The franchise over Latin America is one of the leaders of the region and also BBVA has launched in expansion plan over EEUU and Asia.
BBVA is an international diversified financial group with a significant presence in retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management and private banking. The Group also engages business activity in other sectors, such as insurance, real estate and operational leasing.
- Rest of Europe
- United States
In recent years, the Group has expanded its presence in the United States through the acquisition of several financial groups operating in various southern states. In 2009, through its subsidiary BBVA Compass, the Group acquired certain assets and liabilities of Guaranty Bank, Inc. from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
- Latin America
The Group's activity in Latin America is mainly on the banking insurance, in the following countries: Chile, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay.
The Group’s business in Asia is carried out through operational branches (in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore) and representative offices (in Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Mumbai and Taipei). In addition, the BBVA Group holds several agreements with the CITIC Group to develop a strategic alliance in the Chinese market. The investment in the CITIC Group includes investments in Citic International Financial Holdings Limited and China National Citic Bank.