Hitachi signs dealer finance partnership

By Steve Ducker17 May 2023

Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) (HCME) has announced a partnership with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions to provide dealer financing solutions for its construction machinery.

Under the agreement, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions will be the preferred financial solutions provider for HCME’s dealer network across multiple European countries, with dealers able to offer customers access to a range of flexible financing options under the Zaxis Finance brand.

Hitachi and BNP Paribas signing From left: Takaharu Ikdea, president HCME; Isabelle Loc, CEO BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions; and Patrick Top, HCME director sales and marketing. (Photo: HCME)

The company said finance will be available for the acquisition of all new and used excavators and wheeled loaders.

“Access to equipment finance is vital to support the continued evolution of the European construction industry,” said HCME President Takaharu Ikeda.

“We are delighted to partner with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions so that our dealers can continue to deliver fast, efficient and bespoke services to our customers that match their unique capital investment needs.”

Isabelle Loc, CEO at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions said: “As the European leader in asset finance, we are a trusted funding partner for some of the world’s leading manufacturers across diverse sectors, including construction.

“We are thrilled to have signed this agreement with the HCME team and now look forward to delivering on our capacity to drive exceptional value for HCME and its dealer network.”

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