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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

BBVA’s Entire Branch Network in Spain Now Fully Operational Following COVID-19 Pandemic

BBVA announced on Thursday its entire branch network in Spain is now operational after the bank reopened the last of the branches that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. BBVA reported that the branches will follow strict safety measures, and the banking group is… Read More

BBVA Joins Forces With FinIQ to Launch a Platform For Equities & Credit-Linked Structured Products

BBVA announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with fintech FinIQ to launch of BBVA epricer, a website for its equities and credit-linked structured products. According to BBVA, BBVA epricer is designed to help professionals structure and obtain prices for equity and credit-linked investment products… Read More

Spanish Financial Giant BBVA Teams Up with IMDEA Software Institution to Conduct Research on Zero-Knowledge Proofs to Enhance Financial Privacy

The Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), a Spanish multinational financial services company based in Madrid and Bilbao, Spain with around €700 billion in total assets, has teamed up with a local research center, called the IMDEA Software Institution. The BBVA noted in a release that it… Read More

Digitally Engaged Banking Customers Reported Greater Satisfaction than Users Still Visiting Physical Locations for Financial Services: Survey

Mobile and online banking users have increased significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This, as banks across the globe have taken measures to limit or restrict in-person visits to physical branches, in order to prevent the further spread of the Coronavirus. A recent J.D. Power… Read More

BBVA’s Turkish Unit Garanti BBVA Implements Proactive Measures to Address Coronavirus Pandemic

Garanti BBVA, BBVA’s Turkish unit, announced on Monday it is responding to the coronavirus pandemic by implementing a series of proactive measures in order to address the outbreak, which has affected nearly 180 countries throughout the world. Garanti BBVA reported that the new measures are… Read More

Giant Financial Institution, the BBVA, Asks Fintech Firms to Develop Regtech and Finance Solutions via its Open Talent Program

BBVA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A)., a Spanish multinational financial services company, is making changes to its Open Talent competition for early-stage firms and startups, in order to work cooperatively with Fintech businesses. BBVA is one of the world’s largest financial institutions. It offers services… Read More

Digital Banking will Claim Over 3.6 Billion Users By 2024: Research

A recent study published by Juniper Research claims that by 2024, the number of digital banking customers will surpass 3.6 billion, which would be a significant 54% increase from the current 2.4 billion users in 2020. This considerable growth has been attributed to the steady… Read More

Financial Giant Santander Group Is in the Final Stages of Introducing Cross-Border Payments Service, PagoFX

Banco Santander S.A. (Santander Group) (BME:SAN), the world’s 16th-largest banking institution and financial services company based in Madrid, is reportedly in the final stages of introducing its new Fintech spinout PagoFX, which will compete with leading cross-border money transfer service provider, TransferWise. Sifted reported that… Read More

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