We support your international journey every step of the way
Whether you're just setting out on your international journey or are an established multinational, we’re making sure you get support every step of the way.
A subscription offering that collates our years of experience and knowledge into one online portal. It provides a unique gateway to identifying growth opportunities, navigating bureaucratic challenges, optimising logistics and connecting you to the experts who can help you forge your path.
Sector and country specialists
With a deep knowledge of markets and contact networks, our country and sector specialists can help facilitate new relationships with potential suppliers and customers, and help you navigate local laws and regulations.
Finance and risk management
Access a range of tailored financing options from working capital and term loans through to trade finance. Our risk solutions group are available to help you understand and manage any currency risk.
International desk services
A suite of services for businesses expanding overseas. Includes multilingual assistance and information on financial and non-financial service available from Santander and our local partners.
All lending is subject to status and lending criteria.
We have the know-how to get you established overseas
Depending on the stage you are at in your international journey, we have a range of expertise to support your business…
New to international trading and investment?
We’ll help you discover new opportunities in foreign markets.
Identifying market opportunities
Familiarisation with basic trade logistics
Familiarisation with local laws and regulations
Understanding the financial solution required
Getting ready to trade
Trading internationally already?
Access solutions for scaling and increased market efficiency.
Building trust with existing partners
Building scale and efficiency
Finding new providers
Establishing offices abroad?
Leverage our alliances and partnerships to gain a strong foothold.
Setting up a local office
Acquisitions and joint ventures
A truly global reach
Our clients benefit from Santander’s international presence, and our alliances in other markets across the world.
Covering 85%* of the UK’s trade and investment flows
4th largest bank in Europe**
Leadership position in 10 core markets***
International journeys supported by Santander
Insights and solutions for international growth
Santander Trade Barometer
We regularly analyse the responses of businesses with the size and ambition to engage in international trade, to provide unique insight into current business attitudes. This helps us to offer the right guidance and support to help businesses achieve their international ambitions.
Latest international updates
Discover our range of international news articles.
Foreign Exchange Portal
Manage your exposure to Foreign Exchange (FX) risk with Santander Flame, our online trading portal designed to help you complete and keep track of your FX transactions all in one place.
Our International Current Account is aimed at clients who regularly buy or sell overseas.