About us

DLL is the world’s leading vendor finance partner.

    Who we are


    DLL is a global asset finance partner enabling businesses to more easily access equipment, technology and software to help them grow. We deliver sustainable and effective financing solutions, along with insights and advice, that drive smarter and more economical use of capital assets.

    With more than 50 years of industry experience, we understand the unique needs of our partners and customers around the world and work hard to provide flexible solutions to meet their objectives. Headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, DLL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rabobank Group.


       



    €35+ billion
    managed portfolio

    30+ countries
    served

    50 years
    in business

    Why DLL


    Industry and asset expertise
    We offer highly customized and competitive programs other financing companies can’t provide. We have deep industry knowledge and the expertise to deliver the outstanding service and customer experience you deserve.


    Partnership approach
    We believe genuine partnerships drive long-term success. We strive to become an integral part of your business strategy and financial plans. We work to help you efficiently and sustainably expand your market share and profitability.


    Global footprint
    We combine our global footprint with experienced local teams. We will go where you need us, anticipate changing market needs and help guide you into new regions. As a DLL partner, you’ll have one central point of contact across the globe.

    How we do it


    Knowledgeable team
    We are the strong company we are today because of our people. They make the difference. Many of our team members come to us from the key industries we serve. That’s why we trully understand your challenges and can speak your language.


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    Corporate responsibility


    Making real world impact
    We believe sustainability is essential to long-term success—for your business, our business and for the world. Through usage based financing programs that encourage equipment refurbishment, reuse and recycling, we contribute to a circular economy that respects our planet’s resources.

    Through corporate initiatives, we are a key supporter of community programs and charities around the world. We promote strong employee responsibility to society through our corporate volunteering and donation programs.

    In emerging countries, we help to develop and improve access to local financial infrastructures for low-income entrepreneurs. We maintain high ethical and environmental standards in how we do business. Put simply, we aim to provide sustainable financial solutions in the most responsible way, while maximizing a positive impact on society.

    "Our unrelenting focus on disruptive innovation and customer experience, combined with our people and products, will continue to differentiate DLL and ensure continued success for another 50 years and beyond. "
    Bill Stephenson, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board

    Paving the way for the future of financing


    Innovation
    Our industry and asset experts work hard to keep our partners ahead of the rapidly changing marketplace. We will help you build and offer new solutions to meet your customers’ needs. Usage-based payment models are a key trend where DLL is paving the way for the market.

     

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    Digitalization
    We deliver a first-class experience through modernized digital technologies. Our digital tools make every stage of the sales process easier, better and faster with convenience, innovation and self-service capabilities. Our goal and commitment is to ensure that you always have access to cutting-edge financing solutions.

    Executive Board

    Bill Stephenson
    Chief Executive Officer

    Bill Stephenson, Chief Executive Officer

    As our brand promise implies, we are more than just a provider of capital. We are a true strategic partner and collaborator.

    Our history

    • 2019

      DLL celebrates 50th anniversary

    • 2018

      #1 Vendor finance provider in the United States for the tenth consecutive year

    • 2017

      DLL closes inaugural U.S. Securitization Transaction for $501.5M

      DLL opens Regional Processing Center (RPC) in Dallas to bring service closer to its partners

    • 2017

      Transfer of Dutch Financial Solutions business line to Rabobank

    • 2016

      DLL wins Young Global Leaders’ Circular Economy Investor Award at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos

      Sale of mobility entity, Athlon, to Daimler Financial Services - December 1st

    • 2013

      European Lessor of the Year Award

    • 2014

      Launch new brand: DLL

      Logo of DLL

    • 2010

      Mahindra Joint Venture

    • 2010

      Introduce Leaseloket.nl

      Logo of De Lage Landen - LeaseLoket

      Online leasing available in the Netherlands.

    • 2007

      Launch of Freo

      Logo of Freo

      Online consumer finance in the Netherlands.

    • 2006

      DLL acquires Athlon

      Logo of Athlon Care Lease

      Athlon is an international car leasing company.

    • 2006

      Expand into Central and Eastern Europe

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    • 2004

      Expand into Asia and Nordics

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    • 2002

      Joint venture Philips Medical Capital

    • 2002

      Expand into South America and Australia

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    • 2000

      Joint venture Schmitz Cargobull AG

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    • 1998

      Expand into North America

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    • 1997

      Launch new logo: De Lage Landen, Partners in Finance

      Logo of De Lage Landen Partners in finance

    • 1990

      Joint venture AGCO Finance

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    • 1989

      Launch De Lage Landen blue

      A new corporate identity

    • 1987

      1987

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      Expand into Europe

    • 1985

      Joint venture Translease

    • 1982

      Introduce car leasing

      Old photo of cars in showroom

      In cooperation with Lease Plan Nederland

    • 1976

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

      Logo of De Lage Landen Geldt als de beste.

    • 1969

      First hire purchase for Fiat 850S

      First financed car Fiat 500

      Valued 5,730 Dutch guilders.

    • 1969

      De Lage Landen is founded

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    Feel confident with a global finance leader

    With 50 years of experience, DLL understands the unique needs of our partners around the world—and offers proven solutions to help businesses thrive.