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CorpBanca Releases the Transaction Agreement and the Shareholders Agreement in Connection With the Itau-CorpBanca Merger Transaction

SANTIAGO, CHILE -- (Marketwired) -- 03/14/14 -- CORPBANCA (NYSE: BCA) (BCS: CORPBANCA) announced today that, as was previously mentioned during the Company's last two conference calls (February 20th and March 5th, 2014), the transaction agreement and the shareholders agreement in connection with the Itaú-CorpBanca merger transaction have been uploaded onto its website, which can be found at the following links:

The Transaction Agreement:
http://www.corpbanca.cl/storage/CB_IR_PA_Transactionagreements.pdf?tmp=0

The Shareholders Agreement:
http://www.corpbanca.cl/storage/CB_IR_PA_Shareholdersagreements.pdf?tmp=0

CorpBanca invites all interested parties to continue to monitor its website for further disclosure on the merger transaction including an update of the Q&A that was released this past week.

Please contact our Investor Relations Department for questions or further clarification on this matter.

About CorpBanca

CORPBANCA (NYSE: BCA) (BCS: CORPBANCA) is Chile's oldest operating private bank founded in 1871. Based in Chile, CorpBanca also participates in Colombia and Panama. It also has a branch in New York and a representative office in Madrid. Its total consolidated assets exceed US$35 billion and the equity totaled US$3.4 billion. Focused on large and medium companies and individuals, CorpBanca offers universal bank products. By mid-2012 it acquired Banco Santander Colombia and in 2013 acquired Helm Bank in Colombia and Panamá.

As of November 30, 2013, according to the Chilean Superintendency of Banks, CorpBanca was the fourth largest private bank in Chile in terms of the overall size of its customer loan portfolio (11.7% market share on a consolidated basis and 7.4% market share among private banks on an unconsolidated basis only taking into account its operations in Chile).

As of October 31, 2013, according to the Colombian Superintendency of Finance, CorpBanca Colombia and Helm Bank combined operations were the fifth largest bank in Colombia in terms of total assets and in terms of total loans and the fourth largest bank in Colombia in terms of total deposits, as reported under local regulatory and accounting principles.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as "anticipate", "believe", "expect", "plan", "intend", "forecast", "target", "project", "may", "will", "should", "could", "estimate", "predict" or similar words suggesting future outcomes or language suggesting an outlook. Forward-looking statements and information are based on current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to CorpBanca concerning anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies and regulatory developments. Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, both general and specific, and risks that predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of important factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from the beliefs, plans, objectives, expectations and anticipations, estimates and intentions expressed in such forward-looking statements. More information on potential factors that could affect CorpBanca's financial results is included from time to time in the "Risk Factors" section of CorpBanca's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, filed with the SEC. Furthermore, the forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release and CorpBanca does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.

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