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BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK announces strategic partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery UK Ltd

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK today announces its strategic partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCM UK) Ltd, a market leader in the supply of excavators, wheel loaders, parts and servicing across the UK and Ireland.

Under the agreement, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK will be the exclusive partner for the provision of finance for HCM UK equipment in the UK and Republic of Ireland, under the brand name of ZAXIS Finance.

Reflecting their long-standing commitment to the construction industry, with a presence in the UK for more than 50 years, this partnership highlights Leasing Solutions’ drive to provide innovative solutions and consistent funding which support the continued evolution of the sector.

Rachel Appleton, CEO, Leasing Solutions UK & ROI comments:

The stability, consistency and breadth of expertise we can offer as part of a leading long-established global brand will enable those in the construction sector to access the high-quality equipment that HCM UK delivers. This strategic partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery UK, under the ZAXIS Finance brand, consolidates BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK’s position as a committed and trusted funder to the UK and ROI construction industry.”

Mark Richards, Equipment Logistic and Solutions General Manager at Leasing Solutions UK & ROI adds:

We are excited to work in partnership with HCM UK to support their customers with access to financing solutions for all their Hitachi equipment needs, coupled with our market-leading service provision.  By welcoming a number of the experienced ZAXIS Finance team to Leasing Solutions, customers will benefit from consistency of service and continuity of established relationships, plus the added pedigree of Leasing Solutions in delivering long term vendor finance partner programs. Putting the customer first is at the core of our business ethos and we are excited to develop long-standing and positive relationships that endure through ever-changing economic cycles.”

David Roberts, CEO at Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd comments:

More so than ever, finance is a key element of our value proposition and so it is critical that our offering in this regard aligns with all of our products and services. We know that working in partnership with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK will ensure that both our existing, and new customers, will get a flexible, reliable and responsive service when it comes to their financing needs.”

Mark Turnham, National Sales & Marketing Director at Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd added:

HCM UK went out to the market to find a finance partner that held the same values as HCM UK in terms of customer focus and service levels, I am delighted that we found such a partner in BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK.

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has appointed a team with many years of experience within the construction industry and who share the same passion and drive for the Hitachi construction machinery product as we do, allowing us to offer even higher levels of customer service than before.”

About BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions

As part of the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, the European leader in asset finance, specialises in leasing and rental solutions for professional equipment, offered either directly to businesses or through its partners and their distribution channels.

At the heart of the usage economy, we provide businesses with the flexibility they need to remain competitive and grow in a sustainable way.

BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK offers an innovative suite of products designed through years of experience, enabling us to provide leasing expertise, solutions and support across a number of different markets. As a trusted funder with a strong pedigree and a passion for building lasting and mutual relationships, we work to help partners increase their competitive edge.

About Hitachi Construction Machinery

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) is a leading name in the construction equipment market, servicing the UK and Irish construction industry with national coverage from its 14 depots and appointed sub-dealer in Ireland.

More information can be found at: https://www.hitachicm.co.uk/about-us/

For further information, please contact: 

Rebecca Rabbitts, Head of Marketing
Tel: +44 (0)7584 336489
E-Mail: rebecca.rabbitts@uk.bnpparibas.com