MetLife Comments on BBVA’s Chilean Pension Business

  MetLife Comments on BBVA’s Chilean Pension Business

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 29, 2013

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) confirmed a statement issued today by Banco Bilbao
Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA) that MetLife is negotiating the acquisition of
BBVA's subsidiary, AFP Provida S.A., the largest private pension fund
administrator in Chile by assets under management. No agreement has been
reached and there are no assurances that an agreement will be reached.

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