MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) issued the following statement today:

The statement yesterday by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid does not apply to MetLife.  MetLife is financially sound and has high ratings from all of the major insurance ratings agencies.  MetLife is fully able to meet all its obligations.

Celebrating 140 years, 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 and retirement & savings products and services to corporations and other institutions.  For more information, please visit


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