About BBVA BBVA is a financial services group with more than $770 billion in total assets, 48 million clients, 7,400 branches and approximately 109,000 employees in more than 30 countries. BBVA provides its customers around the world with a full range of financial services, including commercial and wholesale banking, retail banking services, consumer loans, mortgages, credit cards, securities brokerage, wealth management, pension plan management and insurance. The BBVA Group maintains a leadership position in Spain, Mexico, Latin America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States as well as operations in China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.11
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BBVA: Financial Highlights
We Are An Internationally Diversified Group • BBVA’s strong results were supported by the Group’s appropriate diversification in terms of geography and business lines, which allowed it to maintain a high level of recurrent revenues. • During 2010, income rose sharply in emerging markets and the Group also increased its market share in developed economies. • BBVA boosted its growth potential in 2010 through an agreement to purchase a strategic stake in Turkey’s Garanti and by strengthening its franchises in Latin America and Asia.21
About BBVA Compass BBVA Compass is among the top 20 largest commercial banks in the U.S. based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (3rd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). Through three major business units - Corporate Banking, Retail Banking and Wealth Management - Compass offers innovative and industry leading products and services to meet clients’ financial goals. In addition to meeting the needs of our clients in the communities we serve, as a subsidiary of the BBVA Group our clients also have access to a full range of international products and services in more than 30 countries.22
BBVA Compass: Key facts
BBVA Compass: Debt ratings• BBVA Compass debt ratings compare very favorably to those of its’ peer group.