AMG, Inc. & Forsythe Solutions: Lease vs. Buy Decisions

Kellogg School of Management Cases

ISSN: 2474-6568

Publication date: 20 January 2017


To illustrate the fundamentals of lease vs. buy decisions in technology and how they differ from the typical capital equipment lease vs. buy decision. Topics covered include MACRS depreciation and off-balance-sheet financing for a complex leasing scenario staggered in time across multiple business units.



Jeffery, M., Ekici, H., Shield, C. and Conley, M. (2017), "AMG, Inc. & Forsythe Solutions: Lease vs. Buy Decisions", Kellogg School of Management Cases.

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