BBVA in brief

Factsheet

BBVA is a global financial group that operates a customer-focused retail business model, offering clients a comprehensive range of financial and non-financial products and services around the world.

The factsheet below provides an overview of the bank’s key information, with data as per the last quarter. It is available for download in pdf format.

BBVA was founded more than 150 years ago. It was born out of the merger of two major Spanish banking institutions. 1995 marked the start of an era of significant expansion for BBVA.

Investments and divestments

2017-Acquisition of 9.95% stake in Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (Turkey)
-Sale of CNCB's 1.8% (China)
2016- Holvi (Finland)
- Sale of CNCB's 0.75% (China)
- OpenPay (México)
2015-Sale of CIFH's stake to CNCB (China)
-Sale of CNCB's 4.9% (China)
-Catalunya Banc (Spain)
-Acquisition of an additional stake in Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (Turkey)
-Acquisition of a 29.5% stake in Atom (UK)
2014Simple (USA)
2013-Sale of Panamá
-Sale of pension business in Latam
-Sale of CNCB's 5.1% (China)
2012-Sale of Puerto Rico
-Unnim Banc (Spain)
2011-Extension of Forum SF agreement (Chile)
-Credit Uruguay (Uruguay)
2010-New extension CITIC agreement
-Turkiye Garanti Bankasi (Turkey)
2009Guaranty Bank (USA)
2008Extended CITIC agreement
2007-Compass (USA)
2006-Texas Regional Bancshares (USA)
-Forum Servicios Financieros (Chile)
-State National Bancshares (USA)
-CITIC (China)
2005-Granahorrar (Colombia)
-Hipotecaria Nacional (Mexico)
2004-Valley Bank (USA)
-Laredo (USA)
-OPA sobre Bancomer
2000Bancomer (Mexico)
1999Merger of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya and Banco Argentaria
1999-Provida (Chile)
-Consolidar (Argentina)
1998-Poncebank (Puerto Rico)
-Banco Excel (Brazil)
-Banco BHIF (Chile)
1997-Banco Provincial (Venezuela)
-B.C. Argentino (Argentina)
1996-Banco Ganadero (Colombia)
-Bancos Cremi y Oriente (Mexico)
-Banco Francés (Argentina)
1995-Banco Continental (Peru)
-Probursa (Mexico)

More information about the history of BBVA in bbva.com

BBVA is a global financial group that operates a customer-focused retail business model, offering clients a comprehensive range of financial and non-financial products and services around the world.

The factsheet below provides an overview of the bank’s key information, with data as per the last quarter. It is available for download in pdf format.

Updated page 19 September 2017

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