Tools and resources to help your company expand globally

International Desk

The International Desk team works to support you in expanding your business into new countries and helps you access the Santander global network.

In each of the 16 markets where Santander provides corporate banking solutions, we have multilingual teams dedicated to helping clients establish their business or expand their presence further. Our dedicated International Desk gives direct access to the right people, products and services across the Santander global network, as well as providing valuable insight using extensive local market knowledge, including details of the local macroeconomic, financial and business environment.

  • Market knowledge and information about foreign investment and trade in our international network including details of the local macroeconomics, financial and business environment
  • Offering you information on Santander products and services to support international expansion
  • Opening accounts and simplifying processes that may otherwise be difficult
  • Providing ongoing Relationship banking.


  • As a customer of the Santander Group, you will have access to services in our foreign markets as well as in the UK
  • A global vision tailored to your business’s goals and ambitions
  • Help establish direct contacts with third party entities that can assist with the expansion of your business
  • Ability to access the expertise and reach of one of the worlds leading banking groups*.

Santander Group is a leading international financial group* with a prominent presence in 16 markets:

  • Santander is the largest bank in the eurozone in terms of market capitalisation and the 4th Financial Brand in the world in 2012
  • We are the international banking group with the largest branch network, with 14,680 branches worldwide
  • Parent company Banco Santander voted Best Bank in the World in 2012 by Euromoney
  • Last year we managed €1.22 trillion in assets for 103 million clients*
  • Present in 16 markets: Spain, Portugal, Poland, Germany, USA, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Puerto Rico, China, Morocco and United Kingdom*.

*Source data – Banco Santander First Half 2013 Financial Report

For more information please contact your local Relationship Director.

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