CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We consent to the incorporation by reference in Registration Statement No. 333-200778, No. 333-163669 and No. 333-154792 on Form S-8 and
Registration Statement No. 333-199514 on Form S-3 of General Finance Corporation of our report dated September 8, 2017 relating to the consolidated financial statements, the financial statement schedule listed in Item 15(a), and the
effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting appearing in this Annual Report on Form 10-K.
/s/ Crowe Horwath LLP
Sherman Oaks, California
September 8, 2017