BBVA just announced the closing of the acquisition of an additional 9.95% stake in Turkey’s Garanti Bank’s capital after informing the CNMV in a relevant event.
Today, BBVA CEO Carlos Torres Vila, speaking to international investors, emphasized that BBVA is well positioned to capitalize on the opportunities afforded by the current environment, thanks to its clear and well defined strategic path, a transformation plan focused on the customer and based on the use of data and technology and the strengths of its business model.
After the approval of last year’s financial statements in the Annual General Meeting, BBVA is releasing the most relevant information of the year in its report, BBVA in 2016. The report offers a clear and intuitive overview of the Group’s strategy and performance highlights in 2016, with a special focus on the most relevant issues for BBVA’s stakeholders.
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BBVA South America: a close-knit team creating amazing customer experiences
Five global teams from BBVA Customer Solutions and five local teams from BBVA in South America. A total of 10 teams met in Dallas (Texas) with a common goal in mind: connecting around shared projects to ensure that BBVA capitalizes on global capacities to create amazing customer experiences. That was BBVA South America’s Global Week in Dallas.
- Quorum was over 63%
- The financial statements were approved with more than 99% of votes. And the approval for the management of the business society in 2016 received almost 99% of votes.
The remaining items in the agenda were approved by a large majority.
BBVA Compass’ Rosilyn Houston recognized as a powerful business force by Black Enterprise
BBVA Compass Talent & Culture Executive Rosilyn Houston is among a group of corporate female heavyweights named by Black Enterprise as 2017’s “Most Powerful Women in Business”.
BBVA Compass and the Houston Rockets partner to launch contest for local small businesses
BBVA Compass, through its Bright Futures platform, and the Houston Rockets have partnered to launch the Bright Advantage contest for local small businesses.
The key to have the best professional team requires attracting, training and retaining talent. Aware of this, BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking, BBVA’s wholesale banking area, is announcing the fifth edition of its Graduate Training Programme, aiming at recruiting and developing the best junior talent available.
Amid a number of funding models, crowdlending’s rising popularity has tickled the interest of the banking industry, as incumbents look for new ways to offer loans to small businesses and entrepreneurs.