Capital increase (July 2017) - Holders of shares residing in Italy, Poland and Portugal and holders of CDIs (United Kingdom)

Banco Santander has launched a capital increase with pre-emptive subscription rights addressed to its current shareholders, as well as other investors who acquire pre-emptive subscription rights in the market. The capital increase aims to reinforce and optimize the Bank’s equity structure to adequately cover the acquisition of 100% of Banco Popular Español, S.A.’s share capital.


Some of the documents available in this website are not an informative prospectus but an informative communication and investors should not subscribe any shares of Banco Santander or purchase any pre-emptive subscription rights for new shares in the capital increase referred to in this website except on the basis of the information contained in the informative prospectus in connection with the capital increase (comprised of Summary, Share Securities Note and Share Registration Document) which, once approved and registered with the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV), is available at the Bank’s registered office and, in electronic format, in the webpage of the CNMV (www. and in this webpage (www. Likewise, the Bank has obtained the passport of the informative prospectus in connection with the capital increase for the purposes of it being effective in the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Poland.

Below you can find the documents in relation to the capital increase:

Information Agent Helpline for Shareholders and Investors in Europe:
D.F. King Ltd:
125 Wood Street
London EC2V 7AN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7920 9700

For individuals who hold CDIs through the Santander Nominee Service operated by Equiniti Financial Services:
Helpline: 0371 384 2000