BBVA has been named Best Loan House of the Year by LatinFinance for its breadth and volume of activity in Latin America. The publication highlights its strategy, which has enabled the entity to take part in some of the largest operations of the year, while also securing medium-sized clients and deals. The increase in the entity's market share shows BBVA's ability to provide financial solutions to its clients in difficult times, according to the publication.

BBVA is the benchmark corporate loan provider in the Latin American market with major deals such as the funding for Pemex for 5.25 billion dollars, Ecopetrol for 1.93 billion and Pan American Energy for 520 million.
 
Moreover, BBVA has taken part in eight of the operations recognized by LatinFinance as Deals of the Year, in the Corporate High-Grade Bond, Corporate High-Yield Bond, Initial Public Offering, Corporate Issuer, Quasi-Sovereign Bond & Financing Innovation, Equity Follow-On & Cross-Border M&A, Local Currency Deal and Restructuring categories.
 
The prizewinning deals have been selected for their strategic significance and their relevance in the market, their innovative features, their execution, their good reception among investors and geographic scope.
 
With these awards, LatinFinance recognizes BBVA's leadership in Latin America and the experience and expertise of its Corporate & Investment Banking teams in successfully closing highly significant deals in the various investment banking businesses.