The MetLife companies have been offering life insurance solutions to Argentinean consumers since 1994. Today, we also offer investment, disability and personal accident products to individuals and companies through professional agents, brokers, banks and direct marketing.
The MetLife companies have been operating in Brazil since 1999. We are a recognized leader in the local market, offering solutions such as life, dental, accident and health as well as retirement plans for individuals and groups. We have a diverse distribution platform including brokers, banks partners, direct marketing, affinity and professional agents. With a presence in 23 locations, we have a footprint in all major cities with 13,400 corporate clients, over 5 million customers and R$ 115 billion underwritten policies.
Present in Chile since 2001, the MetLife companies offer group and individual life and health insurance products, as well as retirement savings and mortgage products. We are number one in life and annuity premiums as of September 2012, and distribute products through an agency force, bank partners, direct marketing and brokers.
Present in Colombia for more than 50 years, MetLife offers a broad portfolio of products for protection, savings and retirement. This includes individual, traditional and variable insurance as well as employee benefits, credit life, personal accident, pensions and annuities. MetLife has diverse distribution channels through professional agents, brokers, sponsors and direct marketing. We have offices in 6 main cities of the country, with more than 700 employees.
The first MetLife company in Latin America was established in Mexico in 1992, offering life insurance and retirement savings products to groups and individuals in the private market. With the acquisition of Aseguradora Hidalgo, S.A. in June of 2002, MetLife became a market leader in life insurance for government institutions in Mexico. With about 15% market share, we are presently the largest life insurer in Mexico, covering nearly 7.5 million customers (insurance) and 1.1 million customers (AFORE). We offer group and individual life insurance, medical expense insurance as well as retirement savings and investment products.
Established in 1868, 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 and other financial services to individuals. We also offer group insurance and retirement and savings products and services to corporations and other institutions.