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De Lage Landen and Microsoft Financing Expand Relationship to Include the United Kingdom and Canada

De Lage Landen and Microsoft Financing Expand Relationship to Include the United Kingdom and Canada

Following an earlier announcement from De Lage Landen on the expansion of their long-standing global relationship with Microsoft Financing in Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and the U. S. federal business, the company today announced a further expansion of this relationship to include the UK and Canada.

Eindhoven, The Netherlands (PRWEB) March 12, 2010

Following an earlier announcement from De Lage Landen on the expansion of their long-standing global relationship with Microsoft Financing in Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and the U. S. federal business, the company today announced a further expansion of this relationship to include the UK and Canada. As a result, De Lage Landen will be acting as the financing provider of Microsoft Financing in seven countries for both Enterprise as well as SMB (Small Medium Business) customers.

Over the past years, De Lage Landen has enhanced its Office Technology business to include the support of a wide range of products and services. From video conferencing to storage solutions, from software to copiers and printers, De Lage Landen's financing experts have built extensive knowledge and experience in these specific business areas, gaining the position as a leading financing provider in the industry. Within the Office Technology business, software finance represents one of the key strategic areas that De Lage Landen plans to further develop.

"We are pleased to be working with Microsoft on this significant additional business," said Marc Dierckx, President of Global Business Unit Office Technology at De Lage Landen. "We consider it both a privilege and proof of Microsoft's appreciation of our service and commitment to Microsoft Financing. The expansion of this relationship supports and strengthens our strategic direction. Above all, it confirms that the value proposition we bring to market is distinct and recognized by our business partners."

About De Lage Landen
De Lage Landen International B. V. De Lage Landen is a global provider of high-quality asset-based financing products. Headquartered in Eindhoven (the Netherlands), De Lage Landen is 100% owned by Rabobank. This Dutch bank is Triple-A rated by the major rating agencies Moody's and Standard & Poor's.

With offices and joint ventures in more than 35 countries worldwide, De Lage Landen specializes in asset financing and vendor finance programs on a worldwide scale. The global offering also includes an array of commercial finance solutions. The company focuses on the following industries: Food & Agriculture, Healthcare, Office Technology, Financial Institutions, Transportation and Construction & Industrial. De Lage Landen also offers private-label leasing programs for the Banking industry, and delivers a broad range of financial services to leasing organizations and non-banking financial institutions.

In the Netherlands, De Lage Landen offers a broad range of financing products, both through local Rabobanks and directly to the market. These products include Equipment Leasing, Car and Commercial Vehicle Leasing, ICT Leasing, Consumer Finance and Factoring.

Athlon Car Lease International became part of De Lage Landen Group in 2006. Athlon Car Lease International is an international provider of operational car leasing, active in eight European countries.

For more information, please visit our website: http://www. delagelanden. com (http://www. delagelanden. com).

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