Compass Bank Locations
Compass Bank is a company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Its top executives are located in The Woodlands, Texas.
Compass Bank, is a Southwestern financial holding company with US$47 billion in assets and primarily located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, and Texas. Compass Bancshares, is one of the nationís 25 largest banks, and was previously a member of the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Select Dividend Index. The corporate headquarters are located in the Daniel Building in downtown Birmingham.
On February 16, 2007, Compass announced that it would be acquired by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), the second largest bank in Spain. The deal was completed on Friday, September 7th, 2007, when Compass Bancshares became a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA. The transaction gave BBVA a substantial stakehold in the US banking sector by creating the largest financial institution in the Sun Belt region. BBVA plans to integrate banks previously acquired in the US with the current Compass technology and management platforms.
On August 21, 2009, in an FDIC-supervised transaction, Compass Bank acquired the deposits and other core assets of the failed Guaranty Bank of Austin, Texas. This deal gives BBVA a first-time presence in California and expands an existing presence in Texas.