total Number of Employees. Learn more

Latest MLFI

This webinar from Jan. 26, 2022, presented 2021 year-end findings from the MLFI.  Topics included:
  • Key findings: new business volume, aging of receivables, average losses, credit approval ratios and change in total number of employees
  • Tips for using the data effectively
  • First-hand experience utilizing the data
  • Q&A

MLFI Archive

The MLFI-25 is the only index that reflects capex, or the volume of commercial equipment financed in the United States.

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Financial Institutions M​LFI

This special cut of the Monthly Leasing and Finance Index reports on equipment finance for financial institutions. ​The same key metrics (NBV, aging of receivables, charge-offs, credit approvals and employment) for the financial institutions segment ​are available each month.

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​Small Ticket MLFI

This special cut of the Monthly Leasing and Finance Index reports on equipment finance for the small ticket market. The same key metrics (NBV, aging of receivables, charge-offs, credit approvals and employment) for the small-ticket segment are available each month.

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Learn more about the MLFI, including the release dates, methodology and participants.

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