HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc., a Sunbelt-based bank holding company announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, BBVA USA, has closed the sale of $600 million in aggregate principal amount of its 2.500 percent unsecured senior notes (Senior Notes). The Senior Notes were sold at a price of 99.953 percent of par.
The Senior Notes will mature on August 27, 2024, and will bear interest at a rate of 2.500 percent per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears on February 27 and August 27 of each year, beginning on February 27, 2020. BBVA USA intends to use the proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes and as a source of diversification of its funding base.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, BBVA Securities Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as joint book running managers for the offering of the Senior Notes.
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BBVA (BBVA) is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a strong leadership position in the Spanish market and is the largest financial institution in Mexico. It has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. It is also the leading shareholder in Turkey's BBVA Garanti. BBVA's purpose is to bring the age of opportunities to everyone, based on our customers' real needs: provide the best solutions, helping them make the best financial decisions, through an easy and convenient experience. The institution rests in solid values: Customer comes first, we think big and we are one team. BBVA's responsible banking model aspires to achieve a more inclusive and sustainable society.
On March 28, 2019, BBVA filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2018, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. A copy can be accessed on the BBVA website at https://shareholdersandinvestors.bbva.com/the-share/adrs-english/. Holders of BBVA's American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) may request a hard copy of the Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2018, including complete audited financial statements, free of charge. To request a copy, contact Ed Bilek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the U.S., BBVA is a Sunbelt-based financial institution that operates 642 branches, including 330 in Texas, 89 in Alabama, 63 in Arizona, 61 in California, 45 in Florida, 37 in Colorado and 17 in New Mexico. The bank ranks among the top 25 largest U.S. commercial banks based on deposit market share and ranks among the largest banks in Alabama (2nd), Texas (4th) and Arizona (6th). In the U.S., BBVA has been recognized as one of the leading small business lenders by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and ranked 8th nationally in terms of dollar volume of SBA loans originated in fiscal year 2018.
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