The needle of this Compass points south. BBVA Compass Bancshares is the holding company for Compass Bank, which does business as BBVA Compass. The bank operates roughly 670 branches in seven Sunbelt states. It provides standard commercial and retail banking services such as deposit accounts, credit cards, business and personal loans, and mortgages. BBVA Compass also offers wealth management services such as securities brokerage, mutual funds, insurance, annuities, pension fund management, and investment advisory. BBVA Compass Bancshares is a subsidiary of Spain-based banking giant Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA).