About us

DLL is the world’s leading vendor finance partner.

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.

Our history

2019

DLL celebrates 50th anniversary on May 29th

DLL has evolved to become an award-winning, global vendor finance company with over 5000 employees in more than 30 countries, and boasting a wide array of products and services.

2018

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

2017

Transfer of Dutch Financial Solutions business line to Rabobank

DLL closes Inaugural US Securitization Transaction for $501.5M

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

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

2014

DLL Financial Solutions Partner

Launch new brand: DLL

2013

European Lessor of the Year Award

2010

Mahindra Joint Venture

2010

Mahindra Joint Venture

2007

Freo Logo

Launch of Freo

Online consumer finance in the Netherlands.

2006

Athlon car lease logo

DLL acquires Athlon

Athlon is an international car leasing company.

2006

DLL world map

Expand into Central and Eastern Europe

2004

DLL world map

Expand into Asia and Nordics

2002

Joint Venture Philips Medical Capital

2002

DLL world map

Expand into South America and Australia

2000

Schmitz Cargobull truck

Joint Venture Schmitz Cargobull AG

1998

Map with North America and Europe highlighted

Expand into North America

1997

De Lage Landen Partners In Finance

Launch new logo: De Lage Landen, Partners in Finance

1990

AGCO

Joint Venture AGCO Finance

1989

De Lage Landen Financial Services

Launch De Lage Landen blue

A new corporate identity.

1987

Map with Europe highlighted

Expand into Europe

1985

Joint Venture Translease

1982

Showroom with cars

Introduce car leasing

In cooperation with Lease Plan Nederland.

1976

De Lage Landen geldt als de beste old Logo

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

1969

First financed car

First hire purchase for Fiat 850S

Valued 5,730 Dutch guilders.

1969

First financed car

De Lage Landen is founded

Executive
Board

"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