SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 19, 2017
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Item 3.03 Material Modifications to Rights of Security Holders.
On October 23, 2017, MetLife, Inc. (MetLife) amended its Certificate of Incorporation (the Certificate of Incorporation), to replace the definitions of Adjusted Shareholders Equity Amount in the Certificate of Designations of MetLifes Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A, and Adjusted Stockholders Equity Amount in the Certificate of Designations of MetLifes 5.250% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series C. The amended definitions adjust each such amount for certain periods prior to MetLifes spin-off of Brighthouse Financial, Inc. to reflect the spin-off on a pro forma basis as of June 30, 2017. MetLifes common stockholders approved the amendment at a special stockholders meeting on October 19, 2017.
The foregoing description is not complete, and is qualified by reference to the Certificate of Amendment to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company, filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At a special stockholders meeting on October 19, 2017, MetLifes common stockholders:
|||approved a proposal to amend the preferred stock dividend payment tests in the Certificate of Incorporation; and|
|||approved a proposal to adjourn the special meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies.|
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstained||Broker Non-
Amend the Preferred Stock Dividend Payment Tests in the Certificate of Incorporation
Adjourn the Special Meeting, if Necessary or Appropriate, to Solicit Additional Proxies
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|3.1||Certificate of Amendment of Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of MetLife, Inc., filed with the Secretary of State of Delaware on October 23, 2017|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Jeannette N. Pina|
|Name:||Jeannette N. Pina|
|Vice President and Secretary|
Date: October 24, 2017