Putting the right tools into the right hands

See what counts.

    Who we are

    DLL is a global financial solutions partner working in nine industries. We enable your businesses to use the assets you need to contribute to the world in a meaningful way, both economically and socially. We create success for you as a partner, as a customer and ourselves by seeing what really counts.

    Why we do it

    DLL delivers original, integrated financial solutions to support the asset life cycle from leasing, vendor and commercial finance to remarketing. In addition, we offer mobility solutions, factoring and consumer finance. Shaping the future by enabling lasting progress – economically and socially.

    How we do it

    At DLL, we believe in genuine partnerships. The kind built on personal trust, not numbers. Partnership to us means seeing what really counts. We see more than a customer and work harder as a partner, to help get the right tools into the right hands.

    Quick facts

    • More than 35 countries
      Active in more than 35 countries with deep industry knowledge in each.
    • Think global, act local
      Bringing global knowledge and applying it to local needs and wishes.
    • 9 industries
      Food, Agriculture, Healthcare, Clean Technology, Office Technology, Construction, Transportation, Industry and Automotive.

    See what counts.

    “See what counts” sums up who we are, what we stand for and what we aim to achieve. These three words are shorthand for our mission, our beliefs and our behaviors – a promise that we make to the world in which we operate.

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    Our history

    • 2014

      Launch new brand: DLL

      DLL Financial Solutions Partner

    • 2010

      Introduce Leaseloket.nl

      De Lage Landen | LeaseLoket

      Online leasing available in the Netherlands

    • 2007

      Launch of Freo

      Freo Logo

      Online consumer finance in the Netherlands.

    • 2006

      DLL acquires Athlon

      Athlon car lease logo

      Athlon is an international car leasing company.

    • 2006

      Expand into Central and Eastern Europe

      DLL world map

    • 2004

      Expand into Asia and Nordics

      DLL world map

    • 2002

      Joint Venture Philips Medical Capital

    • 2002

      Expand into South America and Australia

      DLL world map

    • 2000

      Joint Venture Schmitz Cargobull AG

      Schmitz Cargobull truck

    • 1998

      Expand into North America

      Map with North America and Europe highlighted

    • 1997

      Launch new logo: De Lage Landen, Partners in Finance

      De Lage Landen Partners In Finance

    • 1990

      Joint Venture AGCO Finance


    • 1989

      Launch De Lage Landen blue

      De Lage Landen Financial Services

      A new corporate identity.

    • 1987

      Expand into Europe

      Map with Europe highlighted

    • 1985

      Joint Venture Translease

    • 1982

      Introduce car leasing

      Showroom with cars

      In cooperation with Lease Plan Nederland.

    • 1976

      New logo and pay off: De Lage Landen, geld(t) als de beste

      De Lage Landen geldt als de beste old Logo

    • 1969

      First hire purchase for Fiat 850S

      First financed car

      Valued 5,730 Dutch guilders.

    • 1969

      De Lage Landen is founded

      First DLL building is in Aalst

    1. 2014
    2. 2010
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    10. 1998
    11. 1997
    12. 1990
    13. 1989
    14. 1987
    15. 1985
    16. 1982
    17. 1976
    18. 1969
    19. 1969

    Executive Board

    Bill Stephenson
    Chief Executive Officer

    Bill Stephenson

    Our solutions meet the expectations of our customers for today, but also anticipate their market needs of tomorrow.

    Our colleagues

    Because our business decisions have a direct impact on communities, families and individuals, we put people at the heart of all our partnerships. Day in, day out, our 5,500 employees work hard to ensure that not only our partners, but the wider society and even the environment benefit from our actions long into the future.

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    Annual results

    Strong global partnerships, industry specialization, focus on operational excellence and continued investment in our employees formed the basis of growth in 2014. Learn more about our partnerships, what we do, how we add value to our partners and what makes us different, in our company review.

    DLL, see what counts.

    DLL Company Review 2014

    Why we are different

    We recognize that business decisions directly impact communities, families and individuals. So we try to ensure not just our partners, but society and the environment also benefit from our financial solutions.

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    At DLL, we consider sustainability essential to our and our partners’ long-term success. It creates business and delivers important social and environmental benefits. Read more about the 3 pillars of DLL’s sustainability approach below.

    Sustainable solutions

    We do not just adapt to the trend of  'use, not own', but we actively contribute to the circular economy by creating sustainable business solutions (like our management of assets throughout their entire technical life program: Life Cycle Asset Management). We also want to be your preferred supplier of clean technology and sustainable mobility solutions.

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    Sustainable solutions

    Societal impact

    We try to have a positive impact on the communities in which we operate through financial contributions and expertise provided via employee volunteer programs. In emerging countries, we improve access to (micro) leasing solutions to achieve economic development.

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    Sustainability societal impact

    Responsible business operations

    We are committed to reduce our environmental footprint and measure our impact on the environment and climate change. We aim to meet our reduction targets through resource optimization, changes in behavior, and technological innovation. We uphold high standards of ethical behavior in the way we do business, and we strive to improve our impact on the environment.

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    DLL in the press

    DLL & Rabobank Group

    DLL is a fully owned subsidiary of Rabobank Group, an international all-finance organization. Rabobank is important for us in different ways - as our parent, our partner, our customer, and funder. Read more about Rabobank Group

    Corporate Governance DLL Group

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