November 2015

Dwayne Furmidge Director, Americas will once again represent BenchMark Consulting International as Keynote speaker during this year’s Auto Finance Forum at The Phoenician in Phoenix, AZ. Dwayne will address the current state of the auto finance market and trends.

July 2015

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July marked the completion of a 12 month partnered engagement involving the documenting of processes and requirements to support a major RFP process. The project included support for vendor selection, process, and the documenting of system configuration needs through use cases for a global automotive captive. The final deliverables exceeded 2000 pages of structured content.

June 2015

BenchMark is pleased to announce the completion of an annual portfolio review for a major US based auto finance source. The review is conducted annually as a independent review of the finance sources performance and progress. Peer comparisons were considered to identify areas of measured need and excellence. Dwayne Furmidge Director Americas met with the
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May 2015

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Dwayne Furmidge, Director America’s delivered the results of the 2015 Non-prime Automotive Financing Survey to the automotive finance industry at this year’s Non-Prime Auto Finance Conference in Dallas, TX. BenchMark Consulting International was pleased to administer the survey as a joint venture between The NAF Association and AFSA (American Financial Services Association). 2015 was the
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April 2014

BenchMark Consulting’s Director of European Operations was invited to be a speaker at the UK’s Credit Summit and Insolvency Expo 2014 taking place on 3 April at the QEII Conference Centre, London. The conference covers a variety of topics related to automotive financing and features some of the market’s leading participants amongst the panel and
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January 2014

BenchMark Consulting as the only consulting firm dedicated to the automotive finance industry in the US for 25 years was represented at the 18th annual AFSA Vehicle Finance Conference & Exposition in New Orleans. George Halloran, NA Program Director of BenchMark Consulting, was among the panellists in a roundtable session about Servicing, Collections & Asset
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April 2013 – January 2014

We have had the pleasure to assist a major business group, which encompasses automotive interests, to develop and establish a leasing company in Saudi Arabia. Working with our local partner Ebtikar Arabia, our consultants have assisted the client in developing their plan from the ground up including financial projections, policy and procedure development and selection
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November – December 2013

Upon request from leading leasing companies in a special asset finance segment, BenchMark Consulting conducted a benchmarking study to compare efficiencies in the overhead and support functions. The study output included performance ratios such as functional split of headcount, span of control, assets per FTE per function, but also at underlying differences such as shared
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November 2013

BenchMark again partnered with The National Automotive Finance Association (NAF), the only trade association exclusively serving the below-prime autofinancing industry in North America in its annual survey of members for the 8th year in succession. Jack Tracey, Executive Director of The NAF, proudly released the report in its new format and expanded scope to the
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October 2013

A global manufacturer of business and consumer goods wished to evaluate their options for support of their retail sales in Canada through financing structures. We worked with their team to produce a review of the options and potential which resulted in a report to their board level detailing the strategic direction and roadmap/timeline for success.
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