BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America, Turkey and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. 137.698 people work for BBVA Group, helping more than 66 million customers in more than 35 countries through a network of 9.145 branches and offices. Its diversified business is biased to high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA ranks among the leading Euro zone banks in terms of ROE and efficiency. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial literacy and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity and a long-term vision, and applies best practices. The Group is listed on the main sustainability indexes.
BBVA has a relevant presence in Asia, being present in the main financial hubs of the region. The Bank has branches in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul and Taipei, and Representative Offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Sydney, Mumbai and Jakarta.