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06 Mar, 2017, 08:00 ET LendIT USA Presentation March 7 to Cover Key Trends In Equipment Leasing and Finance for Fintech

Patricia M. Voorhees, a director with The Alta Group, is presenting at this year's LendIT USA 3:10 p.m. March 7 at the Javits Center in New York...


19 Jul, 2016, 11:00 ET Roundtable Today at Stanford Graduate School of Business Will Explore How Fintech Is Disrupting Asset-Based Finance

A roundtable today at the Stanford Graduate School of Business will examine how financial technology (Fintech) is disrupting traditional business...


04 Apr, 2016, 09:35 ET Webinar April 12 will Explore Equipment Leasing Challenges, Opportunities for Community Banks

 Increasing competition and regulatory pressures are...


16 Feb, 2016, 10:08 ET James R. Jackson, Jr., Joins Alta M&A Advisory Practice

 The Alta Group has expanded its merger and acquisition (M&A) advisory services to the equipment leasing and asset finance industry with...


15 Jan, 2015, 10:30 ET The Alta Group Joins Independent Community Bankers of America As Community Banks Expand into Equipment Leasing and Finance

 The Alta Group has joined the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the nation's voice for more than 6,500 community banks, to...


22 Oct, 2014, 15:00 ET The Alta Group Initiates the Sale of National Machine Tool Financial Corporation

 The Alta Group, a global consultancy specializing in the equipment leasing and financing industry, announced that its client, National...


21 Aug, 2014, 08:54 ET The Alta Group Announces a New Partnership with Capgemini to Expand IT Consulting for Commercial Equipment Finance Sector

The Alta Group announced today a new strategic partnership with Capgemini that expands their capabilities in providing comprehensive management,...


09 Jan, 2014, 13:06 ET The Alta Group Steps Up Professional Development Services Focus

 After reviewing the results of a recent industry survey, The Alta Group is increasing its focus on delivering high quality professional...


08 Aug, 2013, 16:15 ET The Alta Group and CapSol Management Consultants Add Two Senior Directors, Expanding Asset Finance Consulting Services in China

 The Alta Group, a global consultancy focused on equipment leasing and asset finance, today announced that two new senior directors have joined...


04 Mar, 2013, 11:00 ET Keith A. Wilton Joins The Alta Group

The Alta Group, a global consultancy focused on equipment leasing and asset finance, has appointed Keith A. Wilton as a managing director. Wilton's...


14 Jan, 2013, 08:30 ET The Alta Group and Carl Chrappa's IEC Announce Merger

 An equipment leasing industry merger announced today will create The Alta Group Asset Management Practice, within The Alta Group's global...


07 May, 2012, 07:00 ET The Alta Group Announces Funding of One of Largest M&A Deals in Years -- City National Bank's Purchase of First American Equipment Finance

The Alta Group, a global financial consultancy, announced that one of the equipment finance industry's largest merger and acquisition transactions...


10 Apr, 2012, 09:17 ET White Paper: Hospitals' Spending Exception Creates Opportunity for Equipment Lenders, Lessors

 Despite negative conditions prompting the continued deferral of capital expenditures whenever possible, U.S. hospitals will make one major...


16 May, 2011, 09:24 ET The Alta Group and Invigors Form Invigors EMEA to Expand Global Consulting

The Alta Group and Invigors -- premier providers of equipment leasing and asset finance advisory services -- today announce that they have formed...


05 Apr, 2011, 11:26 ET The Alta Group Strengthens Latin American Unit

The Alta Group's Latin American subsidiary has expanded the responsibilities of four Alta professionals and added two senior managers to serve the...


17 Feb, 2011, 12:00 ET Andrew Mesches and James Renner Join The Alta Group, Further Strengthening the Firm's Expertise in Finance Industry

The Alta Group today announced Andrew (Andy) G. Mesches and James (Jim) R. Renner have joined the global consultancy, each bringing extensive...


25 Jan, 2011, 16:00 ET The Alta Group Adds Four Proven Industry Experts to Its Consulting Team

The Alta Group today announced the appointments of four proven industry veterans in the global equipment leasing and finance industry, where the...


09 Nov, 2010, 12:02 ET Latin American Leasing Trends, Lease Accounting Changes to Be Highlighted at Conferences by The Alta Group

Conferences sponsored by The Alta Group Professional Development Division in November will explore Latin American leasing trends and proposed...


25 May, 2010, 08:00 ET The Alta Group Consultants Respond to FASB Accounting Rules That Will Change How Leasing Companies Manage

The Alta Group, a global consulting firm, announced today it has launched a practice focused on helping the $600 billion equipment finance industry...


02 Oct, 2009, 08:30 ET Latin American Leasing Industry Growing Despite Global Economy

The Alta Group's fifth annual report on equipment leasing in Latin America, The Alta Group LAR 100 for 2008, shows the region's leasing...


18 Sep, 2009, 08:00 ET Alta Strengthens Canadian Presence With Addition of New Managing Principal Hugh Swandel

The Alta Group announced today that it is expanding its North American presence with the addition of Hugh Swandel as a managing principal of the...


12 Aug, 2009, 15:45 ET The Alta Group Leads IT and Office Equipment Leasing Company to $8 Million Loan for Expansion in Mexico

A long-term advisory and services relationship between The Alta Group and a Mexican leasing company, has resulted in the funding of an $8 million...


15 Jul, 2009, 15:08 ET Alta's Legal Leasing Forum to Address World Economic Crisis in 2-Day Conference in Miami, Aug. 13-14

The Alta Group is holding its second Latin American Legal Leasing Forum here Aug. 13-14 to examine the latest developments in global equipment...


10 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET The Alta Group Forms Alliance with LeaseOne (Beijing), Expanding Equipment Leasing Consulting Services in China

LAKE TAHOE, Nev., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alta Group today announced a new business alliance created to fill the growing demand for...


06 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET Latin American Equipment Leasing Industry Expanding at 'Extraordinary' Pace

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Latin America's equipment leasing industry is producing "extraordinary" growth, especially in...