January-June 2013

Main highlights

The new BBVA headquarters in Houston was inaugurated on June 12, 2013. Over 800 BBVA Compass employees will work at this building, which also includes a new commercial office model, an innovation center and a trading room. This building has been awarded the LEED Gold certification in recognition of the use of sustainable and environmentally friendly materials in its construction.

In mobile banking, BBVA Compass has started to offer its customers the “Picture Bill Pay” service for iPhone. This initiative enables customers to manage all the aspects related to the payment of their bills, anywhere and anytime. For example, they will be able to pay a bill by simply taking a photo of it with their mobile device.

BBVA Compass has received the 5-star credit rating granted by the independent Bauer Financial agency and a score equivalent to a Superior rating from IDC Publishing.