Banks Announce Divestitures, Appointments, Earnings Schedules, Cash Dividends, and New Advertising Campaigns - Research Report

Banks Announce Divestitures, Appointments, Earnings Schedules, Cash Dividends,
   and New Advertising Campaigns - Research Report on HSBC, Deutsche Bank,
                 Popular, First Republic Bank, and BBVA Group

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NEW YORK, September 12, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting HSBC
Holdings plc (NYSE: HBC), Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE: DB), Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BPOP), First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC), and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria,
S.A. (NYSE: BBVA). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

HSBC Holdings plc Research Report

On August 22, 2013, Grupo Financiero HSBC, S.A. de C.V. (HSBC Mexico), an
indirect subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc (HSBC), announced that it has entered
into an agreement to sell its bonding and surety business subsidiary, HSBC
Fianzas, S.A., to Afianzadora Aserta, S.A. de C.V. In addition, HSBC Fianzas
S.A. reported gross assets of approximately MXN544m ($41 million) at June 30,
2013. Subject to regulatory approvals, the transaction is expected to be
completed in Q1 2014. As per the Company, this sale indicates further progress
in the execution of HSBC Group's strategy. The Full Research Report on HSBC
Holdings plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-09-09/HBC]

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Deutsche Bank AG Research Report

On September 3, 2013, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM), the brand
name for the Asset Management & Wealth Management-division of Deutsche Bank AG
(DB) and its subsidiaries, announced that Matt Montana was appointed to the
Company as the Managing Director and Head of Equity Trading, Americas. The
Company informed that Montana is based in New York and reports to Joshua
Friedberg, Head of Trading, Americas, and in his new role, Montana will manage
all of DeAWM's equity trading business in the Americas. Commenting on the
appointment, Friedberg said, "We continue to strengthen our trading team in
parallel with the expansion of DeAWM's equity investment platform in the
Americas. Matt has deep market knowledge from his background as a highly
experienced trader and he will be an integral part of the team." The Full
Research Report on Deutsche Bank AG - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-09-09/DB]

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Popular, Inc. Research Report

On September 3, 2013, Popular, Inc. (Popular) announced that it will release
its financial results for Q3 2013, before market opens on October 23, 2013.
The Company will host a conference call to review the financial results on the
same day at 10:00 a.m. EST. Popular further informed that the call will be
broadcast live over the Internet and can be accessed through the investor
relations section of the Company's website. Popular will also archive a replay
of the webcast at the Company's website. The Full Research Report on Popular,
Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-09-09/BPOP]

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First Republic Bank Research Report

On September 5, 2013, First Republic Bank (FRC) announced that it has declared
cash dividends on all four outstanding series of its preferred stock. The
quarterly cash dividends were as follows: $16.75 per share on its
Noncumulative Perpetual Series A Preferred Stock; $15.50 per share on its
Noncumulative Perpetual Series B Preferred Stock; $14.06 per share on its
Noncumulative Perpetual Series C Preferred Stock; and $13.75 per share on its
Noncumulative Perpetual Series D Preferred Stock. The Company informed that
the dividends on all four series of its preferred stock will be payable on
September 30, 2013, to shareholders of record as of September 19, 2013. The
Full Research Report on First Republic Bank - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-09-09/FRC]

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Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. Research Report

On September 4, 2013, BBVA Group (BBVA) announced that it will release its
first worldwide advertising campaign featuring four of its international brand
ambassadors: NBA All-Stars Kevin Durant and James Harden, and Iker Casillas
and Andrés Iniesta from La Liga BBVA, Spain's premier soccer league, later in
September 2013. BBVA revealed a behind-the-scenes video made in July 2013
during the making of the commercial, which was shot in Madrid, Barcelona and
Los Angeles. According to the Company, the new advertising campaign by BBVA,
the "Bank of Sports," will be seen by millions of viewers all over BBVA's
footprint in Spain, the United States, Latin America and Turkey, and brings
together four of the most recognizable faces in two top global sports leagues,
displaying their athletic prowess, and capitalizing on the bank's reputation
as a technological innovator. Ignacio Moliner, Brand and Communications
Manager for BBVA said that the advertising campaign will "reflect a powerful
message related to new demands from our customers." The Full Research Report
on Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-09-09/BBVA]

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