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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.

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Santander Navigator

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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All lending is subject to status and lending criteria.

Unleashing UK businesses’ international growth potential

For all UK businesses, the political backdrop to international trade has changed significantly in recent years. However, Brexit uncertainty is, for the most part, now in the rear-view mirror and the UK can look ahead to future trading opportunities.

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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.

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Identifying market opportunities

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Familiarisation with basic trade logistics

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Finding counterparts

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Exploring markets

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Familiarisation with local laws and regulations

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Understanding the financial solution required

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Getting ready to trade

Trading internationally already?

Access solutions for scaling and increased market efficiency.

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Building trust with existing partners

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Building scale and efficiency

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Finding new providers

Establishing offices abroad?

Leverage our alliances and partnerships to gain a strong foothold.

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Setting up a local office

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Acquisitions and joint ventures

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Local funding

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Managing subsidiaries

A truly global reach

Our clients benefit from Santander’s international presence, and our alliances in other markets across the world.

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Covering 85%* of the UK’s trade and investment flows

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4th largest bank in Europe**

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Leadership position in 10 core markets***

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Alliance Banks

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Sources: *Internal data 2023, **Europe's 50 largest banks by assets, 2023, ***2022 Annual Review


International journeys supported by Santander

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Santander’s global ecosystem is the perfect blend for Sun Generation (UK)

Sun Generation (UK) create natural teas made from handcrafted blends from Sri Lanka, India, Kenya and China. They trade domestically in the UK and internationally.

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Insights and solutions for international growth

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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.

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Talk to us for more information and specialised knowledge on helping you trade internationally

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