Metlife Statement On U.S. District Court Ruling

NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 – MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today ordered that the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) designation of MetLife as a Systemically Important Financial Institution (SIFI) be rescinded. MetLife Chairman, President and CEO Steven A. Kandarian issued the following statement:

“Today’s ruling validates MetLife’s decision to seek judicial review of our SIFI designation. From the beginning, MetLife has said that its business model does not pose a threat to the financial stability of the United States. This decision is a win for MetLife’s customers, employees and shareholders.”