William J. Toppeta, president, International business of MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), will present at the Barclays Capital Financial Services Conference in London on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at approximately 10:15 a.m. (local time) and 5:15 a.m. (ET).

A live audio Webcast of the presentation will be available over the Internet at Those who want to listen via the Internet should go to the Web site at least fifteen minutes prior to the presentation to download and install any necessary software. A replay of the presentation will be available until Wednesday, May 26, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) at the same Web site beginning approximately two to three hours after the presentation.

Materials for Toppeta's presentation will be available over the Internet at (through a link on the Investor Relations page).

MetLife, Inc. is a leading provider of insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Through its 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, visit


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