Banco Santander SA is a banking services company. It is engaged in the provision of banking services to individuals, companies, and institutions. The company operates through the following segments: Retail Banking, Santander Global Corporate Banking, and Spain Real Estate Activity. The Retail Banking segment covers all customer banking businesses, including consumer finance. The Santander Global Corporate Banking segment involves global corporate banking, investment banking, and markets worldwide including all treasuries managed globally, both trading and distribution to customers. The company was founded on March 21, 1857 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.