Santiago, Chile, March 17, 2017. Banco Santander Chile (NYSE: BSAC; SSE: Bsantander) announced today that the Board agreed to summons the annual shareholders meeting on April 26, 2017. Among the items to be submitted for shareholder vote will be the annual dividend proposal of Ch$1.75459102 per share, corresponding to 70% of 2016 net income attributable to shareholders. With this proposal, the current dividend yield is 4.4%, considering the share price at the close of the Chilean stock market yesterday.
Banco Santander Chile is the largest Bank in Chile in terms of assets, loans and equity. As of December 31, 2016, we had total assets of Ch$37,006,645 million (U.S.$55.6 billion), outstanding loans net of allowances for loan losses of Ch$26,113,485 million (U.S.$39.2 billion), total deposits of Ch$20,691,024 million (U.S.$ 31.1 billion) and equity of Ch$2,898,047 million (U.S.$4.4 billion). Our headquarters are located in Santiago and we operate in every major region of Chile. Our long-term credit risk rating are Aa3 by Moody's, A+ Fitch and A Standard & Poor's.
Robert Moreno Rowena Lambert
Manager, Investor Relations Department Investor Relations Officer
Banco Santander Chile Banco Santander Chile
Bombero Ossa 1068, Piso 8 Bombero Ossa 1068, Piso 8
Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
Tel: (562) 2320-8284 Tel: (562) 2320-3114
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