About us

DLL is the world’s leading vendor finance partner.

Who we are

DLL is a global finance partner for equipment and technology assets—driven to helping your business grow. We deliver sustainable and effective solutions to move assets to market, throughout the entire asset life cycle: commercial finance, retail finance and used equipment finance.

With more than 50 years of experience, we understand the unique needs of our partners around the world and will work hard to provide the flexible solutions your business and customers need. 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.

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

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 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

Launch new brand: DLL

2013

European Lessor of the Year Award

2010

Mahindra Joint Venture

2010

Introduce Leaseloket.nl

Online leasing available in the Netherlands

2007

Launch of Freo

Online consumer finance in the Netherlands.

2006

DLL acquires Athlon

Athlon is an international car leasing company.

2006

Expand into Central and Eastern Europe

2004

Expand into Asia and Nordics

2002

Joint Venture Philips Medical Capital

2002

Expand into South America and Australia

2000

Joint Venture Schmitz Cargobull AG

1998

Expand into North America

1997

Launch new logo: De Lage Landen, Partners in Finance

1990

Joint Venture AGCO Finance

1989

Launch De Lage Landen blue

A new corporate identity.

1987

Expand into Europe

1985

Joint Venture Translease

1982

Introduce car leasing

In cooperation with Lease Plan Nederland.

1976

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

1969

First hire purchase for Fiat 850S

Valued 5,730 Dutch guilders.

1969

De Lage Landen is founded

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.