BBVA Compass Partners With FutureAdvisor to Offer Robo-Advisor Services to Customers

BBVA Compass and FutureAdvisor are forging an alliance to bring investment management services to a greater slice of the bank's clients through digital means, making the Sunbelt-based financial institution the first major bank to sign on with FutureAdvisor after the San Francisco firm's milestone year in which it combined forces with leading asset-management firm BlackRock.

BBVA Compass clients will be able to use the award-winning firm's automated investment services later in 2016. The bank sees the alliance as a way to make sophisticated tools and guidance available to its digital-savvy clients who aren't currently taking advantage of its investment services. The alliance demonstrates BBVA Compass' willingness to align with innovators regarded by some as industry disruptors.

"FutureAdvisor gives us a way to connect more of our clients with convenient, affordable and trusted advice,"

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