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40 Years of Leasing: A global success story

  • Book

  • November 2018
  • Region: Global
  • Capital Markets Intelligence
  • ID: 4791499

From the Publishers of the World Leasing Yearbook comes “40 Years of Leasing: A global success story” a new publication which offers fresh insight into the development of the international leasing and asset finance markets over the past 40 years. Plus, a look to the future.

Featuring definitive and exclusive contributions from 20 of the industry’s top pioneers, past and present, “40 Years of Leasing: A global success story” gives a unique analysis of how and why leasing has grown to become the premier global financing source which now contributes over US$ 1 trillion annually to the global economy.

Coverage includes the birth of leasing; the early years; big-ticket leasing; aircraft leasing; computer leasing; IT and digital technology; accounting and regulation; Australia; Europe, Germany; Ireland; Japan; Korea; Latin America; Russia; UK and USA. Plus, data covering 40 years of global leasing which is exclusive to this volume.

This unique publication celebrates 40 years of growth in the international leasing and asset finance markets and is essential reading for all practitioners in the leasing and asset finance markets.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword: From rough road to super highway: 40 years of US leasing
  • The rise of leasing: 40 years of worldwide growth
  • Reelin’ in the years: four decades of the World Leasing Yearbook
  • 40 years of the UK leasing industry
  • Leaseurope: the voice of leasing and automotive rental in Europe
  • The birth and growth of the aircraft leasing business
  • A look back at the Japanese leasing industry
  • Growth of the Korean leasing market
  • Ireland – the nexus of the global aircraft leasing industry
  • Leasing: the predominant financing source for the German economy
  • 40 years of lease accounting
  • The impact of digital technology on the leasing industry
  • The rise, fall and metamorphosis of “big ticket” leasing
  • Leasing in Australia: a market shaped by history
  • Canada: over 40 years of resilience, innovation and growth
  • The development of the Russian leasing market
  • A life in computer leasing: a personal view
  • 40 years of leasing in Latin America
  • The birth of the computer leasing market
  • Leasing through the last 60 years: a personal view
  • What is next for the leasing markets?


  • Leasing volume by region 1978-2016
  • Volume of leasing in N. America, Europe & Asia 1978-2016
  • Volume of leasing in S. America, Africa & Australasia 1978-2016
  • World leasing volume 1978-2016

Sources / Contributors

  • Andrew Denton, Alfa Financial Software
  • David Slider, White Clarke Group
  • Derek Soper, IAA Advisory
  • Dr Victor Gazman, National Research University, Moscow
  • Helen Gordon, Australian Finance Industry Association
  • Jeff McManus, computer leasing pioneer
  • John Brown, leasing pioneer
  • Kai Ostermann, German Leasing Association
  • Kim Duk-Soo, The Credit Finance Association of Korea
  • Lindsay Town, IAA Advisory
  • Lord Mitchell, computer leasing pioneer
  • Michael Rothe, Canadian Finance and Leasing Association
  • Morten Guldhaug, Leaseurope
  • Najeeb Ghauri, NETSOL Technologies
  • Paul Nash, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rafael Castillo-Triana, The Alta Group Latin American Region
  • Ralph Petta, Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (USA)
  • Robert Agnew, Morten Beyer & Agnew
  • Takahiro Yanai, Japan Leasing Association
  • Trevor Buckley, Acumen Aviation