BBVA Frances (NYSE: BFR.N; BCBA: FRA.BA; LATIBEX: BFR.LA) Hereby Informs That It Has Filed Its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the Fiscal Year 2011

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA--(Marketwire -03/28/12)- BBVA Francés (NYSE: BFR - News) (BuenosAires: FRA) (LATIBEX: BFR.LA) hereby informs that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year 2011 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

The Annual Report on Form 20-F is also available in the company's website, www.bbvafrances.com.ar in the institutional corporate information section.

Hard copies of the company's complete audited financial statements and Annual Report on Form 20-F are available on demand, free of charge, by contacting Vanesa Bories at Investor Relations Department.