In search of Spanish synergy - "We were faced with the prospect of gradually continuing to build market-share in Spain, or seeking some way of leap-frogging this slow and difficult process," says Banco Santander's chairman. "The answer was Banesto."
Stewart, Jules, (1995)
Stewart, Jules, (2004)
Western Europe - Wake-up time for Portugal - Despite EU membership pressures, Portugal's government continues to rely on one-off measures rather than implementing a structural reform programme. Its banking sector is showing strong performance but consolidation still remains a key priority.
Stewart, Jules, (2005)
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