BBVA is a Spanish bank, headquartered in Bilbao. It is one of the main financial entities in Spain, Mexico, South America, the United States and Turkey.
The bank was founded as Banco de Bilbao in 1857, in Bilbao, Vizcaya, where it has had its headquarters since then. Most of the central services of the entity and its operational headquarters are mainly concentrated in its central offices in Madrid, located in the Ciudad BBVA complex.
As of December 31, 2017, BBVA’s assets were 690,059 million euros, making it the second Spanish financial institution by asset volume. As of the same date, it had 8,271 offices, 131,856 employees, and 72 million customers, being present in more than 30 countries.