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Dividend Information

The information on this page is provided by Banco Santander, S.A.

The board of directors has approved the shareholder remuneration policy for 2021 results with a target of a total shareholder remuneration of c. 40% of the Group’s underlying profit. The remuneration will be split in equal parts in cash dividend payments and share buybacks for an amount equal to the dividend, payable in November 2021 and in May 2022.

The payment of an interim cash dividend against 2021 results of 4.85 euro cents per share, equivalent to 20% of the Group’s underlying profit in the first half of 2021 will be paid in November 2021.

In addition, the board has agreed to implement a share repurchase programme for an amount equivalent to 20% of the Group’s underlying profit in the first half of 2021 (i.e. a programme of approximately 841 million euros), for which the Bank has received European Central Bank approval.

Details about the share repurchase programme.

More information is available in the Relevant Fact and in the Press Release about the shareholder remuneration policy for 2021 results, and in the Relevant Fact about the share repurchase programme.

For the latest information about Santander’s dividend policy, visit the Santander corporate website.

A history of past dividend payments and their type.

For information about the December 2020 dividend distribution in shares.

The Santander Dividend Re-investment Plan

When Santander pays a standard cash dividend, you can use the funds to buy more shares by joining the Santander Dividend Re-investment Plan (the DRIP). For more information about the DRIP.

The Santander Scrip Dividend Scheme

For information about the Scrip Dividend Scheme.

Receive cash dividends directly into your bank account

You can arrange payment of your dividends directly into your bank account by postal instruction or online. This is an easier, faster and safer way to receive your cash dividend payments than receiving them by cheque. For more information about how to instruct this.

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