Santander achieved a record number of awards including Best Private Bank in ESG & Impact Investing and Best Private Banking for Technology in several of its core markets.

It is the second consecutive year that Spain and Mexico have won the Best Private Bank award, the ninth consecutive year for Portugal, and the eighth year in a row for Chile.  

Madrid, 6 February 2020 - PRESS RELEASE
Santander Private Banking has been named Best Private Banking Overall in Spain, Chile, Portugal and Mexico in the annual awards granted by Euromoney magazine. 

The bank’s commitment to responsible banking was recognized with Santander receiving the Best Private Bank in ESG & Impact Investing award in Latin America, Chile, Mexico, Portugal and Spain. The bank also received the Best Private Banking for Technology in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and Chile.

The awards, now in their 17th year, assess the work of the Private Banking industry and are awarded based on the votes of more than 2,000 entities, including banks, fund managers and family offices, among others. 

Victor Matarranz, Global Head of Banco Santander’s Wealth Management & Insurance division, said: “2019 was an excellent year for Santander Private Banking, a year in which we launched our global value proposition and continued to earn the loyalty of our clients, while investing in the business and developing our private banking products and services. We consolidated our ESG strategy with the aim to become the best Wealth Manager in Europe and the Americas and we currently have more than €7bn of assets in ESG strategies, with multiple solutions and mandates. I am delighted to see that Euromoney has recognized the outstanding service our teams provide to our clients.”

Santander Private Banking offers clients personalized attention thanks to its team of specialized private bankers in Spain, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Portugal, UK, US, Poland and Argentina, among others. It has a network of around 100 specialized offices that employ more than 2,000 professionals. At the close of 2019, Santander Private Banking had customer funds (deposits and investments), loans and custody accounts of €236 billion throughout the world. Santander Group is one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization.