Putting the right tools into the right hands

See what counts.

    Who we are

    DLL is a global vendor finance company working in eight 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. 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 30 countries
      Active in more than 30 countries with deep industry knowledge in each.
    • Think global, act local
      Bringing global knowledge and applying it to local needs and wishes.
    • 8 industries
      Food, Agriculture, Healthcare, Clean Technology, Office Technology, Construction, Transportation, and Industry.

    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.

    Our history

    • 2017

      Transfer of Dutch Financial Solutions business line to Rabobank

      including: Leasing, Factoring, Consumer finance, Freo, and LEASIT
      April 1st

    • 2016

      Sale of mobility entity, Athlon, to Daimler Financial Services

      December 1st

    • 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

      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

      AGCO

    • 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 geldt als de beste old Logo

      De Lage Landen, geld(t) als de beste

    • 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. 2017
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    3. 2014
    4. 2010
    5. 2007
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    11. 2000
    12. 1998
    13. 1997
    14. 1990
    15. 1989
    16. 1987
    17. 1985
    18. 1982
    19. 1976
    20. 1969
    21. 1969

    Executive Board

    Bill Stephenson
    Chief Executive Officer

    Bill Stephenson

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

    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.

    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.

    Corporate Governance DLL Group

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