Back on track

Portugal’s slow progress towards throwing off the unwanted title of being one of the weakest eurozone economies following the global financial crisis is helping the …

US focus on UK equipment finance

Roy Royer, Somerset Equipment Finance’s head of business development in the UK, talks to Brian Cantwell about the move of funding capital towards the UK, the effects of Brexit and the uncertainty surr…

Defining the relationship

Arrangements between lessors and vendors to provide point-of-sale finance for products are nothing new, but as customer needs change, lessors must balance revenue priorities with customer demands, and…

Balkan optimism

Ongoing political instability has failed to dampen the optimism of lease industry participants in Bulgaria buoyed by a steady increase in new business over the last three years, writes Paul Golden.…

Broker focus, market share

Nathan Mollett, head of asset finance distribution at Metro Bank, talks to Brian Cantwell about Metro Bank’s new online platform, its recruitment, and its broker and asset finance strategies…

Three strikes: still afloat

The Balkan state of Croatia has had a tough 2016, with political upheaval and slow growth in its national economy, but is forecast a stronger 2017 thanks in part to its leasing industry. Brian Cantwel…

Technology leasing updates and upgrades

Technology is ever-changing, and as businesses struggle to keep up, asset finance has become a viable solution, with many firms turning to leasing to meet their needs. Saad Ahmed speaks to BNP Paribas…

How Total Asset turned to total fraud

Following the conclusion of legal proceedings, Leasing Life editor Brian Cantwell examines the major fraud that spanned a decade, and a subsequent trial that took years to come to court. What damage d…

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