UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of November, 2020

Commission file number: 1-10110

 

 

BANCO BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA, S.A.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

BANK BILBAO VIZCAYA ARGENTARIA, S.A.

(Translation of Registrant’s name into English)

 

 

Calle Azul 4,

28050 Madrid

Spain

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:

Form 20-F  ☒            Form 40-F  ☐

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

Yes  ☐            No  ☒

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

Yes  ☐            No  ☒

 

 

 


LOGO

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA), in accordance with the provisions of Securities Market legislation, hereby communicates the following:

INSIDE INFORMATION

BBVA confirms that it is maintaining conversations with representatives of Banco de Sabadell, S.A., with the authorization of its Board of Directors, in relation to a potential merger transaction between the two entities. The entities have initiated a reciprocal due diligence review process as is customary in this type of transactions and have appointed external advisors.

It is noted that no decision has been made in relation to the potential merger transaction and that there is no certainty as to whether any such decision will be made or, if that is the case, as to the terms and conditions of a potential transaction.

BBVA will provide information in due time of any decisions that, as the case may be, might be made, when and in the manner required by law.

Madrid, November 16, 2020


SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

    Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
Date: November 16, 2020     By:  

/s/ Victoria del Castillo Marchese

      Name: Victoria del Castillo Marchese
      Title: Global Head of Strategy & M&A
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