MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) will hold an investor conference in Japan at The Grand Hyatt Tokyo at Roppongi Hills on Wednesday, September 10, 2008, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 11:00 a.m. local time.

Presenters will include members of MetLife’s international management team.  The conference and the accompanying presentation materials will include statements primarily relating to MetLife’s International business, with a particular focus on the company's operations in the Asia/Pacific region.

A live audio webcast of the conference, along with the presentation materials, will be available at (through a link on the Investor Relations page).  A replay of the conference will be available at MetLife’s Web site beginning shortly after the conference ends on September 10, until 11:59 p.m. (ET) on September 17, 2008.

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


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