Abbey International Jersey Bond Tops Moneyfacts Best Buy ListBy Abbey International, PRNE
Thursday, May 20, 2010
ST HELIER, Jersey, May 21, 2010 - Less than a month after its launch Abbey International's 5 Year Fixed
Rate Saver (www.abbeyinternational.com/FiveYearFixedRateSaver.asp) ,
which pays investors a fixed rate of 4% gross/AER every year for the full
length of the account's life, has secured a "Best Buy" listing Moneyfacts,
the independent industry monitor (source: Moneyfacts.co.uk). Abbey
International's 18 month Bond
(www.abbeyinternational.com/FixedDepositSavings.asp) paying 3.08% AER
(3.10%gross pa) is also a best buy, giving the Jersey based offshore deposit
taker two out of the top ten slots at present.
Abbey International is part of the Global Division of Santander Private
banking. The Santander Group has more than 150 years experience in banking,
with clients all over the world.
For further information on banking with Abbey International in
Jersey call +44(0)1534-828-828 or log onto www.abbeyinternational.com
For media use only and not to be relied on by consumers to make financial
Notes to Editors:
Abbey International is located in Jersey, a secure,
well-established and politically stable financial centre, which is renowned
internationally for its high standards of regulation. Jersey's unique
constitution and relationship with the British Crown dates back hundreds of
years. This provides for a unique legal and neutral tax system that can
provide significant wealth planning opportunities for the international
Abbey international has a minimum balance entry requirement of
GBP50,000 (or currency equivalent) across our portfolio of products. The
minimum balance amount can be spread across a range of accounts, subject to
the minimum opening deposit for each account being met.
All deposits carry the full and unconditional guarantee of Santander UK
plc, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of the Santander Group.
Santander has more than 150 years' experience in banking and more
branches worldwide than any other international bank.
About Banco Santander
Banco Santander (SAN.MC, STD.N, BNC.LN) is a retail and
commercial bank, based in Spain, with presence in 10 main markets. At the end
of 2008, Santander was the largest bank in the euro zone by market
capitalization and third in the world by profit. Founded in 1857, Santander
had EUR 1,271 billion in managed funds at the end of 2008. Following the
acquisition of Sovereign Bancorp. of the U.S. in January 2009, Santander had
90 million customers, around 14,000 branches - more than any other
international bank - and over 170,000 employees. It is the largest financial
group in Spain and Latin America, with leading positions in the United
Kingdom and Portugal and a broad presence in Europe through its Santander
Consumer Finance arm. In the first half of 2009, Santander registered
EUR4,519 million in net attributable profit.
In the UK, Santander operates two retail businesses -
Santander, which was formed out of the Abbey and Bradford & Bingley retail
network, and Alliance & Leicester. Together they have over 1300 branches,
around 4,500 cash machines and they provide a full range of retail and
corporate banking services to 25 million customers.
Alliance & Leicester will become known as Santander by the end of 2010.
Media Contacts: Guy Stephenson/Jennifer Duffy Nacelle Ltd +44(0)20-8333-9125 firstname.lastname@example.org Jane Matthews, Abbey International, Head of Client Experience +44(0)1534-828137 Jane.email@example.com
Media Contacts: Guy Stephenson/Jennifer Duffy, Nacelle Ltd, +44(0)20-8333-9125, gstephenson at nacelle.co.uk, Jane Matthews, Abbey International, Head of Client Experience, +44(0)1534-828137, Jane.matthews at abbeyinternational.com
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