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Openbank offers zero-interest loans for employed Ukrainians

  • The bank is offering refugees with a valid employment contract up to three times the amount of their monthly salary payment with a financing term of up to 36 months.

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Nota de prensa Tarjeta El Hormiguero


Openbank launches new El Hormiguero credit card for customers and non-customers

  • The card strengthens the bank's ‘buy now, pay later’ business strategy by offering users zero-interest financing over one month for any purchase.
  • It offers travel benefits including insurance, fee-free cash withdrawals abroad or fee-free purchases in a foreign currency.

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Openbank renews sponsorship agreement for Mutua Madrid Open

  • For another year running, the bank will sponsor the tennis tournament, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and will take place between 26 Abril and 8 May at the Caja Mágica stadium.
  • The bank is boosting its presence both on and off the court with an exclusive space to bring investment products to tournament attendees.

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Mutua Madrid Open 2022
Nota de prensa Cuenta Refugiados Ucrania


Openbank launches basic payment account for Ukrainian refugees

  • Ukrainian customers will receive a debit card and can deposit funds, withdraw cash at ATMs and transfer money without any fees.
  • All they need to do is provide a Ukrainian ID or passport at one of the branches in Spain or by getting in touch with the contact centre.

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Openbank to reward up to €600 to customers who invest in or switch their investment funds

  • Customers have until 30 June to take advantage of this campaign by investing at least €5,000.
  • The investment can be made through an open-architecture catalogue of more than 2,500 funds from 120 asset managers or in pre-defined portfolios based on the customer’s investment profile.

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Funds Cashback
Nota de prensa  Aportaciones Solidarias


Openbank customers donate upwards of €4 million to charity in 2021, 16% more than the year before

  • Four years on since the launch of this initiative, total donations now amount to 13 million euros.
  • The number of users who supported causes backed by the bank grew by 17%.
  • The charity marketplace created by the bank is now made up of 46 NGOs.

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Openbank lowers the price of its mortgages over €150,000

  • The bank is offering fixed-rate loans from 1.05% NIR and variable-rate loans from Euribor + 0.85% NIR.
  • For fixed- and mixed-rate loans, as well as higher mortgages switched over from other banks, Openbank bears the cost of notary, registration, administration and valuation fees.

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Nota de prensa Rebaja Hipotecas
Nota de prensa Argentina


Openbank kicks off operations in Argentina

  • The bank is offering savings and salary accounts, debit cards, and access to the instant money transfer platform, Debin.
  • Its first-class digital banking platform includes free services, such as a digital password databank and a dashboard to keep track of payment methods in use.

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Openbank gains more than 325,000 new customers in record-breaking year in mortgages and investments

  • The bank has now racked up more than 1.7 million customers after increasing its customer base by 80% in Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands in the last year.
  • It is the most recommended bank among its customers in Spain (NPS), according to data published by Accenture in its December customer experience report.
  • The bank doubled its mortgage take-up, with significant growth in fixed-rate mortgages.
  • Assets managed by its robo-advisor automated investment service have doubled, as well as net inflows in investment funds compared with 2020.

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Nota de prensa Balance 2021
Nota de prensa Club de Lectura


Openbank launches Nota al pie, its new reading club in collaboration with Vanity Fair

  • The bank and the magazine are running an initiative to encourage reading through monthly recommendations on a variety of literary genres.
  • The bank is also launching a credit card with exclusive discounts for readers, made from recycled PVC and available for both customers and non-customers.

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Fund investor profile: younger, more active and focused on equities

  • 90% of net inflows since 2018 have gone to global equity funds.
  • Thematic and index investing emerge as the most in-demand categories.
  • In three years, investors aged under 30 years have multiplied three-fold.

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Observatorio fondos


Openbank and Ironhack launch scholarship programme to train women in coding

  • The bank and the school are running a female talent training and recruitment programme valued at €150,000 for 20 women with tech skills.
  • As part of this programme, participants will take an online course where they will learn how to build robust applications using Java over a nine-week period.

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Openbank offers customers €50 to sign up to its robo-advisor and up to €500 more for referrals

  • The bank launches two campaigns rewarding users who sign up to this service and recommend it to a maximum of ten friends with up to €550.
  • In all cases, customers must make a minimum investment of €3,000.

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Open Hub Bilbao


Openbank set to open new tech development centre in Bilbao with plans to hire a hundred professionals

The bank will create more than 100 new jobs for highly qualified technical roles, such as software and data engineers, cloud architects and cyber experts.

This project will help strengthen the technical teams in Madrid and Valencia and will have its own coworking space located in the city centre.

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Openbank once again lowers interest rates on its fixed- and mixed-rate mortgages

  • It re-establishes its mortgage offering as one of the most competitive on the market, with fixed-rate loans from 1.15% APR and mixed-rate loans from 1.05% APR.
  • Customers who take out a fixed-rate loan of more than €150,000 can get a further 0.10 percentage points off if they submit the necessary documentation and request a property valuation within 20 days.
  • All the mortgages are exempt from arrangement fees, early repayment fees, and fees for subrogation or amending conditions.

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bajada tipo hipotecas


Openbank rewards customers who subscribe to or switch investment funds with up to €600

The bank posts a 250% YoY increase in net inflows in these investment vehicles up to August.

Customers can invest directly in a catalogue of over 2,000 funds from 100 asset managers through portfolios with pre-defined asset allocation models for every type of investor profile.

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Openbank posts 80% YTD increase in new mortgage sign-ups

  • In the first seven months of the year, the bank has outstripped sales for the whole of 2020.
  • The fixed-rate mortgage consolidates its position as the preferred mortgage among customers and already accounts for two thirds of new lending in this segment after growing by 10 percentage points in one year.

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upm racing


Openbank sponsors the UPM Racing team’s new electric race car

The bank has signed an agreement with the team from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and will have its corporate logo displayed across the vehicle.

The race car will compete in the next edition of Formula Student, which will be held from 16 to 21 August at the Hockenheim circuit (Germany).

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Openbank sponsors the Superliga, the official eSports competition of League of Legends in Spain

  • It becomes the first bank to sponsor the competition set to kick off on 8 July with its own sections in all programmes up until the final.
  • The tournament is the audience leader with nearly ten million unique users in 2020.

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Open Hub Valencia


Openbank opens new technological development hub in Valencia with plans to hire more than 200 employees

The bank will create more than 200 new jobs for highly qualified technical profiles such as software engineers and experts in cloud, cybersecurity, or big data.

The project will have a coworking space located in the former Wayco Abastos factory, where they used to make gold and silver threads for textiles, in the historic centre of the city.

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Openbank lowers its fixed-rate mortgage for customers who can provide all supporting documents within ten days

  • It will lower the interest rate by up to 0.15 points if the necessary documentation is provided for analysis and the appraisal and land registry extract are requested within the first twenty days.
  • It is offering 100 euros to customers who refer friends who subsequently take out a new mortgage or switch their existing one to Openbank before 30 September.

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Funds and Plans


Openbank offers up to 2% for subscriptions and transfers to its funds and pension plans

It launches a campaign offering 1% cashback on the amount subscribed or transferred to investment funds and up to 2% for transfers to its pension plans.

The bank's wealth department exceeds €1.8 billion in assets under management.

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Openbank doubles client acquisition during the pandemic to reach 1.5 million customers

  • The bank set an all-time high of 285,000 new customers in the last 12 months, almost double its total last year.
  • Savings and investment products grew significantly, with assets under management up 112% in the automated investment service (Robo-Advisor).
  • It is the most recommended bank in Spain by its customers for the second year running thanks to its approach to simple, quick, and secure banking.

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1.5 million customers
nota prensa Mutua Madrid Open


Openbank, new official sponsor of the Mutua Madrid Open

The bank will sponsor the 19th edition of the tournament to take place between 27 April and 9 May at the Caja Mágica Stadium.

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Garbiñe Muguruza and Novak Djokovic are some of the world-class players set to compete.

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Openbank customers donate €3.5 million to solidarity over the last year

  • The bank sees a 19% increase in donations in the last twelve months.
  • In total, 44 NGOs and foundations make up the bank's solidarity marketplace.

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Solidarity causes


Openbank doubles its assets under management in its robo-advisor service, setting record high in investments in 2020

  • The bank’s robo-advisor posted 112% growth in its assets under management, with positive returns generated by all its investment strategies at 2020 year-end.
  • Investment funds attracted record net inflows while trades placed through the broker service doubled compared to the year before.

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Openbank lowers its fixed and mixed-rate mortgages

  • It strengthens its position as one of the best offers on the market with a fixed-rate mortgage loan from 1.45% APR and a mixed-rate mortgage loan from 1.35% APR.
  • All the mortgages are exempt from arrangement fees, early repayment fees, and fees for subrogation or change of term.

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Openbank launches 100% digital broker in Portugal, the Netherlands and Germany

Openbank, the largest fully digital bank in terms of customer resources and part of Grupo Santander, is expanding its offer to include a new broker service in Portugal, Germany and the Netherlands. Its customers in those countries will be able to trade shares in 4,000 companies listed on 25 markets as well as exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

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Openbank and ESADE offer 100 online scholarships to foster knowledge of the stock market

The Openbank Investment Skills ESADE Scholarships are aimed at university graduates and young professionals are are looking to get started in the world of investment.

Applications can be submitted at up until 24 September 2020.

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Openbank supports the cultural comeback by sponsoring the new Abre Madrid stage area

The bank strengthens its commitment to cultural activity with the sponsorship of Abre Madrid, a cultural space for all ages that will host a wide range of shows from 7 July.

Los Secretos, Diego el Cigala, Xoel López, and Carlos Latre, amongst others, will perform on two stages with a capacity of 800 people, complying with health measures. Openbank customers will have exclusive access to a 48-hour pre-sale of tickets for the event starting today, as well as a 10% discount (5% from Friday).

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Openbank donates €100,000 of medical supplies to combat COVID-19

All the money collected will be used to buy medical equipment such as masks, protective suits and other personal protective equipment (PPE), in partnership with Tendam.

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Valentine's Day


Openbank continues its commitment to work for equality between men and women

This year Openbank held the first Open Women Talks event, a round table with five leading women from very diverse sectors in which we talk about female leadership, future trends and the achievements we have already achieved. In addition to Patricia Benito, General Director of Openbank and head of this initiative, we could talk with Charo Izquierdo, Mónica Guardado, María Herrera and Cristina Oria.

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Madrid, Paris and Seville, the most romantic cities
on Valentine’s Day for Openbank Customers

Aranjuez, Peñíscola, Denia and Benasque also feature among the top places in which the bank’s customers stood out for their ‘romantic’ purchases in 2019.

60% of these transactions were carried out by men and 40% by women.

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Fondos sostenibles


Openbank incorporates sustainable funds into its automated investment strategies (Roboadvisor)

  • It prioritizes the incorporation of funds with sustainable investment criteria in its five automated investment strategies, adapted to the different profiles. In the case of the most conservative profile, these funds already exceed 79% of the portfolio.

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Openbank starts its international expansion in Germany

Openbank announces the start of Openbank Germany, before the end of the year, with a responsible and sustainable banking project. The offer of products and services with which we will begin to operate in Germany has been presented and is already available through a waiting list to which customers can sign up.

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March 8th
MotoE Ángel Nieto


Openbank, chief sponsor of the Angel Nieto team in MotoE

Openbank, the Santander Group's 100% digital bank, has signed an agreement with the Angel Nieto team to become the chief sponsor of the Openbank Ángel Nieto Team in MotoE for the next two seasons. MotoE is the new electric motorbike competition for 2019 that has six races in the Motorcycling World Championship. The Openbank Ángel Nieto MotoETeam will be represented by riders Nico Terol and María Herrera, the only woman competing in all World Championship categories.

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Openbank celebrates International Women’s Day with a commitment to equality

Openbank is committed to gender equality and a working world where women have their own voice, a strong presence, and where equal opportunities and conditions exist for both genders.

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March 8th


Openbank offers 3% cashback for contributions and transfers of any amount to pension plans

The promotion, valid until 31 January, will give a 3% cashback on the amount contributed or transferred from another entity to any plan marketed by Openbank.

Customers have at hand an open architecture system with 35 pension plans from five different fund management firms.

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Openbank launches a solidarity card that makes donations to NGOs every time it’s used

The bank launches a new solidarity initiative consisting of a card that rounds off the amount on each purchase and donates it to the organisations chosen by the customer.

The Open Solidarity program also offers a service for making transfers to NGOs.

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Ricón Solidario


Openbank launches an automated investment service (Robo-Advisor) and presents its new developments and features.

It is the first bank to launch an automated investment service that combines micro-investing (from one euro per day), goal-based investing and a Robo-Advisor.

It is the first bank in the world to offer its users a password manager to store their passwords and secret notes with total privacy and security.

It offers its customers full control over their cards by allowing them to restrict their use by country, channel (in-person purchases, online purchases and ATMs) or devices.

It is launching the most complete account aggregator, giving customers an overview of their financial position with all the products they have at other banks.

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Payment services for Fitbit and Garmin fitness watches are now available at Openbank

Openbank expands its mobile payment solutions by adding Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay, which will allow its customers to pay through their fitness watches.

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Cuenta Bienvenida Nomina


Openbank launches new Welcome Savings Account with a 3% return

This Welcome Savings Account offers a 3% return for the first 6 months for new customers.

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Openbank reduces its mortgage to Euribor + 0.89% for operations with up to 50% financing

The entity also cuts the interest rate on its fixed-rate mortgage from 1.65% NIR, as well as on its mixed mortgage for operations with the same financing limit.

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2018 Africa Run Press Release


Openbank supports the 3rd edition of the 100km x Africa solidarity run.

The third edition of the 100km x Africa solidarity run, sponsored by Fundación Recover, will take place in the town of Colmenar Viejo in Madrid on 9 and 10 June.

The competition involves running 100 kilometres in 24 hours in relay to support a solidarity initiative aimed at improving mother and child healthcare in the Ivory Coast.

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Openbank launches a diversified investment service in partnership with BlackRock.

This service has five different asset distribution alternatives. With one simple click, you can subscribe all the funds associated with each of them.

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Openbank Discounts


Openbank launches a free discounts programme for all its customers.

When using their Openbank cards, customers benefit from discounts with a large number of brands such as the Cortefiel Group, Europcar, Telepizza, VIPS Group, Sephora and Iberia, among others.

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Openbank is launching Android Pay, making it the first bank in Spain to offer all the main mobile payment platforms available.

Openbank customers can now use Android Pay, the mobile payment service for devices using the Android operating system.

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Mobile Banking Award, Openbank online bank


Spain's most innovative mobile banking app for 2017.

The financial magazine Global Banking & Finance Review has awarded Openbank the prize for the most innovative mobile banking app in Spain in 2017. The magazine also interviewed Patricia Benito, Chief Digital Officer.

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Apple Pay is now available to Openbank customers.

An easy, secure and private payment service.

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Mobile Payment Apple Pay with Openbank
Mobile Payment Samsung Pay Openbank


Openbank launches the Samsung Pay mobile payment service.

Openbank customers can use this service to pay quickly, easily and securely at contactless terminals with their compatible Samsung devices. This technology has now been rolled out in over 75% of the points of sale in Spain.

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Introducing the new Openbank.

Openbank has become the first fully digital Spanish bank. The entity, a subsidiary of the Santander Group, offers its customers a complete portfolio of products and services through a totally new website and app.

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New Openbank, Online Bank of the Santander Group


We have expanded the opening hours of our customer care service. Now we are there for you 24 x 7.

At Openbank we always want to be here for you and that is why we are expanding our customer service opening hours to provide you with an uninterrupted service every day of the year.

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We are opening our new office. Openbank is moving its central services to Paseo de la Castellana, 24 (Madrid).

A new space where we are committed to a working model that promotes creativity, diversity and talent management.

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Openbank Banking Branch, Online Banking


We have moved our branch to number 134 of Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid with the aim of creating an exclusive area for our customers.

It is an innovative meeting point that focuses on approachability and a more  personal approach to both potential new and existing Openbank customers. We believe in a new branch concept, where everyone who visits us can feel at home.

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