Banco Santander S.A. BNC Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Banco Santander S.A. (BNC) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 8985R
Banco Santander S.A.
23 November 2012




Annex DTR3



Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial
Responsibility and Connected Persons





All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.



1.  Name of the issuer                    2.  State whether the notification
                                              relates to (i) a
    
                                              transaction notified in
    BANCO SANTANDER, S.A.                     accordance with DTR 3.1.2 R,

                                              (ii) a disclosure made in
                                              accordance

                                              LR 9.8.6R(1) or

                                              (iii) a disclosure made in
                                              accordance with section 793 of
                                              the Companies Act (2006).

                                              

                                              (i).
3.  Name of person discharging managerial 4.  State whether notification
                                              relates to a person
    responsibilities/director
                                              connected with a person
                                             discharging managerial
                                              responsibilities/director named
    MR. FERNANDO DE ASUA ALVAREZ,             in 3 and identify the connected
    DIRECTOR OF THE ISSUER.                   person

                                             

                                              THIS NOTIFICATION RELATES TO MR.
                                              FERNANDO DE ASUA ALVAREZ.

                                              
5.  Indicate whether the notification is  6.  Description of shares (including
    in respect of a holding of the person     class), debentures or
    referred to in 3 or 4 above or in         derivatives or financial
    respect of a nonbeneficial                instruments relating to shares

    interest 1                                

                                             ORDINARY SHARES OF 0.50 EURO
                                              NOMINAL VALUE.
    AS IN 4 ABOVE.
7.  Name of registered shareholders(s)    8.  State the nature of the
    and, if more than one, the number of      transaction
    shares held by each of them
                                              
    
                                              
    MR. FERNANDO DE ASUA ALVAREZ AND HIS
    CONNECTED PERSON HOLD AFTER THE           PURCHASE BY MR. FERNANDO DE ASUA
    TRANSACTION DESCRIBED IN THIS             ALVAREZ ON 19 NOVEMBER 2012 OF
    NOTIFICATION A TOTAL OF 134,026           91 SHARES.
    SHARES, WHICH REPRESENT 0.001% OF THE
    ISSUER'S SHARE (CAPITAL NOT TAKING        
    INTO ACCOUNT TREASURY STOCK).

    
9.  Number of shares, debentures or       10. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                 acquired (treasury shares of
                                              that class should not be taken
    instruments relating to shares            into account when calculating
    acquired                                  percentage)

                                             

                                             0.000%.

    SEE 8 ABOVE.                              

    
11. Number of shares, debentures or       12. Percentage of issued class
    financial                                 disposed (treasury shares of
                                              that class should not be taken
    instruments relating to shares            into account when calculating
    disposed                                  percentage)

                                              
13. Price per share or value of           14. Date and place of transaction
    transaction
                                              
    
                                              SPAIN, 19 NOVEMBER 2012.
    PURCHASE BY MR. FERNANDO DE ASÚA
    ÁLVAREZ ON 19 NOVEMBER 2012 OF 91         SEE 8 ABOVE.
    SHARES@ 5.57 EURO PER SHARE.
                                              
    
                                              
15. Total holding following notification  16. Date issuer informed of
    and total percentage holding              transaction
    following notification (any treasury
    shares should not be taken into           
    account when calculating percentage)
                                              
    
                                              23 NOVEMBER 2012.
    134,026 SHARES REPRESENTING 0.001% OF
    THE ISSUER'S SHARE (CAPITAL NOT           
    TAKING INTO ACCOUNT TREASURY STOCK).
                                              
    





If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options
by the issuer

complete the following boxes



17. Date of grant                    18. Period during which or date on which
                                         exercisable
    
                                         
19. Total amount paid (if any) for   20. Description of shares or debentures
    grant of the option                  involved (class and number)

                                         

                                         
21. Exercise price (if fixed at time 22. Total number of shares or debentures
    of grant) or                         over which options held following
                                         notification
    indication that price is to be
    fixed at the time of exercise

    
23. Any additional information       24. Name of contact and telephone number
                                         for queries
    
                                         
    PURCHASE MADE UNDER PLAN TO
    REINVEST DIVIDENDS IN SHARES.        FERNANDO MARTIN DE LA CRUZ

                                         +(34) 912-897-146

                                         



Name of authorised official of issuer responsible for making notification



JOSE MANUEL DE ARALUCE



Date of notification



23 NOVEMBER 2012







Notes: This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS
notification required by DR 3.3.



(1) An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to
    the shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23
    and 24.
(2) An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating the
    shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23
    and 24.
(3) An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a
    director/person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete
    boxes 1 to 3 and 17 to 24.
(4) An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument
    relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should
    complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



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