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2014-04-22 12:20:45

- Group pairs well with bank's Equipment Finance offerings HOUSTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass can now help clients move goods across the country with its new Transportation Banking group. The specialty group will provide loans, revolving credit, equipment and acquisition financing and other financial products and services to trucking, rail, shipping, logistics and air-related businesses across the country. The news comes less than a year after the bank launched...

2014-04-17 12:27:27

- More ways for University of Alabama fans to express team pride BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass announced today it is expanding its University of Alabama-branded Bama(®) Banking checking and savings accounts, further tapping into fans' desires to express their Crimson Tide pride through everyday activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/75955 Bama Banking initially offered a Crimson Tide Check Card tied to any BBVA Compass...

2014-03-28 12:24:19

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,151.23, down 0.54%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.03% to 16,264.23, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,849.04, down 0.19%. The losses were broad based as seven out of 10 sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index finished the day at 297.06, down 0.58%, while...

2014-03-28 08:21:42

In U.S., the Group purchased more than $1.4 billion - invested $800 million in infrastructure in 2013 NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Iberdrola (IBDRY:US) chairman Ignacio Galan addressed attendees at the Group's Annual General Meeting (AGM) and reiterated the important role the Company plays as an engine for economic growth in countries where it operates. Galan highlighted the projected rate of capital investment, estimated at EUR9.6 billion ($12.5...

2014-03-05 12:25:06

- Houston goalkeeper joins bank to support joint initiatives with Dynamo, Dynamo Charities HOUSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass today announced two-time Major League Soccer All-Star and Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall as its brand ambassador. Hall, 28, will promote and support joint initiatives of BBVA Compass and the Dynamo, including their Building a Better Houston campaign, which kicked off in 2011 and has helped revitalize the city's East End through a...

2014-02-27 16:26:51

- Students at Houston's Crespo Elementary will be taught the basics of managing money HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler and other NBA legends thrilled students at Houston's Crespo Elementary School Thursday when they helped tip off a joint initiative from BBVA Compass and NBA Cares to bring financial education programs to 25,000 students throughout the U.S. this year. Drexler, the 10-time NBA All-Star who helped lead the Houston Rockets to...

2014-02-26 08:33:26

SAO PAULO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonica Brasil - (Bovespa: VIVT3 [ON = Common Shares] / VIVT4 [PN = Preferred Shares]; NYSE: VIV), announces its consolidated results for the fourth quarter and for the year of 2013. With strategy focused on value generation and solid operating evolution, Telefonica Brasil recorded in 2013 Recurrent EBITDA of R$10.5 billion with 30.4% Margin. R$ million 4Q13 3Q13 2013 2012 Net Revenue...

2014-02-24 12:23:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it will focus on expanding global exports of its smart appcessories this year. At present, its two main appcessories namely Smart Beam and Atti are drawing great interest and attention from visitors at MWC 2014. Smart Beam is an ultra-mini pico projector for smartphones that enables projection of diverse contents on a nearby wall or ceiling. Cumulative sales of Smart Beam have reached 50,000...

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...

2014-02-18 04:22:16

LONDON, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyless today announced the appointment of Gilli Coston as Chief Strategy Officer to the Wyless senior management team. Gilli brings a wealth of experience to Wyless, with over twenty years at O2 and Telefonica, including her final position as the Head of M2M for Telefonica O2 UK and more recently at consulting firm CGI, she has an unrivalled high-level experience of the IOT business from both an operator and a solution provider...


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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
This word comes from the Spanish 'pongale,' put it.
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