News from bbva A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 27, 2015, 12:47 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

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
BBVA Compass corporate logo

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
BBVA Compass corporate logo

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...

Feb 13, 2015, 09:30 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass announces a new card-issuing partnership with American Express

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass and American Express today announced a new card-issuing partnership, which brings together...

Feb 12, 2015, 18:44 ET

World premiere of Roca brothers' film 'Cooking Up a Tribute' at Berlin International Film Festival

Joan Roca and Josep Roca, the directors Andrea Gomez and Luis Gonzalez, and the executive producer Ignacio Moliner presented the world premiere of...

Feb 12, 2015, 15:46 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass relocates its Beaumont corporate offices to historic downtown

 BBVA Compass has relocated its Beaumont corporate offices to a building the bank owns in the city's historic downtown. BBVA Compass moved...

Feb 10, 2015, 11:04 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass cardholders can enroll now in Apple Pay

BBVA Compass cardholders can now put away their plastic and use Apple Pay, the mobile payments solution introduced by Apple. In an extension of...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:43 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass reports earnings of $467 million for the full-year of 2014, up 12% from prior year

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

Feb 03, 2015, 10:53 ET

David Tilman takes the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for scientifically demonstrating how biodiversity makes ecosystems more stable, productive and resilient

The seventh annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Ecology and Conservation Biology category goes to David Tilman,...

Jan 29, 2015, 12:34 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

Lee Vardaman appointed to BBVA Compass board of directors

 BBVA Compass announced today that Lee Vardaman has been appointed to its board of directors. Vardaman previously served as chief credit risk...

Jan 27, 2015, 14:38 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass awarded top honors for mobile banking functionality by Javelin Strategy & Research

 BBVA Compass' mobile app won the Mobile Banking Leader in Functionality Award for the second consecutive year in Javelin Strategy &...

Jan 27, 2015, 11:35 ET

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine goes to Tony Hunter, Joseph Schlessinger and Charles Sawyers for opening the door to the personalized treatment of cancer

 The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Biomedicine category is shared in this seventh edition by Tony Hunter, professor and...

Jan 26, 2015, 18:29 ET

BBVA ambassador Joan Roca, a leading cultural personality, participates in the World Economic Forum

 Joan Roca, chef of El Celler de Can Roca and a BBVA ambassador, has participated as a member of a worldwide team of cultural...

Jan 23, 2015, 12:06 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass names Hector Chacon CEO of Texas border region

 BBVA Compass announced today it has named Hector Chacon the bank's Texas border region CEO in a move aimed at fostering deeper ties to...

Jan 21, 2015, 19:16 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to lead its new Raleigh commercial office

 BBVA Compass has hired veteran banker John Schiappa to serve as its market executive in Raleigh, where he'll be responsible for managing the...

Jan 21, 2015, 15:37 ET

The Roca brothers' film 'Cooking Up a Tribute' will premiere at the 65th Berlin Film Festival

'Cooking Up a Tribute,' produced by BBVA, is an epicurean film in which brothers Joan, Josep and Jordi Roca, owners of El Celler de Can Roca...

Jan 20, 2015, 10:24 ET

The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences goes to Stephen Buchwald for creating more efficient, stable, broad-spectrum catalysts of importance in drug discovery

 The seventh annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Basic Sciences has gone to U.S. chemist Stephen Buchwald "for the...

Jan 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

BBVA Ventures Invests in Leading Bitcoin Platform Coinbase

 Founded in June 2012, San Francisco-based Coinbase gives consumers and merchants the ability to easily buy, sell, store and transact with...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:00 ET
BBVA Compass corporate logo

BBVA Compass names Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini its Chief Marketing and Client Experience Officer

BBVA Compass announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Kelly Dominiquini as its Chief Marketing and Client Experience Officer, tapping the...