Euromoney recognized Santander as a leader in several categories of its survey, including Best Private Banking Overall in Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Poland and Chile. 

It praised Santander Private Banking’s technological investment and ESG endeavours. 

It named Santander best bank for high net worth clients in the United States, Latin America, Portugal Chile, Mexico, Poland and Spain.

Madrid, 10 February 2021 - PRESS RELEASE
Euromoney magazine has recognized Santander Private Banking as a leader in several categories of its annual awards, one of the industry’s most prestigious accolades. In 2021, it named Santander Best Private Bank in Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Poland and Chile and best bank for high net worth clients in United States, Latin America, Portugal, Chile, Mexico, Poland and Spain. 

Euromoney also esteemed Santander’s investment in technology and commitment to responsible banking. Santander received the magazine’s awards for Best Private Bank in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) & Impact Investing and Best Innovative or Emerging Technology and Data Management in Latin America, alongside other similar awards for several countries in Latin America and Europe.

Euromoney’s awards, now in their 18th year, consider the work of the private banking industry and are based on a survey of more than 2,000 people, including banks, fund managers and family offices, among others. 

Victor Matarranz, global head of Banco Santander’s Wealth Management & Insurance division, said: “In 2020, despite the challenges posed by covid-19 pandemic and the prioritization of everyone's health and safety, Santander Private Banking accelerated thanks to its global platform, a comprehensive product offering and such pioneering wealth advisory platforms as Future Wealth. We also consolidated our ESG offering and enhanced communications with clients through award-winning digital channels. I am delighted to see that Euromoney has recognized the service our teams provide to our clients.”

Santander Private Banking offers clients personalized assistance thanks to its team of specialized private bankers in Spain, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Portugal, the UK, the US, Poland and Argentina. It counts more than 100 branches and 2,500 experts. By the end of 2020, Santander Wealth Management & Insurance division had €370 billion in assets worldwide.

Banco Santander (SAN SM, STD US, BNC LN) is a leading retail and commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful presence in 10 core markets in Europe and the Americas, and is one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization. Its purpose is to help people and businesses prosper in a simple, personal and fair way. Santander is building a more responsible bank and has made a number of commitments to support this objective, including raising over €120 billion in green financing between 2019 and 2025, as well as financially empowering more than 10 million people over the same period. At the end of 2020, Banco Santander had more than a trillion euros in total funds, 148 million customers, of which 22.8 million are loyal and 42.4 million are digital, 11,000 branches and 191,000 employees.