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Santander Names Best Business Current Account Provider at Business Moneyfacts Awards 2015

Santander was named ‘Best Business Current Account Provider’ at the annual Business Moneyfacts Awards last Thursday, the thirteenth time the banking group has won the award.

• Santander wins four awards: ‘Business Bank of the Year’ ‘Best Business Current Account Provider’, ‘Best International Solutions Provider’, ‘Innovation in the SME Finance Sector’  

Santander was named ‘Best Business Current Account Provider’ at the annual Business Moneyfacts Awards last Thursday, the thirteenth time the banking group has won the award. 

This prestigious award is testament to Santander’s commitment to becoming the bank of choice for UK companies and was among four awards taken home on the night. Business Moneyfacts, the leading independent business finance guide, also awarded Santander the titles of ‘Business Bank of the Year’, ‘Best International Solutions Provider’ and ‘Innovation in the SME Finance Sector.’  

Santander was also highly commended in the ‘Business Start-up Bank of the Year’ award.

Marcelino Castrillo, Managing Director of UK SME Banking, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded four awards this year. Winning these awards shows the strength of our overall value proposition for businesses, built on our relationship banking approach. Last year we made great progress and established an innovative range of international solutions further increasing our support for SMEs.”

Robin Foale, Managing Director of Business Banking, said: “We are extremely proud and delighted to have won the Business Bank of the Year award. This award, alongside having been recognised as the Best Business Current Account Provider for the 13th successive year, is a real testimony to the outstanding proposition that we have and how we continue to help businesses to prosper.”  

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Notes to Editors 

Santander UK is a leading financial services provider in the UK and offers a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. As at 31 December 2014, Santander UK serves more than 14 million active customers with c. 20,000 employees and operates through 921 branches and 66 regional Corporate Business Centres. Santander UK is subject to the full supervision of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) in the UK. Santander UK plc customers are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in the UK.

About Us
Banco Santander (SAN.MC, STD.N, BNC.LN) is a retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with a presence in 10 main markets. Santander is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. Founded in 1857, Santander had EUR 1.43 trillion in managed funds, 12,950 branches – more than any other international bank – and 185,400 employees at the close of 2014. It is the largest financial group in Spain and Latin America. It also has significant positions in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Germany, Poland and the northeast United States. In 2014 Santander made an attributable profit of EUR 5,816 million, 39% more than the previous year.

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