BBVA came 3rd in the "Best House Equities in Europe" category in the survey in the Structured Retail Products magazine, in its first appearance on the shortlist of the top five banks in a Europe-wide survey on structured products.

BBVA was voted 3rd–with 12% of the votes– in this important survey, ahead of some of the leading global competitors. BBVA was also recognized by Structured Retail Products as the Best Distributor in Spain in its annual SRP Europe Conference, held last 1 February.

This position evidences "the strength and the joint work of the sales, trading and equity structuring teams", explained Emilio Sainz de Baranda, Global Head of Equity Derivatives Sales.

BBVA's structured equity products team serves over 140 European institutional customers with a single goal: to provide the customer with the best possible customer experience.

The Structured Retail Products survey, the most important in this sector, was completed by over 500 companies at the European level in 2017. Founded in 2001, Structured Retail Products Limited is part of the Euromoney group, a firm offering analysis and training on all matters concerning structured products. The website structuredretailproducts.com belongs to SRP and is the industry's leading online publication on retail structured products, with over 5,000 registered users.