SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 12, 2016
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On January 12, 2016, MetLife, Inc. (together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, the Company) issued a news release announcing a plan to pursue the separation from the Company of a substantial portion of its U.S. Retail segment. A copy of the news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 News Release of MetLife, Inc., dated January 12, 2016, announcing plan to pursue separation of U.S. Retail business.
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/ Timothy J. Ring|
|Name:||Timothy J. Ring|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Secretary|
Date: January 12, 2016
|99.1||News Release of MetLife, Inc., dated January 12, 2016, announcing plan to pursue separation of U.S. Retail business.|