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Attorneys at Chapman and Cutler have a long history of representing clients engaged in small ticket equipment finance. Our clients in this area include both public and private leasing companies, as well as bank leasing and captive finance subsidiaries. We provide negotiation and documentation services for both product origination and funding transactions, as well as providing ongoing advice on regulatory and other commercial, corporate and tax law issues applicable to the small ticket equipment lessor.

Our attorneys have represented small ticket equipment finance companies at all stages of their life cycle, in both up and down markets, and combine their knowledge of issues, opportunities and constraints applicable to this sector to offer advice that is both practical and strategic.

Assets financed cover all categories, including computer and office equipment, medical equipment, manufacturing and wine-making equipment, post production recording equipment, and transportation equipment. Funding arrangements handled include asset based loans, CP conduit transactions and term securitizations.

We offer a broad array of legal services for the small ticket equipment finance company, including: vendor and broker program agreements, remarketing agreements, loss sharing agreements, lease and loan form packages, pool purchase and sale agreements, receivables sale agreements, participation agreements, servicing agreements, lockbox arrangements, personal property tax agreements, custodial agreements, and funding arrangements.

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