Santander Bank is a commercial bank based in Spain and a presence in ten main markets. The largest bank in the euro zone and among the fifteen largest in the world by market capitalization, with more than 50,000 million euros at the end of 2011. Founded in 1857, manages funds 1.383 billion euros over 102 million customers, over 15,000 offices. It has 3.3 million employees and 193,000 shareholders. It is the largest financial group in Spain and Latin America, with very prominent positions in the UK, Brazil, Portugal, Germany, Poland and the northeastern United States. Through Santander Consumer Finance, it also operates in the Nordic and other European nations. Its shares are listed on stock exchanges in London, New York, London, Lisbon, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Milan, and contained in 63 separate indexes.These data reflect the unique position in international banking Santander: combining a commercial business recurrent high degree of geographical diversification, year over year revenue increases continuously and generate value for shareholders, customers and society. In 2011, strengthened its balance, both in capital and credit quality, so that it could meet all months before new capital requirements of all relevant national and international. These are facts differentials within the global financial sector, to the point that in the last five years the total remuneration to shareholders of Santander has exceeded 24,000 million euros.