BBVA Compass' archive of Harvey-related stories designed to help Houston navigate new reality

- bbva.com: The bank, pooling its experts and resources, publishes a number of articles on BBVA Group's global platform about Harvey

- The articles: They fall into two camps - stories of interest to those affected, and stories about the bank's efforts on their behalf

October 02, 2017

HOUSTON, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In the month since Harvey hit Houston, BBVA Compass has published a series of articles on bbva.com to help its customers and the public at large understand the city's new reality, how to move forward, and how the bank will be there to provide support.

BBVA Compass corporate logo (PRNewsFoto/BBVA Compass)

BBVA Group, the Madrid-based parent company of BBVA Compass that operates in dozens of countries around the world, publishes news from its footprint on bbva.com. BBVA Compass has been publishing articles on bbva.com since last year, chronicling both the happenings at the bank itself and also exploring topics of interest to its clients and prospects. It has published news on the bank's latest products or awards, for instance, as well as talked about the ins and outs of consumer lending and the costs to a service provider when their clients pay tips via credit card.

"We're the fourth-largest bank by deposit market share in Houston, so we knew a lot of our clients were facing uncertainty and needed information quickly and accurately," said BBVA Compass Director of External Communications Christina Anderson, whose team contributes to bbva.com. "We put our resources to use answering their questions and setting them on a path where they felt better informed and empowered."

The articles fall into two camps – informational articles for the general reader, and stories about what the bank itself is doing in the aftermath of Harvey. Links to the stories are below.

Informational articles

Articles about BBVA Compass

To learn more about BBVA Compass, visit: www.bbvacompass.com

For more news visit: www.bbva.com and newsroom.bbvacompass.com

About BBVA Group
BBVA [NYSE: BBVA] is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group is the largest financial institution in Spain and Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States; and it is also the leading shareholder in Garanti, Turkey's biggest bank for market capitalization. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. More information about BBVA Group can be found at bbva.com.

About BBVA Compass
BBVA Compass is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 651 branches, including 337 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 38 in Colorado and 18 in New Mexico.  BBVA Compass ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (5th). BBVA Compass has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 5th nationally in the total number of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2016. Additional information about BBVA Compass can be found at www.bbvacompass.com. For more BBVA Compass news, follow @BBVACompassNews on Twitter or visit newsroom.bbvacompass.com.

 

SOURCE BBVA Compass

For further information: Kimberly Tabor, External Communications, Tel. 281 221 7023, kimberly.tabor@bbva.com


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