SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) November 1, 2017
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 1, 2017, MetLife, Inc. (the Company) issued (i) a news release announcing its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 (the Earnings Release), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference, (ii) a Quarterly Financial Supplement for the quarter ended September 30, 2017 (the Quarterly Financial Supplement), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.3 and is incorporated herein by reference and (iii) a supplemental slide presentation for the third quarter of 2017 (the Supplemental Slides) attached hereto as Exhibit 99.4 and incorporated herein by reference. The Earnings Release, the Quarterly Financial Supplement and the Supplemental Slides are furnished and not filed pursuant to instruction B.2 of Form 8-K.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 1, 2017, the Company issued a news release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a new $2 billion authorization for the Company to repurchase its common stock. The Company also announced that it currently intends to divest its remaining Brighthouse Financial, Inc. common stock through an exchange offer for the Companys common stock during 2018. The exchange offer would be governed by a separate board authorization, and subject to market conditions and regulatory approval. A copy of the news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||News release of MetLife, Inc., dated November 1, 2017, announcing its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017|
|99.2||News release of MetLife, Inc., dated November 1, 2017|
|99.3||Quarterly Financial Supplement for the quarter ended September 30, 2017|
|99.4||Supplemental slide presentation for the third quarter of 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.
/s/ Jeannette N. Pina
Name: Jeannette N. Pina
Title: Vice President and Secretary
Date: November 1, 2017