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About Santander
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About Santander

About Santander
Founded in Northern Spain in 1857, Santander has a successful history in retail and commercial banking, and has grown to become one of the five largest banks in the world by profit.
Santander Key Facts
  • Has provided its customers with security and service for more than 150 years
  • Named the "Best Bank in the World"*
  • Named one of the safest banks in the world by Global Finance magazine
  • Over 14,000 branches, more than any other international bank in the world, and more than 35,000 ATMs
  • More than 80 million customers in 40 countries
  • $1.2 trillion in deposits and customer funds under management**
  • More than 180,000 employees
  • 3 million shareholders
Visit the Santander Website: What does this mean for you?
  • Sovereign Bank is now a subsidiary of Banco Santander, but will continue to operate under the same name for the time being.
  • Rest assured that it's business as usual with the same people you already know and trust. You can also continue to count on the close, personal attention you've come to expect.
  • Sovereign is and will remain, even after the acquisition by Santander, an FDIC-insured bank. Learn More
* According to Euromoney Magazine, July 2008.
** As of June 30, 2008 EUR 758.562 billion converted at the exchange rate of that date.
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