MetLife, Inc. is the holding company of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), better known as MetLife, and its subsidiaries. MetLife is one of the world’s largest insurance, annuity, and employee benefits companies, with 90 million customers in more than 60 countries. The company was founded on March 24, 1868. MetLife ranks No. 43 on the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. companies by total revenue.
As with most group benefits, benefits offered by MetLife and its affiliates have exceptions, exclusions, waiting periods, discounts, limitations, and terms of treatment. Contact MetLife or your plan administrator for details.
Disability Insurance Issued by National Life Insurance Company IDI2000-P/NC, IDI2000-P/NC-ML, IDI2000-P/GR, AH 5-88, AH 6-90, AH 7-96-CA, AH 8- 96 – CA and IDIP12-01-IDIP12-05, IDIP12-08. April 2014 All rules, riders, and regulations may not be available in all states, all age groups, and all departments. Ask your agent for details. Eligibility for an insurance license. For policies published in New York: These policies only cover disability benefits. They do NOT provide critical care, critical care, or major care as defined by the New York State Department of Financial Services. For these contracts, the expected profit is at least 50%. This ratio is a portion of the future premiums that MetLife expects to return as profits during each policy user’s term.
MetLife Auto & Home is Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company. Its subsidiaries are Economy Preferred Insurance Company and Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company. Metropolitan Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA Certificate: 6730; Warwick, General RI, Metropolitan Insurance Company) Group Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA COA: 6393; Warwick, RI), and Metropolitan Lloyds Insurance Company of Texas, all located in Warwick, RI. Coverage, rates, discounts, and policy features vary by state and product and are available in many states to those who qualify.
Relationship with Peanuts
MetLife has licensed Snoopy and other Peanuts characters for publication through Iconix Brand Group. Which owns the publishing rights to the works of Charles M. Schulz. In 2010, Iconix formed a partnership with Schulz’s estate (since Charles Schulz himself had died in 2000) to acquire E.W. Scripps Co. and United Features Syndicate for $175 million. MetLife reportedly paid Iconix $12 million a year for the licensing rights. Before the Iconix deal, MetLife licensed the icons from other rights holders.