About Us

In 1981, World Omni was established as the first captive finance company in America for an import car manufacturer. The company originates, underwrites, and services vehicle retail and lease contracts with consumers.

World Omni: A Record of Excellence

1981

World Omni Financial Corp. was established as the first captive auto finance company in the United States for an import automaker.

1983
First Lease

World Omni booked its first lease contract, a Toyota long bed truck from Toyota of Hollywood.

1986

World Omni Commercial Fleet department is established.

1987
Asset-Backed Securities

In an industry first, World Omni began to offer Asset-Backed Securities backed by Automotive Lease Receivables.

1991

World Omni combined its servicing operation from multiple field branches into one facility located in Mobile. Ala.

1996

World Omni created the Southeast Toyota Finance brand to offer better service and personalized support to the Southeast Toyota dealers.

1997
St. Louis Center

World Omni’s National Customer Service Center opened in Earth City, Mo. helping to establish a greater national presence.

2003

DataScan was acquired by World Omni after a 14-year partnership and continues to be an industry leader in wholesale floorplan accounting and risk management systems. World Omni funded its 1 millionth contract.

2008
IBM Award

World Omni won the IBM Information on Demand Innovation Award.

2011
Two Millionth Contract

World Omni funded its 2 millionth contract.

2016
eContracting

SET Finance launched eContracting at Toyota of Hollywood. World Omni funded its 3 millionth contract.