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Banco Popular Español, S.A. provides commercial banking and financial primarily to small and medium sized companies, professionals, and the self-employed in Spain and Portugal. The company operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Asset and Insurance Management, Real Estate, and Institutional and Market segments. The Commercial Banking segment offers lending, fund-raising, and factoring and renting services. The Asset and Insurance Management segment provides asset management services; manages investment funds, portfolios, and pension funds; and insurance products that include life insurance, as well as miscellaneous insurance, such as home, health, and car insurance. The Real Estate segment is engaged in the real estate activities. The Institutional and Market segment is primarily involved in the asset and liability transactions with credit institutions; the trading portfolios of the banking entities; available-for-sale financial assets; asset and liability hedging derivatives; held-to-maturity investment portfolio and investments; asset and liability balances arising from pensions; raising of funds in wholesale markets by issues of Euronotes; and subordinated debt and capital activities. It also offers financial, stockbroking, venture capital, investment fund management, debt collection, and insurance broking, as well as wind energy, hotel, and contract hire services. The company has strategic alliance with Mexican Financial Group BX+ to offer banking products and services in the SME and family segments. It operates a total of 2,309 branches. The company was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

15,546 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/1/14
Founded in 1926

banco popular espanol (POP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: €956.0K
Chairman, President and Chairman of Executive...
Total Annual Compensation: €1.5M
Secretary and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: €713.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

banco popular espanol (POP) Key Developments

Banco Popular Espanol S.A. Reports Earnings Results for the First Half of 2014

Banco Popular Espanol S.A. reported earnings results for the first half of 2014. The company’s net profit for the first half of 2014 was EUR 129 million. As for revenues, it's important also to point to the good performance in return on financial trading, with the contribution of EUR 96 million in capital gains for the operation that was recently carried out about economic rights on certain pension saving products, as a consequence of the bank. Revenue generation has allowed to reinforce coverage of loans in the second quarter of 2014.

Banco Popular Espanol Reportedly Planning To Sell Stake In Consumer Finance Business; Värde, Apollo May Be Interested

Banco Popular Espanol S.A. (CATS:POP) is reportedly planning to sell stake in Consumer Finance Business. On July 29, 2014, Europa Press reported citing market sources as saying that the company is looking to sell 51% stake in its credit card and consumer financing operations. A possible sale is expected to fund the acquisition of Citigroup Inc.'s retail and credit card businesses in Spain. The news source reported, citing Expansión as mentioning that Värde Partners, Inc. and Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) may be the contenders in the bidding process. Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. and Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:KW) are also speculated to be interested in a potential deal, while Centerbridge Partners, L.P. reportedly has pulled out of the process.

Banco Popular Ponders US Acquisition Targets

Banco Popular Espanol S.A. (CATS:POP) is analyzing three Florida-based banks as it looks to diversify outside of its home market in Spain, Cinco Días reported. Banco Popular's plan is to diversify and reduce the business' reliance on its home market in Spain so is now analyzing three possible acquisition targets in Florida, where Miami is said to be ripe for consolidation.


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