The Santander Group – Company Information

The Santander Group – Company Overview

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Company The Santander Group
Headquarters Av. de Cantabria s/n 28660 Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
Group Executive Chairman Ana Patricia Botín-Sanz de Sautuola y O’Shea
CEO José Antonio Álvare
Industry Banking, Financial Services
Type Sociedad Anónima
Founded 1857
Net interest income €32,189 million EUR (2015)
Operating income €23,702 million EUR (2015)
Profit €5,966 million EUR (2015)
Employees 193,863 (2015)
IR contact number +34 91 259 65 14
IR email address [email protected]

The Santander Group, Banco Santander, one of the largest banks in Europe in terms of market capitalization. It is based in Santander, Spain.

The company has operations all across Europe, North America, South America, and Asia.

Santander was founded in 1857 by 76 businessmen linked to regional economy and to the Spanish colonial trade with the Americas.

The bank flourished during the 20th century and became the main financial group in Spain and Latin America.

The Santander Group also has significant presence in the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, Poland, and the north-east of the United States.

It currently has a global network of 14,400 branches – the largest in the international banking sector.

The company is active in all aspect of banking, including: personal banking, commercial banking, corporate banking, investment banking, insurance, mortgages, credit cards, finance, private equity, and asset management.

Santander listed in the Madrid, New York, London, Milan, Lisbon, Mexico, Buenos Aires, and São Paulo stock exchanges.

The Santander Group – Financial Results

Key figures (in millions of Euros) 2015* 2014*
Net interest income €32,189 €29,548
Gross income €42,272 €42,612
Net operating income €23,702 €22,574
Underlying profit from continuing operations €10,939 €9,720
Attributable profit to the Group €5,966 €5,816
Total assets €1,340,260 €1,266,296

*For the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014

Source: “The Santander Group – 2015 Annual Report”

The Santander Group – Live Stock Market Data