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May 04, 2015, 11:30 ET
"Banking on a brighter future" conveys BBVA Compass' desire to give people control of their financial lives, helping them enjoy what matters most, without unnecessary worry or distractions.

BBVA Compass launches new tagline, touts commitment to delivering a brighter future

 BBVA Compass today announced the launch of a new brand campaign and tagline — "banking on a brighter future" — conveying its...

May 01, 2015, 10:00 ET
Small business owners and entrepreneurs can submit their business ideas to compete for a $15,000 grand prize and $5,000 runner-up prize in BBVA Compass' Great Ideas for Small Business contest.

BBVA Compass kicks off this year's Great Ideas for Small Business Contest

BBVA Compass today launched a new Great Ideas for Small Business contest that taps into its social media networks to reward those entrepreneurs who...

Apr 29, 2015, 09:45 ET
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BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. reports first quarter 2015 earnings of $141 million

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), reported today net income attributable to shareholder of...

Apr 24, 2015, 13:42 ET
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BBVA Compass taps Kirk Pressley as its next chief financial officer

 BBVA Compass announced today that Kirk Pressley will become its new chief financial officer after Angel Reglero leaves the post to help lead a...

Apr 22, 2015, 22:55 ET

Francisco Gonzalez in the U.S. to present the book 'Reinventing the Company in the Digital Age'

- Francisco Gonzalez (BBVA): At BBVA we are leaders, but we are running a race which has no discernible finish line, not even a pre-fixed...

Apr 16, 2015, 16:29 ET
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BBVA Compass opening doors to Main Street with educational small business series

 BBVA Compass is opening doors to Main Street, launching its Great Ideas for Small Business Social Series this morning in San Antonio to give...

Apr 15, 2015, 12:09 ET
BBVA Compass was honored with the Innovation in Financial Education Award by Nasdaq and EverFi for its significant efforts to improve the financial capability of young Americans.

BBVA Compass receives financial education innovation award from Nasdaq, EverFi

 BBVA Compass was honored this week with the Innovation in Financial Education Award by Nasdaq and EverFi for its significant efforts...

Apr 15, 2015, 10:00 ET

BBVA acquires leading user experience firm Spring Studio

BBVA has acquired Spring Studio, a San Francisco-based user experience (UX) and design firm, to accelerate the Group's efforts to become the...

Apr 10, 2015, 11:08 ET
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BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc. Closes $700 Million Subordinated Notes Offering

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company ("BBVA Compass"), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Compass...

Apr 09, 2015, 12:02 ET
The Roca brothers will visit the U.S., Argentina and Turkey this summer to recreate the experience from their Girona, Spain-based restaurant, El Celler de Can Roca.

The BBVA-El Celler de Can Roca tour visits U.S., Argentina and Turkey this summer

 The second annual collaboration between BBVA and El Celler de Can Roca will bring the trio of brothers who own the famed Spanish restaurant to...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:00 ET
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BBVA Compass, Dwolla begin rollout of real-time bank transfers

BBVA Compass today announced that its customers will be able to send and receive funds instantly through Dwolla, an all-digital payments network....

Apr 01, 2015, 11:08 ET
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Economist joins BBVA Compass research team

 Amanda Augustine has joined the BBVA Compass economic research team, a group recognized for its accurate forecasting and economic insight....

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
BBVA Compass today announced Houston Dynamo forward and 2014 Dynamo MVP Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador.

BBVA Compass taps Houston Dynamo forward Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador

 BBVA Compass today announced Houston Dynamo forward and 2014 Dynamo MVP Giles Barnes as its newest brand ambassador.   Barnes, 26, will...

Mar 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
The BBVA Compass NBA American Express Card is the first credit card to bear the global NBA brand.

BBVA Compass NBA American Express Card gets assists from top NBA players

BBVA Compass today announced the launch of the BBVA Compass NBA American Express® Card, making it easier for NBA fans across the nation to get...

Mar 11, 2015, 16:42 ET
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BBVA Compass announces Federal Reserve response to 2015 CCAR capital plan

 BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company (BBVA Compass), announced today that the Board of Governors of the Federal...

Mar 05, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to headline BBVA Compass' series of economic forums

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will offer his perspective on the digital economy to BBVA Compass clients this spring as he headlines the bank's...

Feb 27, 2015, 12:47 ET
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BBVA Compass names Jason Leal its market president of the Upper Rio Grande Valley

 BBVA Compass announced today that Jason Leal has been named its market president of the Upper Rio Grande Valley, where he will lead efforts to...

Feb 26, 2015, 11:06 ET
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BBVA Compass helping low- and moderate-income borrowers overcome barriers to homeownership

 BBVA Compass announced today the launch of its Home Ownership Made Easier, or HOME, program, which helps low- and moderate-income borrowers...

Feb 18, 2015, 16:21 ET
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BBVA Compass welcomes four new members to its Tampa advisory board

BBVA Compass has added four new members to its Tampa, Fla., advisory board to support its business and development efforts in the area. "All of...