|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Insurance - Life|
|MetLife, Inc. a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1999 along with its subsidiaries, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The Company is a provider of insurance and other financial services to many individuals and institutional customers throughout the United States. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company offers life insurance, annuities, property & casualty insurance, and other financial services to individuals, as well as group insurance and retirement & savings products and services to corporations and other institutions. The Company is reorganized into six segments, reflecting the broad geographic regions: Retail Products; Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits; Corporate Benefit Funding; and Latin America (collectively, ‘The Americas’); Asia; and EMEA. In addition, the Company reports certain of its results of operations in Corporate & Other, which includes MetLife Bank and other business activities. The America’s consists of the following segments: Retail Products. The Retail Products segment offers a broad range of protection products and services and a variety of annuities to individuals and employees of corporations and other institutions, and is organized into two businesses: Life and Annuities; Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits. The Group, Voluntary and Worksite Benefits segment offers a broad range of protection products and services to individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, and is organized into three businesses: Group Life, Non-Medical Health and Property & Casualty. Group Life insurance products and services include variable life, universal life and term life products; Corporate Benefit Funding. The Corporate Benefit Funding segment includes an array of annuity and investment products, including guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets. The Latin America segment offers a broad range of products to both individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include life insurance, accident and health insurance, group medical, dental, credit life insurance, annuities etc. The Asia segment offers a range of products to both individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include whole life, term life, variable life, universal life, accident and health insurance, fixed and variable annuities and endowment products. The EMEA segment offers products to individuals and corporations, as well as other institutions and their respective employees, which include life insurance, accident and health insurance, credit life insurance etc. The Company believes that competition faced by its business segments is based on a number of factors, including service, product features, scale, price, financial strength, claims-paying ratings, credit ratings, ebusiness capabilities and name recognition.|
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