In the first half of 2016, UniCredit Leasing CZ entered into 14,300 new lease contracts worth CZK 7.35bn in total. The funded value was 16% higher on the year. Leasing services for corporate clients made up 85% of the result, while retail clients contributed with 15%. The strongest segments included vehicles of up to 3.5 tonnes (36% increase in the funded value) and vehicles of over 3.5 tonnes (+7%). Spokesman Petr Plocek further told ČIANEWS that this autumn his company would have a special offer for the financing of machining tools.