METLIFE TO PERMIT RULE 10b5-1 TRADING PLANS
NEW YORK, May 03, 2007
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today that members of its board of directors and certain employees may now enter into Rule 10b5-1 trading plans, which are permitted under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These individuals, including senior executives and others who regularly have access to material nonpublic information, may now establish prearranged trading plans for future purchases or sales of MetLife, Inc. common stock (or the exercise of stock options). These individuals must not be aware of material, nonpublic information at the time the plan is established. Once a plan is established, trades may take place pursuant to the plan regardless of whether an individual is aware of material, nonpublic information.
MetLife, Inc. is a leading provider of insurance and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Through its domestic and international subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife, Inc. reaches more than 70 million customers around the world and MetLife is the largest life insurer in the United States (based on life insurance in-force). The MetLife companies offer life insurance, annuities, auto and home insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals, as well as group insurance, reinsurance and retirement & savings products and services to corporations and other institutions. For more information, please visit www.metlife.com.