TITLE

On IT FINANCING: Paula L. Summa, Vice President, Finance, IBM Global Financing

AUTHOR(S)
Heffes, Ellen M.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Dec2001, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Paula L. Summa, vice president of finance for IBM Global Financing. She notes that leasing has become a popular way for firms to acquire information technology. IBM does no financing in Hungary and Russia, among other countries, because it deems the risk to be too large. She relates that leasing requires managing credit risk, interest rate risk, and technology risk. INSET: IBM Global Financing division..
ACCESSION #
11927786

 

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