MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer John McCallion has provided a fourth quarter and full year 2021 financial update video.
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The video can be viewed on the company's website at https://www.metlife.com/about-us/newsroom/#video.
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help individual and institutional customers build a more confident future. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 markets globally and holds leading 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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Many factors will determine the results of MetLife, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and they involve unpredictable risks and uncertainties. Our assumptions and current expectations, which may be inaccurate, and the current economic environment, which may change, underlie our forward-looking statements. MetLife, Inc. does not guarantee any future performance. Results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in forward-looking statements. The risks, uncertainties, and other factors identified in MetLife, Inc.’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and others, may cause such differences. These factors include:
- economic condition difficulties, including risks relating to public health, interest rates, credit spreads, equity, real estate, obligors and counterparties, currency exchange rates, derivatives, and terrorism and security;
- global capital and credit market adversity;
- credit facility inaccessibility;
- financial strength or credit ratings downgrades;
- unavailability, unaffordability, or inadequate reinsurance;
- statutory life insurance reserve financing costs or limited market capacity;
- legal, regulatory, and supervisory and enforcement policy changes;
- changes in tax rates, tax laws or interpretations;
- litigation and regulatory investigations;
- London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) discontinuation and transition to alternative reference rates;
- unsuccessful efforts to meet all environmental, social, and governance standards or to enhance our sustainability;
- MetLife, Inc.’s inability to pay dividends and repurchase common stock;
- MetLife, Inc.’s subsidiaries’ inability to pay it dividends;
- investment defaults, downgrades, or volatility;
- investment sales or lending difficulties;
- collateral or derivative-related payments;
- investment valuations, allowances, or impairments changes;
- claims or other results that differ from our estimates, assumptions, or models;
- global political, legal, or operational risks;
- business competition;
- technological changes;
- climate changes or responses to it;
- deficiencies in our closed block;
- goodwill or other asset impairment, or deferred income tax asset allowance;
- acceleration of amortization of deferred policy acquisition costs, deferred sales inducements, value of business acquired, value of distribution agreements acquired or value of customer relationships acquired;
- product guarantee volatility, costs, and counterparty risks;
- risk management failures;
- insufficient protection from operational risks;
- confidential information protection or other cybersecurity or disaster recovery failures;
- accounting standards changes;
- excessive risk-taking;
- marketing and distribution difficulties;
- pension and other postretirement benefit assumption changes;
- inability to protect our intellectual property or avoid infringement claims;
- acquisition, integration, growth, disposition, or reorganization difficulties;
- Brighthouse Financial, Inc. separation risks;
- MetLife, Inc.’s Board of Directors influence over the outcome of stockholder votes through the voting provisions of the MetLife Policyholder Trust; and
- legal- and corporate governance-related effects on business combinations.
MetLife, Inc. will not publicly correct or update any forward-looking statements if MetLife, Inc. believes it is not likely to achieve them or for any other reasons. Please consult any further disclosures MetLife, Inc. makes on related subjects in reports to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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