BBVA in brief

BBVA is a customer-centric global retail financial group founded in 1857 that provides its customers around the world a full range of financial and non-financial products and services.

BBVA enjoys a solid leadership position in the Spanish market is the largest financial institution in Mexico and has leading franchises in South America and the US Sunbelt. Additionally, it has a relevant banking presence in Turkey (through Garanti Bank) and operates an extensive branch network worldwide. Read more about our business areas.

Quick facts

  • 132,321 employees
  • 71 million customers
  • 8,421 branches
  • 31,194 ATMs  
  • Present in >30 countries
  • Group Executive Chairman: Francisco González Rodríguez
  • CEO: Carlos Torres Vila
*Last updated on: 06/30/2017

Bring the age of opportunities to everyone

BBVA's purpose is to bring the age of opportunity to everyone. This motto reflects the bank’s role as enabler, to offer its customers the best banking solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions and making a true difference in their lives. We live in the era of opportunities, where technology offers universal access to education and offers many more people than ever before the possibility of embarking on projects and chasing their dreams. BBVA helps people make their dreams come true.
Page updated 27 July 2017