We are the voice of leasing and automotive rental in Europe

Leaseurope connects its members, regulators and other stakeholders, working to ensure a strong leasing and automotive rental sector supporting the European economy. We advocate for this on relevant regulatory initiatives, provide expertise on a wide range of topics, publish valuable statistical reports and research on our industry, and create a community of lessors and others to exchange on relevant topics.

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Our focus

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Green transition

Leasing and vehicle rental firms have a key role to play in creating a more sustainable Europe, from funding energy efficient assets to promoting a circular business model
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Moving Europe

Automotive leasing and vehicle rental services allow millions of Europeans to grow their business, service customers, transport goods and simply get from A to B
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Supporting SMEs

Small businesses are the backbone of the European economy and leasing has proven a reliable form of finance for millions of SMEs, particularly during times of crisis
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Low risk finance

The leasing sector has proven that, even during economic crisis periods, it is a consistently low risk form of financing with low losses compared to traditional lending

Leaseurope's members

Leaseurope is an umbrella federation representing 44 national member associations in 31 countries, covering roughly 91% of the European leasing and automotive rental market.

€ 662.5 billion

outstanding lease value

9 million

automotive lease contracts

47 %

SMEs using leasing

€ 388.7 billion

new business volumes

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Introducing the 2023 Leaseurope Annual Review

In an ever-evolving economic landscape, Leaseurope stands as the main advocate for the leasing and automotive rental industry. As we reflect on another year of dedication and growth, our Annual Review offers a glimpse into the essential role we play in shaping the future of the leasing and automotive rental industry.


Leaseurope Annual Convention 2024

The Leaseurope Annual Convention is widely recognised as the pre-eminent yearly gathering for the European leasing & automotive rental community and is the only such event organised by the industry at European level.

This year the European Leasing & Consumer Credit Yearly Gathering will take place in Alicante, Spain on 3 and 4 October 2024.

Leasing: the path to sustainable growth for Europe

Find out what leasing is and how it contributes to the European economy by supporting business investment. We show how leasing is particularly well suited for SMEs, supports manufacturer sales and encourages sustainable investment and a more efficient use of resources.