John Deere Financial in Europe, CIS and Russia

About John Deere Financial

 

John Deere Bank S.A. (JDBSA) was established in 2000 and holds a full banking license in Luxembourg. JDBSA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Deere & Company and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). JDBSA is located at 43, Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg and is also trading as John Deere Financial.

John Deere Financial offers value no other lender can - a deep understanding of your industry, unmatched equipment expertise, and personalized financial solutions that can be quickly arranged through your dealer at the time of purchase. As one of the world’s largest provider of financing services for customers in agriculture, construction, forestry, turf, and utility equipment, we offer a wide array of products and services to meet your needs.

Corporate Governance

At John Deere, our actions are guided by our core values of integrity, quality, commitment and innovation. We are committed to living our values and, through doing so, building a business as great as our products. Throughout its history, our company has earned a reputation for high quality and integrity, and this has been an asset of incalculable value. We strive to live up to these expectations, not just because it is good business, but because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are never to be compromised for immediate success. We aspire to performance that endures, thereby creating the John Deere experience of genuine value for our employees, our customers and our stakeholders.

Learn more about our corporate governance.

Invitation to a Request for Proposal

The Request For Proposal (hereafter “RFP”) is issued on behalf of John Deere Bank S.A. (hereafter “the Bank”), for the purpose of soliciting tenders in connection with the selection of a new external auditor for the statutory audit of the Bank in line with the mandatory audit firm rotation requirements introduced through Directive 2014/56/EU of 16 April 2014 transposed into Luxembourg Law via the “Loi du 23 Juillet 2016 relative à la profession de l’audit”, and the Regulation (EU)537/2014 of 16 April 2014.

The RFP document explains the Bank’s requirements and provides instructions for the preparation of a response by participating Tenderers (i.e. audit firms).

Tenderers will be evaluated against a series of criteria assessing their technical and financial proposals together with oral presentations.

The Bank has mandated Grant Thornton Advisory S.A. (hereafter “Audit Tender Agent”) to manage the RFP, and all communications must be made using the following email address:

JDB-RFP@lu.gt.com

The successful Tenderer will be invited to negotiate the terms of the contract. The first fiscal year to be audited by the new statutory auditor will be the Bank’s fiscal year 2024.

As per confirmed by the CSSF, the audit firms which have already been recognized for the statutory audit of banks are:

  • PwC
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • BDO
  • Mazars

RFP milestones

Uploading the RFP and tenders document to whitelisted Tenderers through the Data Room

15 November 2021

Tenderers question phase

15 - 26 November 2021

Consolidated answers delivered to Tenderers

10 December 2021

Closing of Data Room

14 December 2021

Deadline to submit Tenderers offers

30 December 2021

Communication of the preselection outcome to Tenderers (shortlist for the beauty contest)

31 January 2022

Interviews with shortlisted Tenderers

28 February to 11 March 2022

Final decision on the successful Tenderer by the board of directors

June 2022 (exact date to be defined)

Data Management at John Deere Bank

John Deere Bank S.A., including its EU branches and subsidiaries, is committed to managing personal data in compliance with applicable data protection laws, such as the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation - “GDPR”) and in compliance with the Luxembourg Professional Secrecy.

John Deere Bank - being part of the John Deere group - leverages the competence and knowledge of other John Deere entities and external service providers to ensure we can offer best in class services and products. To that effect, we need to transfer information to other John Deere entities and to external third parties.

Please check your John Deere Financial documents e.g. Loan agreement for more details.

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Personal Data: What is personal data?

Personal data is information that can be used to identify, locate or contact an individual. It also includes other information that can be associated to an individual.

Please check your John Deere Financial documents if you would like to know what personal data John Deere Bank is processing about you.

Personal Data: What are my rights?

The GDPR gives you rights in respect of your personal data:

  • To be informed about the collection and use of your personal data;
  • To access a copy of your personal data and to take it with you, if needed (portability);
  • To object to processing of your personal data that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress;
  • To prevent processing for direct marketing purposes;
  • To object to decisions being solely taken by automated means; and
  • To have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed.

Please check your John Deere Financial documents if you would like to know what personal data John Deere Bank is processing about you.

Personal Data: More Information

John Deere Links

External Links

Please check your John Deere Financial documents (e.g. Loan Agreement) for more information about your data privacy rights.

Professional Secrecy: More Information

Banking Law (Luxembourg Law of 5 April 1993 on the financial sector, as amended)

How to Contact us

John Deere Data Privacy Officer:
John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, Region 2 Sales & Marketing Center,
John-Deere-Straße 70, 68163 Mannheim, Germany
Telephone: +49 621 829 - 01
Fax:  +49 621 829-45-8300
E-Mail: R2DataPrivacyManager2@JohnDeere.com

 

John Deere Bank S.A., 43, avenue John F. Kennedy L-1855 Luxembourg
Telephone: + 352 2629901
Fax: +352 262990-200
Email: JDFComplianceEU@JohnDeere.com

 

Additional information can be found here.

Remuneration Policy

At the Board Meeting last December, the John Deere Bank S.A. Board of Directors adopted a revised Remuneration Policy.