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20 December 2022

BBVA: Best Investment Bank in Mexico 2022 according to LatinFinance

The bank's position in the country as a leader in loan portfolio has been the basis for making BBVA Mexico not only a leader in commercial banking but also in investment banking.

BBVA has been recognized by LatinFinance magazine as the "Best Investment Bank" in Mexico at the "2022 Banks of the Year Awards". This recognition positions the bank as the best performing financial institution in terms of its excellence in Investment Banking services in the last year.


The prizes are awarded by the LatinFinance editorial staff based on an exhaustive selection process. BBVA Mexico is the leading financial institution in Mexico, with a market share of 23% in deposits, more than 27 million clients and a branch network of more than 1,727.


In Corporate and Investment Banking, BBVA Mexico is the leader in Mergers and Acquisitions advisories, with more than 94 transactions since 2012 (2.4 times more than its next competitor). The bank has a team of more than 25 professionals locally, which enables great capacity for execution and a deep knowledge of the market in Mexico. BBVA provides high-value services to both Mexican and international clients with interests in the country.


Also, BBVA Mexico has become the main advisor to the Capital Markets in the country, as well as in the Debt Market, where it has reaffirmed, for the 9th consecutive year, a leading position in the local market. BBVA DCM has also remained a leader in the structuring and placement of ESG Bonds and Sustainability-Linked Bonds (SLBs).


Álvaro Vaqueiro, General Manager of Corporate and Investment Banking at BBVA Mexico, explains: "We are very proud to have been recognized as the Best Investment Bank and Best Bank of the Year in Mexico. Every day we strive to offer high value-added solutions to our clients, as well as access to expert advisory services to achieve their business, transformation and sustainability objectives. Even within a complex landscape, BBVA Mexico seized windows of opportunity and carried out complex and structured transactions, and continues to expand and diversify its client base."


BBVA: global bank, local focus


BBVA combines its international footprint with in-depth knowledge of local markets, giving it a comprehensive view of the market that translates into tailored solutions to clients anywhere in the world.


In its wholesale banking division, BBVA's Corporate and Investment Banking brings together investment banking, markets, financing and transactional services activities for institutional investors and corporate clients. It has a strong global presence, serving 24 countries, supported by an extensive team of experts including investment banking specialists and advisors in specific industries and sectors.


BBVA's advisory services focus on uncovering growth and development opportunities of interest for its clients and transforming them into services that are adapted to the clients' business, irrespective of the country or market where the opportunity arises or where the service should be started up.