A partnership with BBVA has opened the doors for Opportunity Network to enter Peru on a large scale. The business platform aims to boost the Latin American market thus helping develop the country’s economy. How? By connecting its CEOs to their counterparts around the world.
- BBVA is the first financial firm to partner with Opportunity Network in Peru. As a result, it will allow the network to operate on a large scale within the country.
- Eligible BBVA clients will now have access to global deals with a total valuation of USD 263 billion. In addition to direct contact with 27,000+ C-Level executives and investors in more than 120 countries.
February 20th, 2020, Barcelona —BBVA’s recent partnership with Opportunity Network stands to help hundreds of firms in Peru. Not only connecting its CEOs with business deals in over 120 countries but opening up Peruvian industries to global markets.
Opportunity Network is an online platform used by 27,000+ select CEOs/C-Level executives and investors from around the world. Here, members share and connect with global business opportunities. The network boasts a total deal flow of USD 263 billion, distributed among 50+ industries. The platform membership is exclusive for companies and UHNW individuals with turnover and/or liquid assets exceeding USD 2.5 million.
This new collaboration will allow BBVA corporate banking clients in Peru to access the platform as well as its related services for free. (Non-client membership fee is USD 5,500 per year). As a result, membership will open doors for Peruvian business leaders who wish to connect with companies and funds worldwide.
In the long run, the partnership is expected to boost the Latin American market by supporting trade ties in the region.
A Word from the CEO
“Our goal is to improve the way of doing business and create equal access to opportunities. Especially in countries that are experiencing great economic development like Peru. ” – Brian Pallas, CEO and founder of Opportunity Network.
“Entering the Peruvian market will not only substantially expand our membership base, but also create access to unique businesses. On the whole, the opportunities in Peru, which are currently estimated to cover 50 different industries, will attract interest from partners around the world. Industrial and agricultural capacities are especially high in demand on our platform.”
Creating Access Through Partnership
In order to ensure the reliability and quality of the deals, Opportunity Network works with trusted partners to vet all potential members. Current partnerships with leading financial institutions worldwide include UBS and Credit Suisse in Switzerland, BCI in Chile, London Stock Exchange Group in England, Citizens Bank in the United States, CaixaBank in Spain, Intesa Sanpaolo in Italy, Alfa-Bank in Russia, ABN Amro in the Netherlands, Eurobank in Greece, and now BBVA in Peru.
“We currently have around 100 Peruvian companies active in the platform. As can be seen, we are addressing an existing need.“ said Managing Director for Latin America at Opportunity Network, Eugenio Corell.“By starting to operate with BBVA, we are confident that we will see a very positive response from Peruvian entrepreneurs.”
BBVA is one of the largest multinational financial service providers in the world. Present in over 30 countries across Europe, the United States and Latin America, BBVA represents approximately 74.5 million clients worldwide.
About Opportunity Network
Founded by CEO Brian Pallas in 2014, Opportunity Network is now valued at $165M and has offices in Barcelona, London, and New York. The platform connects 27,000+ CEOs from 130+ countries and a total transaction flow of ~$263BN.