Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A., a diversified financial company, operates in the traditional banking businesses of retail banking, asset management, private banking and wholesale banking. Segments The company’s segments include Banking Activity in Spain; Real Estate Activity in Spain; Turkey; Rest of Eurasia; Mexico; South America; and United States. Banking Activity in Spain This segment includes all of the company’s banking and non-banking businesses in Spain, other than those included in the Corporate Center area and Real Estate Activity in Spain. Spanish Retail Network: Spanish Retail Network includes individual customers, private banking, small companies and businesses in the domestic market. Corporate and Business Banking (CBB): CBB manages small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), companies and corporations, public institutions and developer segments. Corporate and Investment Banking (C&IB): C&IB is responsible for business with large corporations and multinational groups and the trading floor and distribution business in Spain. Other Units: Other units include the insurance business unit in Spain (BBVA Seguros), and the Asset Management unit, which manages Spanish mutual funds and pension funds. In addition, it includes certain loans and advances portfolios, finance and structural euro balance sheet positions. Real Estate Activity in Spain This segment provides specialized and structured management of the real estate assets accumulated by the company as a result of the economic crisis in Spain. It includes primarily lending to real estate developers and foreclosed real estate assets. Turkey This segment reflects the company’s stake in the Turkish bank Türkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S. Rest of Eurasia This segment includes the retail and wholesale banking businesses carried out by the Group in Europe (primarily Portugal) and Asia, excluding Spain and Turkey. Mexico This segment consists of the banking and insurance businesses conducted in Mexico by the BBVA Bancomer financial group. South America This segment includes the BBVA Group’s banking and insurance businesses in the region. The business units included in the South America operating segment are retail and corporate banking includes banks in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela; and insurance includes insurance businesses in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Venezuela. United States This segment encompasses the company’s business in the United States. This operating segment also includes the assets and liabilities of the company office in New York, which specializes in transactions with large corporations. Dispositions During 2015, the company sold a participation of 6.34% in China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. Supervision and Regulation The company is a bank holding company within the meaning of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the BHC Act). As such, the company is subject to the regulation and supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the Federal Reserve). The company’s direct and indirect activities and investments in the United States are limited to banking activities and certain non-banking activities that are closely related to banking, as determined by the Federal Reserve, and certain other activities permitted under the BHC Act. The company’s U.S. bank subsidiary, Compass Bank (Compass Bank), and its U.S. branch are also subject to supervision and regulation by various other U.S. regulatory agencies. 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. Compass Bank is an Alabama state-chartered bank, is a member of the Federal Reserve System, and has branches in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas. Compass Bank is supervised and examined by the Federal Reserve and the State of Alabama Banking Department. In addition, certain aspects of Compass Bank’s branch operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas are subject to examination by
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