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MET Metlife

Filed: 29 Jun 21, 5:27pm

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
  
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 29, 2021

METLIFE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
1-1578713-4075851
(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
200 Park Avenue,New York,NY10166-0188
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(212) 578-9500
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
N/A
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01METNew York Stock Exchange
Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock,
Series A, par value $0.01
MET PRANew York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th
interest in a share of 5.625% Non-Cumulative
Preferred Stock, Series E
MET PRENew York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1,000th
interest in a share of 4.75% Non-Cumulative
Preferred Stock, Series F
MET PRF
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company    
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.    



Item 5.03Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On June 29, 2021, MetLife, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Certificate of Elimination (the “Certificate of Elimination”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware to eliminate its 5.250% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series C (“the Series C Preferred Stock”), of which, the Company previously redeemed, repurchased or otherwise reacquired all such shares. Effective upon filing, the Certificate of Elimination eliminated from the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation all matters set forth in the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Series C Preferred Stock. The shares that were designated to such series were returned to the status of authorized but unissued shares of preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company, without designation as to series.

The foregoing description of the Certificate of Elimination is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Certificate of Elimination, which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3.1
101
Pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T, the cover page is formatted in Inline XBRL (Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language).
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document and included in Exhibit 101).





SIGNATURES
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.
METLIFE, INC.
By:/s/ Lyndon Oliver
Name:Lyndon Oliver
Title:Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Date: June 29, 2021