BBVA has been distinguished as the Best Investment Bank and Best Debt House in Spain by the Euromoney 2013 Awards for Excellence. These Awards, one of the most respected in the financial services industry, were announced and presented at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence Dinner in London yesterday, July 11th.

BBVA has been elected by Euromoney as the Best Investment Bank for solid reasons. BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking is a full-service global provider of high value-added products that can deliver solutions for the most complex needs of its customers anywhere in the world thanks to a proven business model.

The Group has been also recognized as the Best Debt House Award in Spain for its performance in Debt Capital Markets. This Award, especially important given the unstable market situation, acknowledges BBVA's dominant position and contribution to the debt markets around the world.

BBVA is a global financial services group with more than 630 billion euro in total assets, 50 million clients, 7,895 branches and approximately 114,000 employees in more than 30 countries. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is biased to high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.