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2013-09-13 16:23:36

- Interactive panel featuring bank executives, NBA legends and community leaders addresses the impact of the civil rights movement on education and today's students BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 BBVA Compass volunteers came together Thursday afternoon with former NBA players at P.D. Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, Ala., to discuss the importance of education, financial literacy and community involvement with nearly 900 students. (Photo:...

2013-09-05 16:24:48

- New advertisement pulls in players from top global leagues HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Group will release later this month its first worldwide advertising campaign starring four of its international brand ambassadors: NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and James Harden, and Iker Casillas and Andres Iniesta from La Liga BBVA, Spain's premier soccer league. The global financial services group unveiled a behind-the-scenes video filmed in July during the making of the...

2013-08-14 12:27:53

- Investment in equipment is expected to grow this year, study finds HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass now offers equipment leasing and financing to companies across the nation that need everything from new aircraft to rail cars and medical equipment. The bank is stepping into this market as the ongoing economic recovery in the U.S. results in growing investment in transportation, industrial and energy equipment. "This new division strategically fills a gap in...

2013-08-13 12:25:19

-- All-star line-up includes performances by musicians Jill Scott and Charlie Wilson BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award(®)-winning superstar Jamie Foxx will host the BBVA Compass Concert for Human Rights on Saturday, Sept. 14, at The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center in Birmingham, Ala. The event will feature musical performances by Grammy(®) award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott and 2013 BET Lifetime Achievement Honoree and R&B...

2013-08-07 12:25:12

- Pay People with Popmoney® service allows customers to send money to anyone in the U.S., regardless of where they bank, from an iPhone® or Android(TM) device. HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass enhanced its mobile banking capabilities by adding the Pay People with Popmoney service to its iPhone and Android apps, allowing customers to send money to anyone in the U.S. using just the recipient's email address or mobile phone number. Previously available only...

2013-08-01 12:23:45

Agreement secures renewable power for more than 300 facilities of state's fourth-largest bank HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass and Choice! Energy Services (Choice) announced today that they signed a 10-year fixed contract to bring renewable power to a large number of the bank's branches and facilities in Texas. More than 300 of the bank's branches, offices and ATMs will get solar and wind-generated electricity from Choice, a Houston-based retail energy consultant...

2013-07-29 12:29:23

-- Business productivity tools for smallest of businesses BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today introduced its Business Mobility Bundle, designed to provide micro-businesses -- the smallest of small businesses -- everything needed to manage their finances on the go. Representing about 95 percent of all small businesses, micro-businesses are extremely mobile, with many of their financial transactions occurring away from owners' homes or offices....

2013-07-09 12:33:10

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Ventures, BBVA Group's corporate venture arm, has backed SumUp. The German startup leads the European market for credit card payments via mobile phone. The investment aligns with BBVA's innovation strategy and puts the bank in a strong position to lead new payment technologies geared toward businesses. BBVA Ventures operates in the U.S. through BBVA S.A.'s San Francisco representative office. With this transaction, BBVA joins American...

2013-07-01 08:24:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 28, 2013, shares in foreign regional banks ended mostly lower as the broader market struggled to extend its gains after a three-day rally. The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 ended in red, while the NASDAQ closed the day slightly higher. The major movers included Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. (ADR) (NYSE: BSBR), Grupo Financero Santander Mexico...

2013-06-13 08:21:47

- It's the first high-rise to go up in Houston's Galleria area in 30 years HOUSTON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Chairman and CEO Francisco Gonzalez on Wednesday officially opened BBVA Compass Plaza, the first tower to go up in the Galleria area in 30 years. "When BBVA decided to come to the U.S., we knew there were opportunities to make our mark, and this new building is a very emphatic mark," Gonzalez said at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the tower with local business and...