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European Vendor Solutions

Bespoke finance for specialist assets across Europe

We work with vendors and their distribution networks across Europe to help them manage their own cash flow and meet the financing needs of their customers.

Whether its industrial equipment, heavy plant machinery, state of the art energy efficiency solutions or cutting-edge medical technology, we’re here to find the right financial solution for your business.

We’re based in the UK with a team that speaks seven European languages and a dedicated branch office in Amsterdam.

    • Flexible financing options designed to make efficient use of capital and cash flow
    • Close vendor relations and industry expertise
    • UK-based with a team that speaks seven European languages
    • Dedicated branch office in Amsterdam

You might be looking for a cost-efficient way to acquire new or used assets over time, to make use of assets without impacting your balance sheet, or prefer the flexibility of bundling equipment, maintenance and service costs into one payment on a pay-per-use basis.

All of our financing options are designed to help you make more efficient use of your capital and cash flow when using our vendors’ products and services in a way that’s right for your business.

We have the reach, expertise and experience to offer tailored financial solutions to businesses across Europe – both directly and through our network of funding partners.

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    With expert insight in markets and industries and experience of working with customers across Europe, find out how our innovative funding solutions could help your business. 

Case studies

Maria Mallaband Care Group Ltd, UK

We helped to upgrade the heating system of a large residential care home with new Worcester Bosch boilers. Our finance solution spread the cost, preserved cash flow and allowed the job to be completed in a narrow timescale, without a large initial capital outlay.

Rye Demolition Ltd, UK

We helped source and finance a large-scale investment in a fleet of Hitachi excavators for high-profile demolition projects. Our flexible terms and professional but personal approach delivered an easy and stress-free customer experience.


How we helped Armstrongs to renew and upgrade their fleet of durable excavators to work in demanding quarrying conditions, and to finance this large-scale annual investment.

Bakker Staal Montage

With a personal approach and excellent customer service, Hitachi Capital UK supports Bakker Staal Montage with financing the investment in a new mobile crane with larger capacity to improve capability, attract new customers and deliver bigger projects.

Watson Hire Ltd, Ireland

When tools and machinery supplier Watson Hire needed to overhaul and expand its rental fleet, we established a long-term finance partnership to meet their needs. Enabling the firm to supply a growing number of construction customers with new machines, we delivered financial support which has provided a springboard for Watson’s sustained growth.

SCAI S.p.A., Italy

With nine branches across Italy, SCAI S.p.A, an authorised dealer for Hitachi Construction Machinery, sought a fast and flexible finance option to fund the purchase of Hitachi construction equipment and complement its existing 1,000-strong fleet. Our tailor-made supplier finance solution enabled SCAI to expand its range of machines with the addition of a variety of Hitachi excavators and wheel loaders whilst preserving its cash flow.

Crane Concept BV, The Netherlands

We assisted start-up company Crane Concept to finance the purchase of its first ever hydraulic crawler crane. Using our construction assets experience and expertise, we helped the mobile and crawler crane specialist provider to manage their substantial investment and supplement their rental fleet, supporting their growth aspirations within the industry.

Miro Sp. z o.o., Poland

When ultrasound distributor Miro Sp. z o.o. needed to fund the acquisition of fully equipped Hitachi ultrasound units for demonstration purposes without having a negative impact on cash flow, we worked with Hitachi Medical Systems Europe to provide a joint solution with extended payment terms.

News and Media

Financial Results For Year Ended 31 March 2019

Jul 2019

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC publishes its financial results for FY 18/19, announcing record group profits and the tenth year of successive growth

Hitachi Capital UK Makes Franchise Acquisition

Jun 2018

Hitachi Capital UK has strengthened its business offering with the acquisition of Franchise Finance Ltd, a specialist financial services provider to the franchising industry.

Business Operations Extended Into Netherlands

Sep 2017

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC has announced plans for further European expansion for the business following a planned new branch office opening in Amsterdam, Netherlands.