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ELFA to Present Webinar on Monthly Leasing and Finance Index 2021 Year-End Results

Posted 01/12/2022
WHAT: The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association is hosting a free webinar, “2021 MLFI Survey Summary: Leveraging Data to Improve Performance.” This special event will present 2021 year-end findings of its Monthly Leasing and Finance Index (MLFI-25), which reports economic activity from 25 member companies representing a cross section of the equipment finance sector. The MLFI-25 is the only close to real-time index that reflects the volume of commercial equipment (capex) financed in the U.S.

WHEN: Wed., January 26 at 1 p.m. EST

HIGHLIGHTS:  The webinar is designed to help equipment finance leaders use the data in the MLFI-25 to benefit their organizations. Topics will include:

  • 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

As you prepare for the year ahead, don’t miss this opportunity to hear a recap of key equipment finance data from 2021 and discuss five critical areas to monitor in 2022.  

WHO:  The webinar will be moderated by ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta and presented by Richard Barry, President, Merchants Bank Equipment Finance; and Bill Choi, ELFA Vice President for Research and Industry Services.

WHERE:  To register for the webinar, visit https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6742519082646235659.

This event is presented as part of the Knowledge Hub, ELFA’s new, one-stop online resource that provides easy access to ELFA’s wide range of industry research and information. The ELFA Wednesday Webinar series is designed to provide critical information to equipment finance professionals on essential hot topics.


The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) is the trade association that represents companies in the nearly $1 trillion equipment finance sector, which includes financial services companies and manufacturers engaged in financing capital goods. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation in the U.S. and abroad. Its 580 members include independent and captive leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. ELFA has been equipping business for success for more than 60 years. For more information, please visit www.elfaonline.org.

Amy Vogt

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