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2014-02-20 12:31:50

MADRID, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA has agreed to acquire Simple (https://www.simple.com), a US-based company that has created a new standard in digital banking. The acquisition is part of BBVA's strategy to lead the technology-driven change that is transforming the financial services industry. The transaction values Simple at $117 million. "Simple's customer experience is unmatched in the digital banking world," said BBVA Chairman & CEO Francisco Gonzalez. "Simple will...

2014-02-07 12:22:25

- Bank is the Official Jersey Partner of newest women's professional soccer team HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Houston Dash will debut their team jerseys Friday evening at BBVA Compass Stadium, where the bank will celebrate its 5-year commitment to outfitting the nation's newest professional women's soccer team. The Dash entered the National Women's Soccer League as an expansion team for the 2014 season. BBVA Compass' logo on the team's jerseys underscores the...

2014-02-05 12:32:59

- Facebook contest winners announced BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the winners of its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook, awarding two $10,000 grand prizes to help a pair of budding businesses grow. The Green Bottle Candle Company, founded by Carmen Wooten Preston of Birmingham, Ala., was voted the top idea by Facebook fans. The company partners with local restaurants to repurpose wine bottles as containers for...

2014-01-24 16:20:40

-Biggest reform in Mexico since NAFTA could set up dramatic transformation at border HOUSTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico's energy reforms will create "abundant opportunities" for U.S. energy companies and shrink the socioeconomic disparities between Texas' booming metro areas and its border cities, according to the latest BBVA Compass research. Mexico's Congress approved energy reform legislation last month that allows private firms to invest in the state-owned...

2014-01-10 12:26:59

- Finalists compete for one of two $10,000 prizes to help fuel business creation and expansion BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced the finalists in its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook, putting two $10,000 prizes within reach for five entrepreneurs. Launched in October via an app on BBVA Compass' Facebook page, the contest provides a platform for qualifying small business owners and entrepreneurs to promote their ideas for a chance to...

2013-11-21 12:26:12

- Annual analysis compares the top 25 U.S. retail financial institutions HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass won the 2013 Best in Mobile Functionality Award in Javelin Strategy & Research's sixth annual Mobile Banking Financial Institution Scorecard, which was released Thursday. The recognition is the latest endorsement of the bank's mobile banking offerings as one of the most comprehensive available today. Earlier this year, American Banker listed the bank's...

2013-11-01 12:29:02

-- Architect led the design of the bank's new open workspace in Houston HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andres Cueto, BBVA Compass' director of new distribution models, has been selected as a member of the Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. Cueto, 39, was recognized in part for his work as the bank's architect for BBVA Compass Plaza, the 22-story tower that opened earlier this year in Houston's Galleria area. In lieu of traditional offices, the building...

2013-10-15 16:26:49

- Big dreams rewarded BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today launched its Great Ideas for Small Business contest on Facebook to help entrepreneurs and local business owners make waves in their communities. The competition provides a platform for small business owners to showcase their inventiveness while earning a chance to win one of two $10,000 prizes to help fuel business expansion. To participate, qualifying small business owners and...

2013-10-08 12:34:31

- Four new offerings are designed with specific customer banking habits in mind BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass is launching four new checking products, adding to the value and simplicity of its consumer deposit offerings. The accounts -- ClearConnect Checking, BBVA Compass ClearChoice Checking, BBVA Compass ClearChoice Checking for Seniors and BBVA Compass ClearChoice Checking for Everyday Heroes -- were designed to reward customers with fewer fees...

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:...