Banco Popular acquisition

On 7 June 2017, Banco Santander announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Banco Popular Español, S.A.

All the documentation from this transaction can be found below.

None of the documents posted in the present website is a prospectus and investors should not subscribe for any new shares of Banco Santander, S.A. ("Banco Santander" or the "Bank") or purchase any pre-emptive subscription rights for new shares of the Bank referred to some of the said documents except on the basis of the information contained in the prospectus of the rights issue to be registered by Banco Santander with the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores ("CNMV"). Once registered with the CNMV, the prospectus shall be publicly available at the Bank's registered address and, in electronic format, in the web pages of the Bank ( and the CNMV ( The Bank expects to request the CNMV to passport the prospectus of the rights issue, once approved and registered, for the purposes of it being effective in the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Poland.

None of the documents made available in the present website constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to subscribe for, the pre-emptive subscription rights or the new shares being issued in connection with the share capital increase, in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful or, as the case may be, until the applicable requirements for those purposes have been met. The distribution of aforementioned documents and/or the prospectus and/or the transfer of pre-emptive subscription rights and/or new shares into jurisdictions other than Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Poland may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession any of the documents made available through the present website comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

The securities referred to in the documents uploaded herein may not be and will not be offered or sold in the United States unless in a transaction registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act") or in a transaction exempt from, or not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. If any public offering of securities is made in the United States it will be made by means of a prospectus that may at the time of any such offering be obtained from Banco Santander and that will contain or incorporate by reference detailed information about Banco Santander and its management, as well as financial statements.