INTRODUCTION Supporting Manufacturing in the South West WELCOME RICHARD BAKER Director, Asset Finance, South West Corporate and Commercial Banking Supporting Manufacturing in the South West MANUFACTURING Committed to maintaining the agreed pricing on your overdraft facility for a minimum of two years Preferential rates and risk appetite on asset and trade finance facilities Preferential terms and rates available on Invoice Finance facilities Increased availability of finance through the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme Preferential solutions to help manage cashflow, purchase essential equipment, invest for growth and mitigate financial risk Supporting Manufacturing in the South West THE SANTANDER GROUP A growing reputation and reach Over 100 million customers and over 186,000 employees in over 40 markets Over 14,000 branches worldwide – more than any other international bank The bank with the world's largest shareholder base – over 3.2 million – paying strong cash dividends, despite the difficult economic climate Santander is the world’s number 4 financial brand according to Brand Finance*, and number 23 on the Forbes Global 2000 Leading Companies list Banco Santander is one of the top twenty world’s biggest banks and top fifty world’s safest banks** Source: Santander 2012 Annual Report *Brand Finance, 2012 **Global Finance World’s 50 Safest Banks and World’s 50 Biggest Banks, 2012 Supporting Manufacturing in the South West SANTANDER UK A steadfast British banking partner Customer base and distribution network 15 million active customers 1,187 branches (including agencies) 36 regional Corporate Business Centres Circa 24,000 employees in the UK on a group basis 12.8% market share in mortgages 9.3% market share in bank accounts 9.3% market share in deposits Source: Santander UK plc Quarterly Management Statement, 31.03.2013 Supporting Manufacturing in the South West SOUTH WEST Corporate relationship banking on your doorstep “ We are committed to putting relationship management at the heart of our business and believe that this can “ only be achieved by being closer to our customers. That’s why we have structured our teams along “ regional lines working with growing businesses and established enterprises in your area. Julian Alexander, Regional Director, South West Regional office locations Bristol 1st Floor Alliance House 12 Baldwin Street Bristol BS1 1SD Tel: 01179 060 890 Exeter Forsyth The Senate Southernhay Exeter EX1 1UG Tel: 01392 267222 Supporting Manufacturing in the South West SOUTH WEST Committed to supporting local businesses A team of 20 banking professionals, combining expert relationship management, local market knowledge and financial insight 213 new banking relationships started with businesses in the region in 2012 £194 million of new funding provided to local businesses in 2012 and a year on year lending increase of 22% Providing access to a diverse range of funding solutions, and putting our innovative £200 million Growth Capital Fund into action in the South West Lending and new customer information correct as of January 2013 Staff figures correct as of February 2013 Supporting Manufacturing in the South West Jo Honess, Eleanor Smith, Peter Abel and Chris Mears from the South West team THE LEGAL BIT The information and opinions in this document have been compiled by Santander Corporate & Commercial in good faith from sources believed to be reliable. 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