$2 Billion Sale of Chilean and Ecuadorian Pension Businesses by BBVA

February 1, 2013

Cleary Gottlieb is representing Goldman Sachs as financial advisor to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), in connection with the sale to MetLife of BBVA’s interest in Administradora de Fondos de Pensiones Provida (Provida), the largest private pension fund administrator in Chile. Under the terms of the agreement, MetLife will conduct a public cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Provida, and BBVA has agreed to transfer its 64.3% stake to MetLife for approximately $1.29 billion. The transaction was announced on February 1 and is expected to close during the third quarter of 2013, subject to the receipt of Chilean regulatory approvals.

BBVA is a multinational Spanish banking group.

MetLife is one of the world’s largest providers of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs.