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Principal’s Deal to Buy Chile’s Cuprum Has Breakup Fee of 15%

November 13, 2012

Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG:US), the seller of life insurance and retirement products, said a $1.5 billion deal to acquire Chile’s AFP Cuprum SA has a 15 percent termination fee.

Principal, based in Des Moines, Iowa, made the disclosure on its agreement to acquire Chile’s fourth-largest pension manager in a filing (PFG:US) today.

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