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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...

2014-01-24 08:21:29

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA parent company, Iberdrola S.A. has been awarded a contract for the construction and operation of the 300 megawatt (MW) Baja California III combined-cycle power plant in Mexico. Work on the $270 million plant and associated facilities will begin in April 2014 with commercial operation planned for August 2016. Iberdrola won the bid through an international tender process which also included a 25-year power purchase...

2014-01-16 12:24:53

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberdrola USA, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, S.A., has appointed a new eight-member board of directors that will be led by Chairman Ignacio Galan of Iberdrola. Robert Kump, chief executive officer for Iberdrola USA Networks and a member of the Iberdrola USA board, has also been appointed chief corporate officer for Iberdrola in the U.S. The board includes four independent members: John Elias Baldacci, previously governor of the State of Maine...

2014-01-13 08:33:44

-- The agreements significantly expand Nextel's voice and data coverage in Brazil and Mexico using Telefonica's networks, while increasing the efficiency of infrastructure investments for both parties MADRID and RESTON, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica [NYSE: TEF] and NII Holdings [NASDAQ: NIHD] have signed agreements whereby Telefonica will provide NII's subsidiaries, operating under the Nextel brand in Brazil and Mexico, nationwide voice and data coverage services on...

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...

2013-12-18 08:24:12

Grants will support master's studies at University of Rochester and University of Maine NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in conjunction with Fundacion Iberdrola is now accepting applications for scholarships for master's studies in energy and/or the environment at the University of Rochester and the University of Maine for the 2014/2015 academic year. The Iberdrola Scholarship Program is open to graduate students who wish to pursue...

2013-12-02 08:37:06

Industry solution : Innovative Mobile couponing solution for Telefonica's more than 300 000 SME merchant clients MONTREAL, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Mobi724 S.R.L. an Argentine corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mobi724 Solutions Inc. has signed a commercial agreement with NEC to implement, integrate, maintain and support MOBI724's mobile coupons solution for Telefonica's ecommerce portal (marketplace), developed and managed worldwide by NEC. Telefonica's Marketplace...

2013-12-02 08:23:53

Iberdrola and GE Ventures join Angeleno Group in funding intelligent energy storage leader MILLBRAE, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Inc., a leader in advanced energy storage systems, today announced the closing of a $15 million Series B financing round. Iberdrola (Inversiones Financieras Perseo, S.L.), GE Ventures joined Series A investor Angeleno Group in committing financing for the round. Founded in 2009, Stem's proprietary data analytics and intelligent energy...