NOTICE OF REDEMPTION
BANCO SANTANDER, S.A. TO REDEEM ITS
Series 3 Euro 200,000,000 5.75% Non-Cumulative Pe1petual Guaranteed Preferred
Securities formerly issued by "Santander Finance Preferred, S.A. Unipersonal" and guaranteed by Banco Santander, S.A. (the "Prefensed Securities").
ON 9 APRIL 2018
MADRID, Spain, March 5, 2018 -Banco Santander, S.A. (the "Company") announced today that, pursuant to the resolutions of its Executive Committee Board, dated the 5th of March, 2018, and according to the relevant Offering Circular dated 6 October 2004 (the "Prospectus"), the Company has decided to redeem the Series 3 Euro 200,000,000 5.75% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Guaranteed Prefensed Securities issued by "Santander Finance Prefensed, S.A. Unipersonal" and guaranteed by Banco Santander, S.A. , in its entirety on the 9 April 2018 (the "Early Redemption Date'').
On the Early Redemption Date, the Company will pay the redemption price, including the amount of accrued and unpaid Distribution for the then cunsent Distribution Period to the date fixed for redemption.
The ISIN number for the Instruments is XS0202774245.
Interest will cease to accrue on the Prefensed Securities on the Early Redemption Date.
In connection with the redemption, Bank of New York Mellon, will serve as the Issue and Paying Agent.