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    BBVA Banco Francés S.A. (BFR)

    19.34 Down 0.29(1.48%) Apr 17, 4:02PM EDT
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    BBVA Banco Francés S.A.
    Reconquista 199
    Buenos Aires, C1003ABB
    Argentina - Map
    Phone: 54 11 4346 4000
    Website: http://www.bbvafrances.com.ar

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Foreign Regional Banks
    Full Time Employees:N/A

    Business Summary 

    BBVA Banco Francés S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to corporations, medium and small companies, and individual customers in the Republic of Argentina. The company offers checking and savings accounts, time deposits, and investment accounts. It also provides loans to the public sector, loans to local financial institutions, short-term loans to companies and overdraft lines of credit, discounted instruments, real estate mortgage loans, collateral loans, consumer loans, credit card loans, and short-term placements in foreign banks. In addition, the company offers fire, household, civil liability, theft, personal accidents, group life, and other insurance coverage products; payroll services; asset management services; and insurance advisory services to customers in the areas of coverage of risks related to life, personal accidents, as well as home insurance, and automated teller machine (ATM) robbery insurance. Further, it provides foreign trade services, including letters of credit, collections, bank drafts, fund transfers, and foreign currency transactions; and electronic banking, ATM, self-service terminals, Internet and mobile banking, call center, and trust services. Additionally, the company is engaged in capital market and securities activities, principally underwriting and placement of corporate bonds, commercial paper, and equity securities; corporate advisory; and securities brokerage, as well as the rental of safety deposit boxes. It operates 245 branches, as well as 13 on-site banks, 2 points of sales, 657 ATMs, and 732 inquiry display terminal. The company was formerly known as Banco Francés S.A. and changed its name to BBVA Banco Francés S.A. in October 2000. BBVA Banco Francés S.A. was founded in 1886 and is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Jorge Carlos Bledel , 61
    Exec. Chairman
    Mr. Ricardo Enrique Moreno , 52
    Chief Exec. Officer and Exec. Director
    Mr. Ignacio Sanzy Arcelus , 49
    Chief Financial Officer, Director of Planning & Financial Area, Member of Disclosure Committee and Member of Corp. Integrity Committee
    Mr. Gustavo Osvaldo Fernandez , 51
    Director of Technology & Operations, Director of HR & Services, Member of Corp. Integrity Committee and Member of Computer Technology Committee
    Mr. Juan Alberto Estrada , 43
    Director of Corp. & Investment Banking and Member of Corp. Integrity Committee
    Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.