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LEAF Announces Securitization of $350 Million of Leasing Assets

Through LEAF 2016-1, LEAF securitized a portfolio of approximately $350 million of commercial equipment leases and loans through the issuance of equipment contract-backed notes.

LEAF’s Asset-Backed Securitizations From 2012, 2013 and 2015 Upgraded by Moody’s

Approximately $426 million of asset-backed securities affected. Philadelphia, PA - November 16, 2015 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a leading independent equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced that Moody's has upgraded five securities and affirmed sixteen others from the LEAF Receivables Funding, LLC, Series 2012-1, 2013-1 and 2015-1.

LEAF Announces Securitization of $336 Million of Leasing Assets

Philadelphia, PA - May 6, 2015 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a leading independent commercial equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced today, the closing of a new securitization transaction, LEAF 2015-1, which was completed on April 30, 2015.

LEAF Promotes Aimee Ridgway To National Director Of Sales, Business Technologies Finance Group

Philadelphia, PA - November 14, 2014 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced the promotion of Aimee Ridgway to the position of National Director of Sales for LEAF’s Business Technologies Finance Group, where Ms. Ridgway will be responsible for leading LEAF’s extensive sales organization in the technology, communications, building controls and systems furniture sectors.

LEAF Commercial Capital Was Honored As One Of The Region’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies

Philadelphia, PA - October 23, 2014 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, was recently recognized as one of the Philadelphia region’s fastest growing privately held companies. The honor was bestowed by the Entrepreneur’s Forum of Greater Philadelphia in conjunction with the Philadelphia Business Journal and the Wharton Small Business Development Center.

LEAF Commercial Capital Launches New Website

Philadelphia, PA - July 23, 2014 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced the launch of its new website www.LEAFnow.com.

Captive As a Service – Disrupting a Paradigm

Recent trends in the marketplace indicate that vendor financing programs — specifically captive and quasi-captive solutions — are changing. There are now many options that make it much easier for today’s vendor to deploy a comprehensive customer finance offering that yields virtually all of the benefits of a traditional captive with none of the challenges or risks.

Opportunities To Securitize

LEAF President & COO, Miles Herman, published an article in the Monitor, Opportunities to Securitize – Valuable Lessons Issuers Should Consider. “Throughout the recession period and beyond, the securitization industry has under gone significant changes. Miles Herman walks us through how certain trends and key practices over the last several years have yielded a number of valuable lessons that issuers should consider”.

Moody’s Upgrades LEAF Receivables Funding Equipment Backed ABS from 2011 and 2012

Philadelphia, PA - May 8, 2014 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA., has announced that Moody's has upgraded seven mezzanine and subordinate securities and affirmed six securities from the LEAF Receivables Funding LLC, Series 2011-2 and 2012-1.

LEAF Commercial Capital Announces Expanded Relationship with Credit Suisse

Philadelphia, PA - April 25, 2014 - LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a nationwide specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, announced today the completion of two transactions with Credit Suisse that significantly expand LEAF’s origination capacity and will help accelerate LEAF’s growth in the equipment leasing space.

Herman Miller Selects LEAF Commercial Capital As Exclusive Financing Partner

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. (“LEAF”), a specialized equipment leasing and finance company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced its selection as the exclusive finance partner for Herman Miller, Inc. and its dealer network. Herman Miller, established in 1923, is a globally recognized innovator in contemporary interior furnishings, furniture systems, personal work accessories, related technologies and strategic services.

Moody’s Upgrades LEAF Receivables Funding Equipment Backed ABS from 2011 And 2012

New York, February 28, 2014 - Moody's has upgraded 10 mezzanine and subordinate securities and affirmed 3 senior securities from the LEAF Receivables Funding LLC, Series 2011-2 and 2012-1. The transactions are securitizations of small-ticket equipment leases serviced by LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc.

Moody’s And DBRS Confirm And Upgrade LEAF Asset Backed Securitizations

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF"), an independent equipment leasing and financing company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, has announced that Moody’s and DBRS have confirmed and upgraded securities from two series of the LEAF Asset Backed Securitizations ("ABS").

Burger King Corporation Selects LEAF Commercial Capital As A Preferred Financing Partner

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF" or the "Company"), a specialized equipment leasing and financing company headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, today announced its selection as a preferred financing partner for Burger King Corporation in support of the deployment of its Next Generation Kitchen.

LEAF Announces Securitization Of $325 Million Of Leasing Assets

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF" or the "Company"), a leading independent commercial equipment leasing and finance company, announced today the closing of a new securitization transaction, LEAF 2013-1, which was completed on September 26, 2013.

Cloud Financing: Come Hell Or High Water

LEAF’s SVP and General Counsel, Brian Kestenbaum, published an article on the Equipment Finance Advisor, Cloud Financing: Come Hell or High Water. “Cloud computing is completely reinventing the IT business model. Companies are electing to replace large, expensive corporate data centers with highly efficient cloud-based solutions that distribute applications using the Internet or corporate intranets. Instead of heavy investment in hardware, software, infrastructure and staff, companies can reduce costs and save space by utilizing what is now referred to as the ‘cloud.’”

Gina Downing Joins LEAF Commercial Capital As Southwest Regional Sales Manager

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF") recently announced that Gina Downing has joined the organization as the new Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest sales region. She brings many years of leasing experience to LEAF with an emphasis on office products and other business-essential equipment.

LEAF Commercial Capital Hosts Financial Services Career Day For Olney Charter School

LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. ("LEAF"), in conjunction with Operation Hope, recently hosted a financial services career day for students of the Olney Charter School. The half-day event was held at LEAF’s corporate offices in Center City, Philadelphia, where 25 students received an inside perspective on a career in the financial services industry along with breakfast and lunch with key LEAF employees.