Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. engages in retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking businesses in Spain and internationally. It offers banking services and consumer finance to private individuals, enterprises, and institutions; customer deposits, paycheck and pension deposits, and term deposits; loans and advances, mortgages for first time home buyers, and credit cards; and mutual and pension funds management, asset planning, and wealth management services. The company also provides medium and long-term financing, treasury accounts management, and advisory services; online banking and vehicle renting services; and direct insurance, reinsurance, and insurance brokering services through various insurance companies. In addition, it coordinates origination, distribution, and management of corporate and investment banking products; provides global trade finance and transaction services; and engages in handling the origination, structuring, distribution, and risk management of capital market products. Further, the company provides residential real estate loans, indirect auto dealer and student lending services, checking accounts, and interest-bearing checking accounts. It serves individual customers, high net-worth individuals, small and medium enterprises, large companies, institutions, developers, professional service firms, and retailers. The company has a strategic alliance with the CITIC Group. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria was founded in 1988 and is based in Bilbao, Spain.