BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK reveals strategic partnership with Hitachi Construction Machinery
BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has today announced its strategic partnership with the excavator, wheel loader, parts and servicing supplier Hitachi Construction Machinery UK (HCM UK) Ltd.
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, said: “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, added: “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, said: “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.”