FAQ

What is your current market position?

As shown in the following table, we are the market leader in practically every banking service in Chile:

Market Share at December 31, 2017 (unless otherwise noted)
Rank as of December 31, 2017 (unless otherwise noted)
Commercial loans
17.1%
2
Consumer loans
22.4%
1
Residential mortgage loans
20.7%
1
Total loans
19.0%
1
Deposits
17.3%
2
Credit cards issued
15.5%
1
Checking Accounts (as of November 30, 2017)
25.1.%
1
What is the Bank's current pay-out ratio?

According to Chilean regulations for banks, banks must pay-out at least 30% of net income as dividends. The annual dividend is determined by shareholders in the Annual shareholder meeting. The last dividend paid was equal to 75% of 2017 net income. The following table presents dividends declared and paid by us in nominal terms in the following years:

Year
Dividend Ch$ mn (1)
Per share Ch$/share (2)
Per ADR Ch$/ADR (3)
% over earnings (4)
2014
265,156
1.41
1.01
60
2015
300,198
1.75
1.15
60
2016
336,659
1.79
1.07
75
2017
330,646
1.75
1.05
70
2018
423,611
2.25
1.46
75

(1) Million of nominal pesos.

(2) Calculated on the basis of 188,446 million shares.

(3) Dividend in U.S.$ million divided by the number of ADS, which was calculated on the basis of 400 shares per ADS.

(4) Calculated by dividing dividend paid in the year by net income attributable to shareholders for the previous year under Chilean GAAP.

When is the Bank’s next general shareholder meeting?The next meeting will be held in April 2019.What is the Bank's current ownership structure?
Shareholder
% Ownership
Santander Spain 67.18%
Free Float (Chile & USA) 32.82%
What is the daily volume traded of the Bank’s shares?The daily traded volume is approximately US$18 million per day, US$11 million in the NYSE and US$7 million in the Santiago Stock Exchange.What are the Bank’s credit risk ratings?

The Bank also has credit ratings from three international agencies.

Moody's

  • Outlook: Stable
  • Long-term rating: A1
  • Senior Unsecured (Foreign & Local Currency): A1
  • LT foreign currency MTN program rating for senior unsecured notes: A1
  • LT Foreign & Domestic Bank Deposit: A1
  • LT Counterparty Risk Assessment: A1
  • Baseline Credit Assessment: a3
  • Adjusted Baseline Credit Assessment: a3
  • ST Foreign & Domestic Bank Deposits: P-1

Standard & Poor's

  • Outlook: Stable
  • Long-term Foreign Issuer Credit: A
  • Long-term Local Issuer Credit: A
  • Short-term Foreign Issuer Credit: A-1
  • Short-term Local Issuer Credit: A-1

Fitch

  • Outlook: Stable
  • Foreign Currency Long-term Debt: A
  • Local Currency Long-term Debt: A
  • Senior unsecured debt: A
  • Foreign Currency Short-term Debt: F1
  • Local Currency Short-term Debt: F1
  • Support rating: 1
  • Viability rating: a
What are the Bank's current capitalization ratios?

As of December 31, 2017, they are:

Bis Ratio 13.9%
Tier I 11.0%
Tier II 2.9%
Where can I obtain more information?

CONTACT INFORMATION
Robert Moreno Heimlich
Gerente Relación con Inversores
División Finanzas
Banco Santander Chile
Bandera 140 Piso 20,
Santiago, Chile
Directo: (562) 23208284; Anexo: 58284
Email: robert.moreno@santander.cl

Rowena Lambert
Investor Relations
División Finanzas
Banco Santander Chile
Bandera 140 Piso 19,
Santiago, Chile
Directo: (562) 23203114; Anexo:53114
Email: rowena.lambert@santander.cl

Fernanda Vasquez
Investor Relations
División Finanzas
Banco Santander Chile
Bandera 140 Piso 19,
Santiago, Chile
Directo: (562) 23201021; Anexo:51021
Email: fernanda.vasquez@santander.cl

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