Bankia - News News. Bankia Bankia S.A., 2018. Spain. All rights reserved. 60 BANKIA - News RSS Bankia completes the IT integration with BMN in record time Today, Monday, Bankia completed in record time the technology platform integration with BMN, a process that was concluded this weekend, barely two and a half months after the final go-ahead was given for the merger. Corporate Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:15:00 +0100 Bankia gives 850,000 euros to social action programmes in Andalucía in conjunction with CajaGranada Fundación The Chairman of Bankia, Jos&#233; Ignacio Goirigolzarri, and the Chairman of CajaGranada Fundaci&#243;n, Jos&#233; Antonio Montilla, have signed a co-operation agreement underlining Bankia&#39;s commitment to Andaluc&#237;a and by which the bank will channel a large part of its social, environmental and job creation activity in this autonomous community through CajaGranada Fundaci&#243;n, which has experience and knowledge of the region. Social Action Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0100 Bankia waives fees for over 520,000 former BMN customers who direct-deposit their salaries or pensions Starting on April 1, once IT integration has been completed, over 520,000 former BMN customers who have their pensions or salaries directly deposited in their accounts will no longer be charged the principal fees. Corporate Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:30:00 +0100 Bankia provides 10,000 euros to support a training and employment promotion project run by Caritas in the Diocese of Cartagena The project is focused on training as a key tool for developing social and employment skills and thus helping people to become integrated in the world of work. The programme will have two lines of action: training; and access to employment through individualised itineraries. Social Action Mon, 12 Mar 2018 13:15:00 +0100 The number of people benefiting from the social projects supported by Bankia's Red Solidaria programme has increased by 125%. The programme promotes integration in the labour market, help for the disabled, local community development and help for the poor and people at risk of social exclusion, among others. Social Action Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:30:00 +0100 Bankia and Crédit Agricole agree to begin exclusive negotiations to set up a consumer finance joint venture New company would specialise in developing point-of-sale consumer finance Corporate Wed, 07 Mar 2018 19:00:00 +0100 The Bankia-Fundación Caja Rioja competitive call for proposals for social projects that foster employment and rural development and improve people’s quality of life Bankia and Fundaci&#243;n Caja Rioja open their &#8220;Social Action 2018&#8221; call for proposals, targeting social projects that will foster employment and rural and local development, as well as programmes that improve people&#8217;s quality of life. Bankia has earmarked 70,000 euros for this aid. Social Action Wed, 07 Mar 2018 15:15:00 +0100 Bankia and Caja Segovia Foundation launch Social Action Support campaign for 2018 The Social Action Support campaign for 2018 will be launched next Thursday 8 March by Caja Segovia Foundation and Bankia to help fund projects run by NGOs in the province of Segovia. The goal of the campaign is to boost employment and rural development, and enhance the lives of unemployed and differently-abled people and those at risk of social exclusion. Social Action Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0100 Bankia hands over 75,000 euros to food banks through its ‘With you, two can make four’ charity campaign Bankia has handed over a total of 74,844 euros to the Spanish Federation of Food Banks (FESBAL) colected during Operation Kilo: a campaign involving the bank, its staff and customers in December. Social Action Tue, 06 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +0100 Bankia joins Cotec board of trustees The financial institution Bankia, after having unveiled last week its Strategic Plan for 2018-2020, is once again strengthening its commitment to innovation by joining the Board of Trustees of Fundaci&#243;n Cotec as a numbered trustee. By joining the Board, Bankia will be reflecting in Cotec the decisive role played by the banking sector in the national innovation system. Corporate Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:30:00 +0100 Bankia organizes competition to develop real use cases based on blockchain technology Participants will have 19 days to develop innovative ideas in different verticals: finance, insurance, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, sustainability, health, marketplaces, logistics and the Internet of things. Business Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0100 Bankia grants more than €400,000 to Fundación Caja Rioja to promote cultural and social projects, the environment and regional development Bankia will be providing a total of 405,000 euros during 2018 to support Fundaci&#243;n Caja Rioja in connection with the competitive call to propose activities in its Socio-Cultural Centres, with the promotion of aid to social and environmental projects and with the pursuit of rural development initiatives in La Rioja. Social Action Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:15:00 +0100 Bankia Foundation launches ‘Reto Dualiza’ dual vocational training challenge to nurture innovation and entrepreneurship in Madrid among dual vocational education students, teaching staff and businesses Challenge split into six phases ends in June and is backed by major energy, tourism, retail and tech companies involved in dual vocational training Social Action Thu, 01 Mar 2018 14:00:00 +0100 Ávila Foundation and Bankia launch latest round of aid to provide spaces to NGOs Valued at 15,000 euros, aid offers NGOs across province the opportunity to carry out charity work at the &#193;vila Foundation&#8217;s buildings Social Action Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:00:00 +0100 Bankia donates 170,000 euros to social welfare programmes on the Canary Islands through partnership with the La Caja de Canarias Foundation Bankia remains committed to the Canary Islands, channelling part of its social responsibility budget through the La Caja de Canarias Foundation Social Action Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:00:00 +0100 Bankia plans to distribute more than €2,500 million to its shareholders in the next three years, more than twice the figure for the last four years This figure, set out in the Strategic Plan 2018-2020 announced today, stems from its intention to boost the ordinary cash dividend pay-out to 45-50% of its profits and to return capital above 12% CET1 Fully Loaded. Corporate Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0100 Bankia and Fundación Bancaja Support 10 Job Placement Projects in Valencia Region for Persons with Functional Diversity Bankia and Fundaci&#243;n Bancaja have concluded the &#8216;Capaces Candidates Call&#8217; by granting EUR 100,000 to a total of 10 not-for-profit associations in the Comunitat Valenciana (Valencia Region) that carry out job placement and social integration projects for persons with functional diversity. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:00:00 +0100 Bankia Symphony Orchestra is presented to society Bankia today unveiled its symphony orchestra, a professional ensemble of young musicians who have completed their musical education but have not yet found their place in a stable orchestra. Sponsorship Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0100 Fundación Bankia and FPempresa launch 1st “Ayudas Dualiza” Call for Applications Bankia Foundation for Dual Education and the National Association of FPempresa Vocational Training Schools today launched the first &#8220;Ayudas Dualiza&#8221; call for applications, targeted at vocational training projects in which vocational training schools, both private and public, work in collaboration with the world of business. Social Action Thu, 01 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0100 The Bankia Symphony Orchestra (BSO) starts a new selection process to fill vacancies for young musicians The Bankia Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has announced its fourth annual call for applications for the auditions to select candidates to fill positions in its full-time orchestra and its pool of instrumentalists for the period from next March until December 2019. Sponsorship Wed, 31 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0100 Bankia posts net attributable profit of 816 million euros for 2017, up 1.4% Bankia obtained net attributable profit of 816 million euros in 2017, an increase of 1.4% compared to the previous year. After including BMN and making the one-time adjustments arising from the merger, amounting to 312 million euros, the profit is 505 million, 37.3% less than in 2016. Earnings Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0100 Bankia increases amount allocated to dividends by 7%, to 340 million euros, and pays back more state aid The Board of Directors of Bankia has agreed to propose to the shareholders in the General Meeting that the bank distribute 340 million euros in dividends, which is 7% more than the previous year. Corporate Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 +0100 Bankia strengthens its position as Spain’s fourth largest mutual fund manager, with nearly 17,000 million euros The merger of Bankia and BMN has confirmed Bankia Fondos as the fourth largest fund manager in Spain, with managed assets of nearly 17,000 million euros, combining the 15,240 million managed before the merger with the 1,530 million received from BMN. Corporate Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 BMN shareholders receive Bankia shares From today, Thursday, the shareholders of BMN have at their disposal the shares of Bankia delivered to them under the terms of the share swap that followed the merger of the two institutions. Corporate Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia and EIB earmark 800 million euros to finance investments by SMEs and midcaps The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide financing for projects undertaken by SMEs and mid-cap firms through a 400 million euro loan to Bankia. Corporate Tue, 09 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia and BMN complete their legal merger with the registration of the transaction in the Commercial Registry The deed of the merger between Bankia and BMN was registered today, Monday, in the Valencia Commercial Registry, thus bringing the merger into effect. Corporate Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia receives all the necessary authorisations to commence the integration with BMN Bankia has received all the authorisations required by the Spanish government and regulatory and supervisory bodies in relation to the merger with BMN and so is now able take the necessary steps to bringthe merger into effect. Corporate Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia and Lo que de Verdad Importa Foundation name winners of fourth edition of Historias en Red competition Bankia and the Lo que de Verdad Importa (LQDVI) Foundation have joined forces once again, following the success of the last three editions of this competition to select and support seven new charity projects thought up by young people. Tue, 26 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure Bankia has unveiled its new organisational structure today, created in response to the merger with BMN to exploit the greater business opportunities of the new arrangement and boost synergies. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure in Castilla-La Mancha and Extremadura Bankia has appointed Jaime Campos as Corporate Director of the Castila-La Mancha and Extremadura Regional Head Office. He previously served as Corporate Marketing Director at the bank&#8217;s Corporate Marketing Director. Campos replaces Joaqu&#237;n Holgado, who will take over the Andaluc&#237;a Regional Head Office. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure in Andalucía Bankia has established a Regional Head Office for Andaluc&#237;a based in Granada to exploit the new business opportunities stemming from the merger with BMN. The bank has appointed Joaqu&#237;n Holgado to oversee this office. As Corporate Regional Director, he will be responsible for the retail banking business in the autonomous community. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure in the Islas Baleares Bankia has approved the creation of a new Regional Head Office for the Islas Baleares in response to the merger with BMN. Antoni Serra will head up the new regional office as Corporate Regional Director. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure in Murcia and Alicante Bankia has appointed Olga Garc&#237;a Saz as Corporate Director of Murcia and Alicante. She previously headed up BMN&#8217;s Levante regional division. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia announces new organisational structure in Valencia and Castellón Bankia has appointed Jaime Casas as Corporate Director of the Valencia and Castell&#243;n Regional Head Office, overseeing the retail business in both provinces. He replaces Miguel Capdevila, who takes over managing the Catalonia Regional Head Office. Corporate Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 BFA sells 7% of Bankia’s capital for 818 million euros BFA Tenedora de Acciones, S.A.U. (&#8220;BFA&#8221;) has sold a 7% of its stake in Bankia for a total of 818.3 million euros, which rises to 2,656 million euros the amount of state aid returned by Bankia. Corporate Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Goirigolzarri: “Bankia is embarking on a growth phase that will revolve around corporate governance and values, customers and teams” Bankia&#8217;s chairman, Ignacio Goirigolzarri today said that the new growth phase the bank is starting out upon, leaving the restructuring process behind, will be marked by continued effort to improve the bank&#8217;s reputation and further raise the level of customer satisfaction. Corporate Tue, 28 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia launches Soluciona Empresas, a free digital platform to help companies in their decision-making Bankia has launched <a class="externo" href=";" rel="external" title="Bankia - Soluciona Empresas">Soluciona Empresas</a> , a completely free on-line platform that includes a package of digital tools designed to help Spanish companies make day-to-day decisions, whether or not they are Bankia customers. Corporate Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia recognised as one of the world’s leading companies in the fight against climate change Bankia has been awarded the highest rating in CDP&#8217;s international Climate Change report for 2017, making it one of the group of 112 A-listed global companies leading the fight against climate change. Corporate Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia Red Solidaria funds “Frailty Awareness”, a programme at Getafe University Hospital to raise awareness of the frailty syndrome in elderly people The Biomedical Research Foundation at Getafe University Hospital is launching a campaign to increase awareness of frailty in elderly people. The campaign, to be conducted between October 2017 and the end of 2018, is funded by Bankia Red solidaria, which is part of the bank&#8217;s CSR policy, under the banner &#8220;Bankia en Acci&#243;n&#8221;. Social Action Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Bankia posts net attributable profit of 739 million euros over the first nine months of the year, up 1% Bankia achieved a net attributable profit of 739 million euros in the first nine months of 2017, up 1% compared to the same period of the previous year. This was driven by the increase in fee and commission income, together with the decrease in expenses and provisioning as a result of the improvement in credit quality. Earnings Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100