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ALF with new names in its governing bodies

ALF with new names in its governing bodies

Alexandre Ferreira Santos is the new President of the Portuguese Association of Leasing, Factoring and Renting

  

Alexandre Ferreira Santos (Caixa Leasing e Factoring) is the new President of the Portuguese Association of Leasing, Factoring and Renting (ALF…

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LEASING, FACTORING AND RENTING WITH SIGNIFICANT GROWTH

ESTIMATES FOR SPECIALIZED FINANCING IN 2018

LEASING, FACTORING AND RENTING WITH SIGNIFICANT GROWTH 

 

  • Real Estate Leasing grows 37.3 percent.
  • Leasing of Movable Assets with a volume of 2.3 billion euros.
  • Factoring boosts production by 21.2 percent.
  • Renting with an increase of 17.5 percent.

 

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ALF GOLF DAY WITH MORE THAN 70 PARTICIPANTS

 

The 3rd edition of the ALF Golf Day Tournament was held last September 29th at Herdade da Aroeira with remarkable success.

Over half a day, more than seventy participants, including members, clients and sponsors, had the opportunity to strengthen relationships in an environment marked by the heal…

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ALF ORGANIZES GOLF TOURNAMENT

The third edition of the ALF GOLF DAY, the golf tournament organized by the Portuguese Association of Leasing, Factoring and Renting, returns to the Herdade da Aroeira. On the next 29th September, the Specialized Financing sector will meet for a day of socialization and fraternization.

 

The day wil…

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FORUM ALF 2018

Technological innovation as a growth factor for leasing, factoring and renting.

 

The Forum of the Portuguese Association of Leasing, Factoring and Renting (ALF), held last 8 May in Lisbon, brought to the discussion the theme "Technological Innovation and the Financial Sector - Challenges and Opport…

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ALF DEBATES TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS IN THE SPECIALIZED FINANCING SECTOR

The Forum of the Portuguese Leasing, Factoring and Renting Association (ALF) will take place on the 8th of May at the SANA Lisboa Hotel, starting at 9.30 and with the main theme “The Technological Innovation in the Financial Sector – Challenges and Opportunities”.

 

The event, which is already the l…

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PAULO PINHEIRO REELECTED AS PRESIDENT OF THE PORTUGUESE LEASING, FACTORING AND RENTING ASSOCIATION

The Portuguese Leasing, Factoring and Renting Association (ALF) just elected its Board for the next three years. Paulo Pinheiro (Caixa Leasing e Factoring) was reelected as president of the institution which represents specialized financing in Portugal.

The vice-presidents who accompany him from the…

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ALF STATISTICAL MANUAL AND CONDITIONS OF ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION BY NON-MEMBERS

 

Following the commitments assumed with the Portuguese Competition Authority (AdC), ALF’s Board approved the changes to “ALF’s Statistical System Procedure Manual” and the “Conditions of access to the information by non-members”, on January, 8th of 2018.

The new version of the “ALF’s Statistical Sy…

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ALF wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

 

 

 

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ALF organizes Factoring training session

On October 18th, 2017 ALF organizes the second edition of Factoring Training (Modules 1 and 2).

 

This initiative which aims to provide professionals in the sector with a set of knowledge that is eminently practical and useful for their day-to-day work, is structured as follows:

 

  • MODULE 1 – Intro…
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18th Receivables Finance International Convention (BCR) - 14th and 15th of March, 2018, in London

Following a partnership between ALF and BCR (specialized publications in Factoring), we inform that the 18th Receivables Finance International Convention will take place in London on the 14th and 15th of March, 2018.

More informations about the Convention organized by BCR: 

 

 

BCR's 18th Receivabl…

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Specialized Financing reinforces growth in the first semester of 2017

  • Factoring grows almost 15 per cent;
  • Renting increases production by 6.3 per cent;
  • Leasing registers a 5 per cent growth.

 

 

The use of specialized financing instruments has reinforced the tendency of growth in the first semester of 2017, according to the most recent estimates of the Portuguese As…

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ALF Golf Day 2017

 

 

 

On May, 6th of 2017, the 2nd edition of the ALF GOLF DAY took place at the Herdade da Aroeira. Composed by a Shot-gun Tournament, Clinic, lunch, prize delivery and raffle, all members, workers, clients and sponsors had the opportunity to socialise in a context dedicated to golf.

 

With the par…

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After - Forum ALF 2017

 

Another edition of FORUM ALF was organised on the 20th of April, 2017, at the Belém Cultural Centre in Lisbon.

 

The event was composed of a General Assembly, Sectoral Meetings , Lunch and Conference which were attended by many members, associates and sponsors.

 

There were 2 papers prepared spec…

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Forum ALF - Industrial Challenges in Portugal (20th April)

Organised yearly by ALF since 2006, the Forum which will take place on the 20th of April 2017 is dedicated to the subject 'Industrial Challenges in Portugal' and will gather government memberls, businessmen and managers of several different activities and sectors in a wide debate regarding the futu…

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Specialized financing sector stimulates national economy

2016 IN REVIEW: THE NUMBERS OF SPECIALIZED FINANCING IN PORTUGAL

 

SPECIALIZED FINANCING SECTOR STIMULATES NATIONAL ECONOMY

 

The positive values achieved by the specialized financing instruments in Portugal point to a positive evolution for the economy in 2016, according the Portuguese Leasing, Fac…

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17th Receivables Finance International Convention (BCR) - 15th and 16th of March, 2017 in London

Following a partnership between ALF and BCR (specialized publications in Factoring), we inform that the 17th Receivables Finance International Convention will take place in London on the 15th and 16th of March, 2017.

More informations about the Convention organized by BCR:

Receivables Finance Inter…

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The ALF 2016 Forum has reached its end on a positive note

 

 

Yesterday, on the 28th of November, the 'ALF 2016 FORUM' took place. The LEASING, FACTORING and RENTING sectors came together at the Grand Altis Hotel in Lisbon, for a full day of work, beggining with the General Assembly, product meetings, lunch, conference and many networking and learning …

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ALF attends IBS ISCTE Careers and the Portuguese Chambers of Commerce Meet Up

ALF participated in the IBS Careers day at ISCTE on the 16th of November, 2016. ALF participated in this event aimed at promoting the exchange between the corporate world and students from ISCTE, with an interactive presentation of 40 minutes regarding the sectors of Specialized Financing and regard…

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ALF launches Leasing training program

The Module 1 (Basic) of the training program of Leasing will take place on the 3rd of November of 2016.

 

It will be the first of 3 different modules with the goal to improve and consolidate knowledge on this product.

 

The second module will tackle the subject of Risk and the third Legal Aspects an…

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ALF and D. Dinis Business School sign partnership

 

 

ALF, represented by its President Dr. Paulo Pinheiro and D. Dinis Business School, represented by its Executive Director, Prof. Vitor Ferreira, signed a cooperation protocol between the institutions.

The subjects covered by the agreement include the promotion of specialized training, exchange of…

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New President of the ALF's Assembly General: Dra. Paula Pedro

In representation of Locarent, Dra. Paula Pedro is the new President of the ALF's Assembly General. 

 

Substituting Dr. Elói Silva, the previous President, Dra Paula Pedro assumes these new functions until the end of the term of ALF's Statutory Bodies which end in 2017.

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ALF and ISCTE partners in research and internships

 

 

The Portuguese Leasing, Factoring and Renting Association (ALF) and the ISCTE Business School have just signed a cooperation protocol which will contribute towards the development of academic research in the area of specialised financing and allow internships for students with its 36 members.

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One more edition of FORUM ALF 2016

 

On the 28th of November, 2016, ALF will organise yet one more edition of the 'Forum ALF 2016' which, as usual, will take place on the day of the General Assembly and giving continuation to the regular working sessions, will be preceded by sector meetings of all the products, presentations and lunc…

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ALF events: training and Forum 2016

After the success of the first Factoring training module which required the constitution of a further edition due to the high number of participants, ALF will organise modules 2 and 3 until the end of 2016.

 

The training sessions will focus on 'Risk in Factoring' (28th of September) and on 'Factori…

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Demand for Specialized Financing continues to grow

Specialized financing continued to register positive results in 2015, according to the estimates released by the Portuguese Association of Leasing, Factoring and Renting (ALF). The figures analyzed reveal a production growth in Leasing, in Renting and in Factoring, in line with the tendency of gradu…

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Specialized financing strengthens business support

 

Renting registers growth of 11.5% in new vehicle contracts; Leasing production grows 17%; Factoring increases 1.8% in every segment and not only in exports.

The first nine months of 2015 confirmed the growth tendency of Specialized Financing (Leasing, Renting and Factoring) and the fact that econo…

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