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UK based Mobile Banking Provider Atom Bank Secures £40M via Round led by BBVA, Toscafund Asset Mgmt

UK-based mobile banking platform Atom Bank has revealed that its £40 million raise is being led by Toscafund Asset Management LLP and BBVA. As the bank aims to reach profitability, the £40 million raise includes “an offer to participate for qualifying shareholders in new ‘A’… Read More

BBVA Signs €1.35 Billion Sustainable Guarantee Facility With Enel

  BBVA announced on Tuesday it has signed a €1.35 billion sustainable linked guarantee facility with financial tool Enel Group. According to BBVA, the facility is the largest by valued signed by Enel to date. “The economic conditions of this guarantee facility are linked to… Read More

BBVA Achieves Record Number of New Customer Growth in 2020 Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

BBVA announced on Monday it achieved a record number of new customer growth in 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. BBVA reported that it added a total of 7.3 million new customers worldwide, of which 2.4 million became BBVA customers through the app or the web. According… Read More

BBVA USA Launches BBVA Insights to Online Banking & Mobile Banking App

  BBVA USA announced it recently launched BBVA Insights in its online banking and mobile banking app. According to BBVA USA, BBVA Insights is powered by MX, a fintech innovator who helps organizations deliver data-driven money experiences, and offers the MoneyMap with Pulse feature. “By leveraging MX’s… Read More

BBVA Set to Invest As Much As $150 Million in Propel Venture Fund

  BBVA announced on Tuesday it plans to invest as much as $150 million in new capital to support Propel Venture Partners (PVP), bringing its total commitment to over $400 million, including its previous investment in 2016. BBVA reported that this announcement builds on the… Read More

BBVA Signs Sale of a Portfolio Consisted of Loans & Real Estate Assets From Unnim For Approximately €700 Million

  BBVA announced on Wednesday it has signed the sale of a portfolio consisting of loans and real estate assets from Unnim for a gross total of approximately €700 million. BBVA reported it closed an agreement with global investment fund company KKR (primarily through its KKR… Read More

BBVA Teams Up With Telefónica to Offer Consumer Loans in Columbia

BBVA announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Telefónica to develop a consumer loan business, Movistar Money, in Columbia. The duo noted that Movistar Money will sell loans to more than 19 million Telefónica clients located in the country. “The new company will benefit… Read More

BBVA Develops Global Commercial Cards to Allow Companies to Have Greater Control of Employees’ Use of Commercial Cards

BBVA announced on Monday it has developed Global Commercial Cards, a solution that allows companies to have greater control of employees’ use of commercial cards simplifying the processes of expense submission and approval. “The new solution tailors to the needs of all types of companies,… Read More

PNC to Acquire BBVA’s U.S. Subsidiary For $11.6 Billion

BBVA announced on Monday it has agreed to sell to PNC its subsidiary in the U.S. for approximately $11.6 billion (€9.7 billion) in cash. According to BBVA, the selling amount represents 19.7 times the unit’s 2019 earnings, which is almost 50% of BBVA’s current market capitalization. BBVA… Read More

BBVA Joins Forces With Amazon Web Service & Bloomberg to Develop Technology for Equity Business Boost

BBVA announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Bloomberg to developed a new cloud-based technology for the equity markets area of its Corporate and Investment Banking unit. BBVA reported that it has created BBVA C-fit, which is a platform built… Read More

Banks Should Lean on Digital Footprint as Much as Physical Presence to Effectively Serve More Clients, BBVA Exec Explains

Jose Luis Elechiguerra, Head of Client Solutions at BBVA US (NYSE:BBVA), which is originally a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, suggests that banks should “lean on a digital footprint as much as a… Read More

BBVA Launches Blank Credit Card “Aqua” in Spain

BBVA announced on Wednesday it has launched Aqua, a new line of “blank” credit cards, in Spain. According to BBVA, Aqua features a CVV code but does not contain card numbers (PAN) or expiration dates printed on them. BBVA noted that this concept reinforces security… Read More

Spanish Financial Giant BBVA’s US Division Recognized as one of the Best Corporate Digital Banks in North America

The US division of the BBVA (NYSE:BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, was recently recognized as one of the world’s best corporate and institutional digital banks in North America by Global Finance…. Read More

BBVA Continues to Work on Quantum Computing Data Projects, also Collaborating with German Fintech Rubean to Trial Contactless Payments Solution

BBVA, a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, is reportedly planning to conduct trials of its new software that allows merchants to take contactless payments via their Android mobile devices, without having to install… Read More

Bank Collaborations with Tech Giants like Google Represent “Future of Banking,” BBVA Exec Javier Rodriguez Soler Says

Javier Rodriguez Soler, the Country Manager / CEO at the BBVA USA (NYSE: BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, confirms that In early August, BBVA USA revealed it would work with Google … Read More

BBVA owned Finnish Fintech Holvi to Exit UK Market Only 6 Months After Launch due to Brexit, COVID-19 Challenges

BBVA-backed Fintech firm Holvi, which provides bank accounts to sole traders and SMBs, is reportedly preparing to exit the UK market only six months after establishing operations inthe country. Holvi’s management noted that Brexit and the COVID-19 outbreak has made it challenging to maintain its… Read More

BBVA Works with Google to Offer Digital Bank Accounts, Now Eight in Total [u]

  BBVA USA (NYSE: BBVA) is working with Google (Alphabet) (NASDAQ:GOOG) to offer digital bank accounts according to a release distributed by the bank. Spain based BBVA has been in business since 1857 and boasts a strong presence in the US with 641 branches, mainly… Read More

Financial Giant BBVA Shares Results of Quantum Computing Tech Proof of Concepts for Improving Currency Aribtrage, Porfolio Management

BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.), a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with nearly €700 billion in assets, has introduced the results of six proof of concept (PoC) trials that leverage quantum computing for several different potential business use… Read More

Blockchain based Smart Contracts Used in Digital Payments Pilot by Banco Santander, BBVA, Banco Sabadell, and CaixaBank

Banco Santander, a Madrid-based multinational commercial that generates around 50 billion Euros in annual revenue, and Banco Sabadell, the fifth-largest Spanish banking group with over 26,000 employees, have finalized a proof-of-concept (PoC) test that supports the execution of digital payments via blockchain-based smart contracts. BBVA,… Read More

BBVA USA Set to Open 15 New Branches Across Texas

BBVA USA announced on Wednesday it has received approval to open 15 new branches across the state of Texas. According to BBVA USA, the branches are set to open in early 2021 and underscore the bank’s 5-year strategic plan launched in early 2020, which aims… Read More

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