|[January 29, 2013]
MetLife Comments on BBVA's Chilean Pension Business
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
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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subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in
the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle
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