Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., a diversified financial company, operates in the retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking businesses. Business Areas The company operates in five segments: Spain, Eurasia, Mexico, South America, and the United States. Spain The Spain segment includes all of the company’s banking and non-banking businesses in Spain. The main business units included in this business area are as follows: Spanish Retail Network: It includes the segments of individual customers, private banking, and small companies and businesses in the domestic market. Corporate and Business Banking (CBB): CBB manages small and medium sized enterprises, companies and corporations, public institutions, and developer segments. Corporate and Investment Banking (C&IB): C&IB is responsible for business with large corporations and multinationals. Other units: Other units include the insurance business unit in Spain (BBVA Seguros, S.A., de Seguros y Reaseguros); and the Asset Management unit, which manages Spanish mutual fund and pension funds. Eurasia The Eurasia segment covers the company’s activity in Europe (excluding Spain) and Asia. It includes BBVA Portugal, Consumer Finance Italy and Portugal, the retail business of branches in Paris, London and Brussels, and the retail and wholesale activity carried out within the various regions. It also covers the company’s holding in Türkiye Garanti Bankasi A.ª; and its equity-accounting holdings in China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited and CITIC International Financial Holding Ltd. Mexico The Mexico segment comprises the retail and corporate banking, pension, and insurance businesses conducted in Mexico by the BBVA Bancomer Financial group. South America The South America segment manages the company’s banking, pension, and insurance businesses in the region. The business units included in the South America segment are as follows: Retail and Corporate Banking: This area includes banks in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Pension businesses: Pension businesses area includes pension businesses in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Insurance businesses: This area includes insurance businesses in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Venezuela. The United States The United States segment encompasses the company’s business in the United States. This segment also covers the assets and liabilities of the company’s office in New York, which specializes in transactions with large corporations. The business units included in the United States business area are BBVA Compass Banking Group, and Other units, such as Bancomer Transfers Services. Competition The company’s main competitor includes Banco Santander Group. Dispositions In January 2013, the company had completed the sale of its stake in the Mexican company Administradora de Fondos para el Retiro Bancomer, S.A. de C.V. to Afore XXI Banorte, S.A. de C.V. In 2012, the company closed the sale of its business in Puerto Rico to Oriental Financial Group Inc. U.S. Regulation The company is a bank holding company within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended. As such, it is subject to the regulation and supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Federal Reserve). In addition to supervision by the Federal Reserve, the company’s New York branch is licensed and supervised by the New York State Department of Financial Services. The company's subsidiary, Compass Bank, is an Alabama state-chartered bank, is a member of the Federal Reserve System. Compass Bank is also a depository institution insured by, and subject to the regulation of, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. BBVA Bancomer, S.A.’s agency office in Houston, Texas is a non-FDIC insured agency office of BBVA Bancomer, S.A., an indirect subsidiary of the company that is licensed under the laws of the state of Texas and supervised by the Texas Department of Banking and the Federal Reserve. The company's U.S. broker-dealers are subject to regulation and supervision by the SEC and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority with respect to their securities activities, as well as various U.S. state regulatory authorities. History Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. was founded in 1988.
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