03 Aug 2017
LEASYS ARRIVES IN THE UK
Leasys S.p.A, the contract hire and mobility company of FCA Bank (the joint venture of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Crédit Agricole), has strengthened its European expansion, after taking over the contract hire business of FCA Fleet Services UK. It celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016, and earned the title of fastest growing automotive leasing company in the United Kingdom, according to the FN50.
FCA Fleet Services UK (today Leasys UK) has seen rapid growth in the past two years, thanks to demand from the SME market as well as the growth in Personal Contract Hire solutions. They have recently passed a significant milestone: achieving a fleet size of more than 9,000 vehicles.
To guide Leasys in its UK HQ office, Roberto Bellavia has been appointed Head of Leasys UK by Alex Hughes, Managing Director, FCA Bank Group UK. Roberto brings with him several years of international experience within the Contract Hire and Automotive industry.
Alex Hughes said: "The launch marks a further step change in the business, broadening its appeal across the UK Fleet Market, from Pan-European corporate fleets, to serving the FCA dealer network and supporting businesses across the UK to find the right leasing solution."
A key player in Italy in the market for Contract Hire and automotive services, Leasys S.p.A is a wholly-owned company of the FCA Bank Group, a joint venture between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Crédit Agricole. Started in September 2001, Leasys currently manages a fleet of over 150,000 vehicles (cars and commercial vehicles featuring all makes, including many Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands) which targets large companies, small and medium businesses, public administration, professionals and private individuals. Through Clickar, Leasys is also among the top Italian companies in the used corporate auto sales market. www.leasys.com - www.clickar.biz
Leasys UK established in 1996 and part of FCA Bank S.p.A., have been providing a range of personal and business contract hire and related services for FCA customers.
FCA Bank is a financial institution engaging mainly in car financing, with the objective of meeting all mobility requirements. It is an equally-held joint venture of FCA Italy, a company of global car manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, a leader in consumer credit. The company provides financial products to support the sales of prestigious car brands in Europe. Loan and leasing financing products provided by FCA Bank are specifically designed for the sale networks, for private customers and corporate fleets. FCA Bank SpA has a presence in 17 European countries and in Morocco, directly or through subsidiaries. At 30 June 2017, FCA Bank had a credit portfolio of €22.7 billion.
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