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Description

Banco Santander is the largest banking group in the euro zone and fourth largest in Europe by market capitalization. Today, the Santander Group has over 14,000 branches in more than 40 countries, over 100 million customers and is considered one of the safest and most secure banks in the world. Santander is one of the largest banks in the world by stock market value and the largest in the Eurozone, headquartered near Madrid, Santander’s success comes from having firm banking principles and a strong retail banking focus also specializes in consumer finance, wholesale banking, asset management and insurance in Europe and Latin America. The group traces its roots to the founding of Banco de Santander in 1857, and is one of the founding members of The IBOS Association.

Details

Host Bank

Yes

Account holding bank

Yes

Domestic branches

4398

Non-domestic branches

4500+

Short name

SAN

Bank type

Member Bank

Website

www.gruposantander.com

Accolades

The Banker – “Global Best Bank ” 2010 Euromoney – “World Best Bank” 2010 Euromoney – “Best Bank in Spain” 2010 Global Finance-“Best Bank in Portugal” 2010 Euromoney-“Best Bank in Portugal” 2010 Euromoney- “
Best Bank in United Kingdom”
The Banker – “Bank of the Year in the United Kingdom” 2010

Services Offered

Cash Services

Yes

Lockbox

No

Reconciliation tools (cheque/cash)

Yes

Sweeping and pooling

Yes

Trade services

Yes

Treasury management

Yes

Customer Services

Dedicated IBOS desk

Yes

Preferential IBOS customer service

Yes

Single point of contact for client

Yes

Customer service in English

Yes

Electronic Banking

Electronic banking in local language

Yes

Electronic banking in local English

Yes

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