GE Capital proceeds apace with its divestment as European Sponsor Finance goes for $2.2 billion

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has agreed to acquire GE’s European Sponsor Finance business for approximately US$2.2 billion.

GE Capital proceeds apace with its divestment as European Sponsor Finance goes for $2.2 billion

Jun 30, 2015

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) has agreed to acquire GE’s European Sponsor Finance business for approximately US$2.2 billion.

Arval signs preliminary agreement to buy GE Capital Fleet Services in Europe

BNP Paribas has revealed that its subsidiary Arval has signed a memorandum of understanding with GE Capital to potentially acquire its European fleet management activity.

Arval signs preliminary agreement to buy GE Capital Fleet Services in Europe

Jun 29, 2015

BNP Paribas has revealed that its subsidiary Arval has signed a memorandum of understanding with GE Capital to potentially acquire its European fleet management activity.

Rupert Pontin argues that diesel fuel cannot be easily dismissed

It seems only yesterday that diesel propulsion was hailed as the saviour to the economy and the best way forward to reduce pollution and motoring costs at the same time. Petrol power was destined to slide in popularity and some predicted that diesel power was set to take up to 70% of registrations each year.

Rupert Pontin argues that diesel fuel cannot be easily dismissed

Jun 29, 2015

It seems only yesterday that diesel propulsion was hailed as the saviour to the economy and the best way forward to reduce pollution and motoring costs at the same time. Petrol power was destined to slide in popularity and some predicted that diesel power was set to take up to 70% of registrations each year.

Ian Isaac reveals that UK small businesses’ appetite for asset finance is growing

Lombard has commissioned a survey, Attitudes to Business Investment, which reveals that confidence within SME businesses is heading in a strong upwards direction with two thirds of businesses feeling more secure than 12 months ago. The findings are good news for the leasing industry.

Ian Isaac reveals that UK small businesses’ appetite for asset finance is growing

Jun 29, 2015

Lombard has commissioned a survey, Attitudes to Business Investment, which reveals that confidence within SME businesses is heading in a strong upwards direction with two thirds of businesses feeling more secure than 12 months ago. The findings are good news for the leasing industry.

Arval drives ahead with digital strategy

Full service leasing specialist Arval is pushing ahead with its digital transformation programme, announcing the launch of a new telematics offer, Arval Active Link, which is fully integrated with the company’s growing suite of online applications.

Arval drives ahead with digital strategy

Jun 29, 2015

Full service leasing specialist Arval is pushing ahead with its digital transformation programme, announcing the launch of a new telematics offer, Arval Active Link, which is fully integrated with the company’s growing suite of online applications.

Yamaha Motor Finance Canada reports successful launch with White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass Wholesale Management System

Earlier this year Yamaha Motor Finance Canada went live with White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass Wholesale Management System. Leone Foxwell, National Manager, Inventory Finance, Yamaha Motor Finance Canada, explained that Yamaha Motor Finance Canada had previously outsourced its inventory finance program to GE Capital but had decided to bring the process in-house approximately 18 months prior to launch.

Yamaha Motor Finance Canada reports successful launch with White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass Wholesale Management System

Jun 26, 2015

Earlier this year Yamaha Motor Finance Canada went live with White Clarke Group’s CALMS Compass Wholesale Management System. Leone Foxwell, National Manager, Inventory Finance, Yamaha Motor Finance Canada, explained that Yamaha Motor Finance Canada had previously outsourced its inventory finance program to GE Capital but had decided to bring the process in-house approximately 18 months prior to launch.

Reliability and whole life costs top UK fleet operators’ list of “must haves”

UK company car operators rate reliability, whole life costs and CO2 emissions at the top of the list of factors they consider essential.

Reliability and whole life costs top UK fleet operators’ list of “must haves”

Jun 24, 2015

UK company car operators rate reliability, whole life costs and CO2 emissions at the top of the list of factors they consider essential.

IAFC heads Saudi Arabian Airlines’ largest ever aircraft leasing deal

International Airfinance Corporation (IAFC) has appointed Quantum Investment Bank and Palma Capital, both regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, as exclusive Arrangers for Saudi Arabian Airlines' largest ever aircraft leasing deal.

IAFC heads Saudi Arabian Airlines’ largest ever aircraft leasing deal

Jun 24, 2015

International Airfinance Corporation (IAFC) has appointed Quantum Investment Bank and Palma Capital, both regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, as exclusive Arrangers for Saudi Arabian Airlines' largest ever aircraft leasing deal.

Chevin moves to meet Big Data challenges

As technology advances at breakneck speed the fleet industry is increasingly flooded with an abundance of data.

Chevin moves to meet Big Data challenges

Jun 23, 2015

As technology advances at breakneck speed the fleet industry is increasingly flooded with an abundance of data.

The UK asset finance market marches on

WCG UK briefing June 2015. The latest figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) for April 2015 show the market continued its upward progress with healthy growth of 20% in asset finance new business compared with the same month a year earlier. This follows impressive figures for March, for which growth compared with the same month a year earlier reached 27%, and showed 19% growth in Q1 2015 compared with Q1 2014. New business volume (NBV) in April 2015 totalled an impressive £2.5 billion, and the total for the 12 months showed an increase of 15% on the previous year.

The UK asset finance market marches on

Jun 24, 2015

WCG UK briefing June 2015. The latest figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) for April 2015 show the market continued its upward progress with healthy growth of 20% in asset finance new business compared with the same month a year earlier. This follows impressive figures for March, for which growth compared with the same month a year earlier reached 27%, and showed 19% growth in Q1 2015 compared with Q1 2014. New business volume (NBV) in April 2015 totalled an impressive £2.5 billion, and the total for the 12 months showed an increase of 15% on the previous year.

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Google explains how to make auto finance sexy

INTERNATIONAL AUTO FINANCE CONFERENCE VIDEO PRESENTATION - AVAILABLE NOW

The challenge for the auto finance industry is that the world they are working in, is moving really really fast” said Hugh Dickerson, Head of Automotive at Google, at the International Auto Finance Network Conference in May 2015 in London. “Some companies love this – the disruptors, but well established companies often struggle”. In this video, recorded at the Network Conference, and sponsored by White Clarke Group, Hugh Dickerson urges auto finance companies to take some risks; to get the most out of the data that is available; to turn that data into workable insights; and most important to move faster than they have ever done before.

 
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Johnnie Halliday joins Linedata’s UK operation

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