MetLife, Inc.

200 Park Avenue,
New York, New York 10166
United States,
(212) 578-9500

MetLife, Inc. is a global financial services and insurance company, offering clients planning, retirement and savings solutions. MetLife was formed in 1863 and is based in New York City.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 9 - - - 1 - 10
vol $31.5B $250M $31.7B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 1 - 1 1 - 4
vol $375M $375M

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Largest American Life Insurance Co. (ALICO)
$16.2B (2010-11-01)
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Largest SSRM Holdings, Inc.
$375M (2004-08-26)

According to our data here at Mergr, MetLife has acquired 10 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

MetLife’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired American Life Insurance for $16.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold SSRM Holdings to BlackRock for $375M. MetLife has acquired in 7 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (50%) and financial services (20%).

When analyzing the insurance sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 296 insurance companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 38 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 15 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic insurance acquirer over the past 3 years is HUB International, with 115 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the insurance sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 4 platform acquisitions.

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