About us

DLL is the world’s leading vendor finance partner.

    Who we are

    DLL is a global vendor finance company with more than EUR 30 billion in assets. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, DLL provides asset-based financial solutions in the Agriculture, Food, Healthcare, Clean Technology, Construction, Transportation, Industrial, Document Imaging and Technology industries. DLL partners with equipment manufacturers, dealers and distributors in more than 30 countries to support their distribution channels and help grow their businesses. DLL combines customer focus with deep industry knowledge to deliver sustainable solutions for the complete asset life cycle, including commercial finance, retail finance and used equipment finance. DLL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rabobank Group. 

    Quick facts

    • More than 30 countries
      Active in more than 30 countries with deep industry knowledge in each.
    • Think global, act local
      We leverage our global knowledge while adhering to local needs and requirements.
    • 8 industries
      Food, Agriculture, Healthcare, Clean technology, Office technology, Construction, Transportation, and Industrial.

    Our vision

    At DLL, we believe in genuine partnerships with our customers, the kind built on personal trust, not just numbers. By combining our customer focus with deep industry knowledge, we look beyond quick fixes to deliver sustainable solutions. We are more than a provider of capital. We are a true strategic partner and collaborator.

    To that point, we have identified three global trends that will likely alter the way our customers do business and therefore change the expectations they have of their financial solutions provider. In response to these trends, we are continuously adapting our business to meet the evolving needs of our customers.


    Executive Board

    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.

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    The world's largest vendor finance partner.

    Our history

    • 2019

      DLL celebrates 50th anniversary

    • 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

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