Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA engages in the traditional banking businesses of retail banking, asset management, private banking, and wholesale banking. It operates through the following segments: Banking Activity in Spain, Non-Core Real Estate, Turkey, Rest of Eurasia, Mexico, South America, and the United States. The Banking Activity in Spain segment includes the Spanish retail network, corporate and business banking, corporate and investment banking, and other units. The Non-Core Real Estate segment includes lending to real estate developers and foreclosed real estate assets. The Turkey segment comprises the banking and insurance businesses conducted by Garanti and its consolidated subsidiaries. The Rest of Eurasia segment refers to the business carried out in the rest of Europe and Asia such the retail and wholesale businesses. The Mexico segment covers the banking and insurance businesses conducted in Mexico by the BBVA Bancomer financial group. The South America segment comprises of the banking and insurance businesses which carries out in the region. The United States segment refers to the businesses in the country. The company was founded on June 1, 1988 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.