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Leasing & Transportation Finance

Advisory relationships and financial solutions for companies that provide transportation and commercial equipment leasing, finance and rentals


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Industry Insights. National Strength.

From passenger car rental and full service lease providers to independent commercial finance companies and captive finance arms, our dedicated team of professionals is uniquely positioned to add value and solve problems. Our goal is to couple insights driven from our industry experience, a vast range of capabilities and a relationship-focused approach to meet the evolving needs of these capital-intensive businesses.



~$9.5 billion

in capital committed, including more than $2 billion in securitization commitments

Asset sub-sectors include independent or captive companies which finance, lease or rent assets including but not limited to:

  • Auto and fleet lease and rental (consumer/commercial autos, light duty trucks)
  • Truck and trailer lease and rental (trucks, tractors, trailers, chassis)
  • Marine asset lease and rental (intermodal containers, barges)
  • Railcar lease and rental (freight cars, boxcars, tank cars)
  • Office equipment lease and rental (medical, IT, material handling)
  • Heavy equipment lease and rental (construction, industrial, mining)

Targeted Financing Solutions

PNC recognizes the capital-intensive nature of these industries and advises clients on the capital structure that best suits their needs. Primary financing solutions include:

  • Cash flow and asset-based loans
  • Receivables securitizations
  • Syndicated credit facilities
  • Structured leases
  • Letters of credit

In addition, PNC provides banking solutions including treasury management, interest rate and currency risk management, wealth management and institutional asset management.

Strategic Advisory Solutions

  • Harris Williams is a global investment bank specializing in merger and acquisition (M&A) and private capital advisory services. Clients worldwide rely on Harris Williams to help unlock value in their business and turn ambitious goals into reality.​
  • Solebury Capital is a leading independent capital markets advisory firm bringing deep product expertise, market knowledge and unbiased advice to the issuer’s side of the table. The company has provided capital markets advisory services to a number of technology companies going through high-profile IPOs, including Bentley Systems, ZoomInfo, Shift4, Ceridian and Duck Creek.
  • Solebury Strategic Communications provides fully outsourced Investor Relations and Corporate Communications to public and private companies across all industry sectors.​

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Find out how our insights in Leasing & Transportation Finance can help move your business forward.

David Coleman
Senior Relationship Manager and Managing Director, Leasing & Transportation Finance 

Doug Schaffer
Vice President and Relationship Manager, Leasing & Transportation Finance 

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