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Our vision

Our purpose at Santander Asset Management UK (SAM UK) is clear, from retail clients to global institutions, we are here to deliver investment solutions that evolve according to their needs.

Our strong heritage dates back to 1971, with Banco Santander's first asset management company, Gesbansander, and distribution of Banserfond, its first equity fund, and later incorpation of its first fixed-income fund. Since then, Santander Asset Management has expanded internationally, focusing primarily on Europe and Latin America. In the UK the strategic acquisition of the Abbey National Bank, and merger of several local asset managers, formed Santander Asset Management UK Ltd in 2007.

We are a global asset manager with extensive local knowledge in Europe and Latin America, working as a single firm in 10 major markets and with 50  years of experience.  

As an international asset manager, we have global expertise and a local perspective. But it is how that blends with our local strengths that gives us the edge in delivering investment performance for our clients. We provide simple, innovative and transparent service, with one objective in mind: to deliver a comprehensive range of products to our customers with the right balance between risk and return. Our solutions reflect our deep understanding of what is required to help different types of client achieve their investment goals regardless of market conditions.

Why choose Santander Asset Management

From a local focus, to a global perspective

Our presence in 11 markets in Europe and Latin America provides us with a unique global perspective. Local teams use their in-depth insight of local markets to uncover new investment opportunities for the benefit of our clients. 

From simple solutions, to sophisticated opportunities

Listening to our clients is key to understand how their needs evolve. From traditional asset classes to sophisticated opportunities, we offer our clients a comprehensive range of investment solutions.

From risk control, to performance excellence

As much as performance is essential, risk control is algo a priority. Whether you are an institution or a retail client, we adhere to strict risk control processes developed to protect and enhance the value of your portfolio and mitigate risks.

From you, to the world

At the heart of the company is our commitment to create a positive impact in our local communities. Our teams and processes are continuously evolving looking to implement responsible investment solutions.