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The Impact of Alternative Finance on the Equipment Finance and Leasing Industry


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Alternative finance companies are increasing their lending. This article examines why and describes their typical business models. It also looks at how they can best work with equipment leasing and finance firms to serve more borrowing clients and increase revenues.


Selecting an Alternative Lending Approach and Partner: The Banker’s Perspective


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FIC’s new perspective on the decisions banks need to make in considering whether to participate in the alternative finance space and in selecting a partner. We already see banks making mistakes in their section decisions, based upon incomplete information and poor internal analysis.

How Can We Help You

FIC Advisors, Inc. can assist your financial business with a broad array of services. We provide our clients with a flexible operating model, allowing us to customize the level and type of our involvement to meet client needs.

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Upcoming Events

Charles Wendel will be speaking at the following events.


October 27, 2015 Money 2020 - Las Vegas, Nevada
Topic: Banks and Alternative Finance


November 4, 2015 Marketplace: Lending & Investing - New York City, New York
Topic: Selecting an Alternative Finance Partner


November 16, 2015 Small Business Banking 2015 - Nashville, Tennessee
Topic: Approaches to Alternative Finance for Banks

Join the LinkedIn Group: Banks and Alternative Finance

This new group provides information on emerging trends in the alternative finance space and allows for questions and discussion of key issues.


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Who We Are

Charles Wendel, the President of FIC Advisors, Inc., has extensive experience as a banker and a consultant. He is a well-known public commentator on industry issues and a personal advisor to industry leaders.

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