23 / 05 / 2022
FinancialLease.nl enters its next growth phase with Dutch investment firm Egeria
Maarssen – 19 May 2022 – The founders of FinancialLease.nl have this week sold their majority interest in Financial Lease Nederland BV to the Dutch investment firm Egeria. Egeria’s support and experience will enable FinancialLease.nl to build on its solid foundations and enter a new growth phase.
Jurriën van Dijk, CEO and shareholder of FinancialLease.nl, said: “We are grateful to the founders for their contribution over the past years. They gave us space to grow into a market leader in financial leasing.” In the last few years the company has expanded from three to 90 employees and this year will exceed a total leasing volume of EUR 1 billion. After 11 successful years it is time to take the next step: “Egeria’s investment gives us an opportunity to fulfil our growth potential faster. Our aim is to double our leasing volume within five years. Together with all our stakeholders we will continue to build on our success to achieve this goal.”
Van Dijk continued: “This step strengthens our position in the market and gives us space to grow so we can provide even better service for our clients in the future. In Egeria we have found an enthusiastic partner with which to fulfil our ambitions.”
Egeria will use its expertise as an investment partner to support FinancialLease.nl and aims to deliver added value at every step of this collaboration. Both parties look to the future full of confidence.
FinancialLease.nl was founded in 2011 to cater to the growing interest in vehicle finance for businesses in the Netherlands. In the 11 years of the company’s existence, during which it has become a major player in the Dutch automotive sector, it has helped over 42,000 businesses with suitable financing for their mobility needs.
Egeria was founded in 1997 as an independent Dutch investment firm aimed at medium-sized companies. Egeria invests in healthy companies with an enterprise value between EUR 50 million and EUR 350 million. Egeria believes in building businesses jointly with enterprising management teams (Boldly Building Together). Egeria Private Equity Funds has interests in 11 businesses in the Netherlands and Germany. Egeria Evergreen has investments in six businesses. Egeria’s portfolio companies generate combined revenues of more than EUR 2 billion and provide employment for over 10,000 people. The company’s other activities are Egeria Real Estate Investments, Egeria Real Estate Development and Egeria Listed Investments. In 2018 Egeria launched Egeria Do, a corporate giving programme that supports projects in the world of art, culture and society, as well as in its investee companies.