Banco Santander is a leading retail and commercial bank, founded in 1857 and headquartered in Spain. It has a meaningful market share in 10 core markets in Europe and the Americas, and is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. At the end of June 2018, Banco Santander had EUR 981 billion in customer funds (deposits and mutual funds), 140 million customers, 13,500 branches and 200,000 employees. Banco Santander made attributable profit of EUR 3,752 million in the first half of 2018, an increase of 4% compared to the same period last year.
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (SCIB) is Santander’s global division that supports corporate and institutional clients, offering tailored services and value-added wholesale products suited to their complexity and sophistication. SCIB’s aim is to be the best bank for its clients in Latin American and Europe, with solid business hubs in the US and Asia.
We provide strategic media communication counsel to help corporates and public institutions build close relationships with the financial and business community. Since 1991 we have been supporting senior management, Governments and sponsors, advisers, and institutional investors in the design and implementation of communication and investor relations strategies, during rapidly changing and often challenging markets at home and internationally. With multilingual and dynamic teams in Spain, Portugal and Latin America, we have built our reputation as experts in corporate and financial communication. We provide solutions and communication strategies based on knowledge of the industries and markets in which our clients operate. We have a proven track record of reputation management, especially in special situations – crises and capital markets operations – in which our clients find themselves engaged from time to time. Transparency, ethics and perfection are the foundations of our work; our motivation is to always meet the objectives agreed with our clients.
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries.
We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.
Willis Towers Watson helps organizations in all industries evaluate the strategic rationale and potential candidates for a deal, assess the potential costs and risks, and address the full range of integration issues — from identifying leaders, retaining key talent and harmonizing workplace programs, to managing the entire change process. Our insurance consulting services, which are based on our deep industry knowledge and quantitative expertise, focus on raising capital, conducting due diligence and restructuring.