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By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted May 1, 2019

Stronger day rates, utilization point to marine industry rebound

The marine industry is exhibiting a few signs of a rebound in the form of stronger day rates and increasing utilization, giving operators a reason to hope a corner has been turned, according to a new article in WorkBoat magazine by Ronnie Evans, director of marine finance at Key Equipment Finance.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted April 26, 2019

Article: Investment increases value in value-based health care

With total health care spending in the United States at more than $10,000 per capita a year and twice as much as other wealthy nations, a shift is underway from fee-for-service to value-based care that incentivizes providers with positive patient outcomes instead of numbers of procedures, according to an article in The Washington Post.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted April 24, 2019

Article: Outlook positive for credit & collections

A group of seasoned credit risk professionals recently shared their thoughts on the current state of affairs with Equipment Leasing & Finance magazine, settling on a general consensus that the outlook was positive.


By Amy Thomas in Thought Leadership Posted April 18, 2019

Benefits of increasing diversity in equipment finance workforce

The most important benefit of increasing ethnic and gender diversity in the workforce and leadership team is gaining diversity of thought in all areas of business.


By Amy Thomas in Community Posted March 7, 2019

Key employees help fight childhood hunger

Food for Thought Denver is working to eliminate hunger for Denver-area school children, and Key Equipment Finance employees recently joined the organization's efforts to sort food into "PowerSacks" that will go to children to help feed them and their families over the weekend. 


By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends, Government Posted February 27, 2019

Financing enables government investment in digital workspace tech

In response to changing technology that enables employees to work from anywherehome, on the road or in their offices—government IT leaders are seeking ways to improve digital workspaces so workers can experience greater flexibility and efficiency.


By Amy Thomas in Government Posted February 22, 2019

Meet us at RSA to learn about payment options for federal agencies

Federal IT professionals are often intrigued to learn how extended-payment options can assist federal agencies in being innovative, even in times of fiscal uncertainty.


By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends, Company News Posted February 18, 2019

KeyCorp named one of world's 100 most sustainable companies

KeyCorp, parent company of Key Equipment Finance, was recently named one of the world’s most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights, a research firm that produces rankings and financial product ratings based on corporate sustainability performance.


By Amy Thomas in Industry Trends Posted February 7, 2019

Article: Lease accounting changes for industrial equipment

Technology is advancing rapidly, and as new machinery begins to benefit businesses it’s important to consider how upcoming lease accounting changes will influence equipment acquisition strategies, according to a recent Industrial Machinery Digest article by Toni Larson, senior vice president of industrial equipment.


By Amy Thomas in Company News Posted February 5, 2019

Matt Taylor promoted to lead Capital Markets

Matt Taylor has been promoted to managing director and group head of Key Equipment Finance Capital Markets. In his role, Taylor will be responsible for leading the Capital Markets team, while continuing to manage syndication activities for Specialty Finance Lending.


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