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International Desk

Capabilities in Portugal

Bank Accounts

  • Resident accounts (EUR, AUD, CAD, DKK, SEK, NOK, JPY, NZD, ZAR, CHF, GBP, USD, PLN, MXN).
  • Non-Resident Accounts (EUR, AUD, CAD, DKK, SEK, NOK, JPY, NZD, ZAR, CHF, GBP, USD, PLN, MXN).

Cash Management

  • Collection:
    • Electronic collection
    • Direct debit
    • Checks
    • Checks payable abroad
    • Branches collections
    • POS
    • Home Deposit (The Bank provides equipment that allows corporate to make deposits at their premises into their account in our bank; Centralized management of pick up services)
    • ATM Payments
  • Payment:
    • Debit and Credit cards and checks
    • Confirming: suppliers are allowed to advance payments
    • Interactive payments: through internet
    • Payrolls: salary payments.
    • Tax payments
  • Cash Pooling: National and International
  • Domestic and International Tansfers.

Electronic Banking

  • Functionalities:
    • Account statements and movements
    • Consolidated position with the Bank (deposits, accounts, investments, loans, treasury operations)
    • Collection
    • Payments (SEPA compliant)
    • Factoring & Confirming
    • Status of database uploads and of payments remittances
    • Multilingual: Portuguese, Spanish and English
  • Transfers:
    • Domestic
    • Payments: suppliers or third parties, payrolls, taxes.


  • Liquidity:
    • Time deposits
  • Foreign exchange
  • Hedge: interest rate swaps, currency swaps, cross-currency swaps, forwards.

Global Cash-Management Solutions

  • CIS – Corporate Information Service – developed to improve the visibility and control of balances and movements over accounts held in our subsidiaries or in other financial institutions;
  • Santander Global Payments – allow the centralization of payments through a regional channel, either Swiftnet / Host to Host. These payment orders would to be processed at the Santander Global Payment, and subsequently executed locally in each country.

Credit Markets

  • Structured Finance:
    • Project Finance
    • Acquisition Finance
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Asset Capital Structures
  • Securitizations
  • Syndicated Loans

Corporate Finance

  • Mergers & Acquisitions advisory:
    • Divestitures
    • Acquisitions
    • Mergers
    • Privatizations
    • Public tender offers
    • Fairness Opinions
    • Valuations
    • Leveraged Buy-Outs
    • Management Buy-Outs
  • Equity Capital Markets:
    • Initial Public Offerings
    • Secondary Public Offerings
    • Private Placements
    • Spin-Offs
    • Block-Trades
    • Accelerated Book-Buildings
    • Convertible Bonds
  • Corporate Equity Derivatives.

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