Our strong heritage dates back to 1971, with Banco Santander’s first asset management company, Gesbansander, and distribution of Banserfond, its first equity fund, and later incorpation of its first fixed-income fund. Since then, Santander Asset Management has expanded internationally, focusing primarily on Europe and Latin America.
In 2021 we celebrate a track record of 50 years in which we have transformed ourselves to adapt to an ever-changing world. We combine technology and experience to provide our clients with investment solutions that meet their specific needs, connecting Europe and the Americas with a global vision and deep local knowledge. With a presence in 11 countries, in the UK we have our Head Offices just a short walk from Regent’s Park (London).
We manage over €181 billion* of assets for individual clients, institutional investors and brokers, and for Santander Group subsidiaries around the world
Guided by the talent and experience of more than 700* people, we are at the forefront of systematic asset management, seeking returns through a range of investment solutions and by investing today in companies of the future — all while having a positive impact on society and the environment.
Why join us?
If you’re looking to join a dynamic company that has a strong brand recognition and global presence, then this 12 months placement could be for you. At Santander Asset Management we believe coaching and development opportunities are core elements for professional growth. We’re open and approachable, and will support your learning in a broad range of skills and departments to help you develop a holistic understanding of the business. The placement will provide you with exceptional experience in asset management and the skills you need to secure a permanent role in the investment management industry on completion of the programme.
What we are looking for?
Our placement is designed for school leavers and graduates with a can-do attitude. We’re looking for someone who is a keen learner, enthusiastic, good communicator with an eye for detail, and able to work in a team or independently when needed.
We’re passionate about helping people and businesses prosper and strive to be simple, personal and fair in everything we do, and transfer these principles to our business philosophy. We foster a culture of mutual respect, where everyone is empowered to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond for our customers, colleagues and communities. If you’re ready to start your career and make an impact, there isn’t a better place to start!
*Data as at 31/12/2020