BBVA

It’s a platform planet. Can banks adapt to it?

02/01/19

Thanks to big tech companies, the business world is moving to third-party platforms, or online marketplaces where sellers pull buyers' products off digital shelves. A growing number of financial institutions — including BBVA, Citi and community banks like Eastern — say they can't afford to sit out the trend.

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BBVA announces new U.S. CEO

12/20/18

BBVA has picked Javier Rodriguez Soler, its head of strategy and mergers, to run its U.S. bank.

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Bank of America, CIT Group and BBVA: Bankers on the move

12/10/18

Several banks saw significant changes in leadership as the year comes to a close.

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Onur Genç to become BBVA global CEO in December

11/28/18

He will take over as CEO from Carlos Torres Vila, who becomes chairman at year-end. Still unknown: who will run the company's U.S. bank once Genç moves up.

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Fintech startup tries to help consumers fix credit report errors

11/15/18

Upturn, which is owned by a BBVA unit, is offering a free online tool consumers can use to detect and dispute inaccuracies in their credit report.

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In crowded fintech space, BBVA searches for diamonds in the rough

11/14/18

The Spanish bank’s investment arm, Propel, is jointly working with the venture capital firm Anthemis Group to find promising startups.

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Can an exec from Amazon reboot Simple?

11/14/18

The online-only bank hopes new leadership can help it overcome its rocky past three years.

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Blockchain slashes approval time on syndicated loans, BBVA says

11/12/18

BBVA, BNP Paribas and MUFG recently used BBVA's blockchain to reach an agreement within 24 hours — instead of two weeks — to lend a Spanish power company $150 million.

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Even in the cloud, banking is tied to legacy tech

11/02/18

Serverless computing has its proponents — Capital One and BBVA among them — but the service hasn’t yet proven it can fulfill general systems needs in banking.

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Loan growth, interest rates lift BBVA profit

10/30/18

BBVA Compass in Birmingham, Ala., benefited from healthy growth in consumer, credit card and C&I lending in the third quarter.

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