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Kutak Rock Recognized for 20 Years of Membership in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association

News - Press Release | April 13, 2023


Today the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA) recognized Kutak Rock for 20 years of membership in the organization. ELFA is the premier trade association representing companies in the $1 trillion equipment finance sector. 

Kutak Rock has extensive experience representing clients in all types of equipment leasing and financing transactions. Whether it involves a small ticket or middle-market deal, a large-scale, multi-facility transaction or includes health care and technology equipment, motor vehicles and aircraft or rail and marine equipment, among other equipment, the national team of attorneys can help. Kutak Rock assists clients with all aspects of equipment leases and finance transactions, including initial structuring of the transaction, documentation and negotiation of the transaction and closing. In addition, the team has assisted many clients in creating form documents and processes for and rolling out financing programs. Kutak Rock attorneys are well-equipped to provide meaningful advice and creative solutions with respect to a wide range of equipment financing issues from Uniform Commercial Code, tax and regulatory issues to intellectual property rights and third-party claims associated with the equipment.

As a member of ELFA, Kutak Rock joins forces with other leading companies in the equipment finance sector. ELFA members are the driving force behind the growth in the commercial equipment finance market and contribute to capital formation across the U.S. The association’s 575+ members include independent and captive equipment leasing and finance companies, banks, financial services corporations, broker/packagers and investment banks, as well as manufacturers and service providers. ELFA exists to provide member companies a platform to promote and advocate for the equipment finance industry, including attracting and developing new and diverse talent; a forum for professional development and training, and a resource that develops information about and for the industry.

ELFA President and CEO Ralph Petta congratulated Kutak Rock on achieving 20 years of membership and thanked the company for its participation in and many contributions to the association and industry.

“Since its founding in 1961, ELFA has united the equipment finance industry under one umbrella to learn, do business and advocate for equipment finance and its important role in the U.S. economy,” said Petta. “Over the years, member companies have evolved and innovated to meet changing customer needs. This speaks to the strength and resilience of our industry as it equips American businesses to succeed and prosper. We congratulate all the companies celebrating milestone membership anniversaries in 2023.” 

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