MetLife Announces Distribution Amounts on Common Equity Units Following Successful Remarketing

  MetLife Announces Distribution Amounts on Common Equity Units Following
  Successful Remarketing

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 28, 2012

MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced today the new distribution amounts for its
Common Equity Units (NYSE: MLU) following the completion of its successful
remarketing, on October 4, 2012, of $500 million aggregate principal amount of
its 1.756% Series C Senior Component Debentures, Tranche 1 and $500 million
aggregate principal amount of its 3.048% Series C Senior Component Debentures,
Tranche 2.

On the quarterly distribution dates for the Common Equity Units from, and
including, December 15, 2012 to, but excluding, the quarterly distribution
date following a successful remarketing of the Series D Senior Debentures due
2024 forming part of the Common Equity Units, holders of record will be
entitled to receive $0.6250 per Common Equity Unit held. The holders of record
entitled to receive these distributions will be holders of the Common Equity
Units as of the 1^st day of the month of such quarterly distribution date.
Therefore holders of record of the Common Equity Units on December 1, 2012
will be entitled to receive a distribution of $0.625 per Common Equity Unit on
December 15, 2012.

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and
employee benefit programs, serving 90 million customers. Through its
subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the
United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For
more information, visit www.metlife.com.

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includes or is based upon forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements
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actions, prospective services or products, future performance or results of
current and anticipated services or products, sales efforts, expenses, the
outcome of contingencies such as legal proceedings, trends in operations and
financial results.

Any or all forward-looking statements may turn out to be wrong. They can be
affected by inaccurate assumptions or by known or unknown risks and
uncertainties. Many such factors will be important in determining the actual
future results of MetLife, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates. These
statements are based on current expectations and the current economic
environment. They involve a number of risks and uncertainties that are
difficult to predict. These statements are not guarantees of future
performance. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed or
implied in the forward-looking statements. Risks, uncertainties, and other
factors that might cause such differences include the risks, uncertainties and
other factors identified in MetLife, Inc.’s most recent Annual Report on Form
10-K (the “Annual Report”) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission (the “SEC”), Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed by MetLife, Inc.
with the SEC after the date of the Annual Report under the captions “Note
Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors,” and other filings
MetLife, Inc. makes with the SEC. MetLife, Inc. does not undertake any
obligation to publicly correct or update any forward-looking statement if we
later become aware that such statement is not likely to be achieved. Please
consult any further disclosures MetLife, Inc. makes on related subjects in
reports to the SEC.

Contact:

MetLife, Inc.
For Media:
Christopher Breslin, 212-578-8824
or
For Investors:
Edward Spehar, 212-578-7888