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


Best practices for Covid-19 relief measures

Following roundtable discussions between the European Commission, the financial services industry and representatives of European consumers and businesses on relief measures offered in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, a number of best practices of relevance for lenders and insurers across Europe were identified.

Leaseurope's members

Leaseurope is an umbrella federation representing 45 national member associations in 32 countries, covering roughly 91% of the European leasing and automotive rental market.

€ 981 billion

outstanding lease value

11 million

automotive lease contracts

43 %

SMEs using leasing

€ 421 billion

new business volumes

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.