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Insurance Asset Management

What We Offer

MetLife Investment Management leverages its global scale and footprint, deep insurance asset management expertise, rigorous risk management and strong credit culture to create value for insurance clients. In particular, our focus on managing credit risk has been a strong part of our DNA for over 150 years. Our organization is considered a thought leader both within the insurance space and across the broader fixed income markets.

MetLife Investment Management has seasoned investment teams that forge true, expert-to-expert partnerships with our clients. We believe this partnership helps foster better outcomes in differing investment environments.

MetLife Investment Management's Key Differentiators Include the Following:

  • Seasoned insurance investment professionals managing together through different market cycles.
  • MetLife Investment Management speaks the same language and understands the vocabulary of insurance asset management.
  • The portfolio managers and advisory teams are practitioners – they are insurance portfolio and asset liability management (ALM) managers that are accustomed to solving real insurance company problems.
  • MetLife Investment Management is intimately familiar with the objectives, constraints and opportunities that an insurance client faces, on both sides of the balance sheet.
  • MetLife Investment Management has developed, implemented and managed holistic portfolio and derivative strategies for the MetLife general account through a broad range of rate and credit market environments

Products and Services

  • Single sleeve investments
  • Multiple strategy portfolios
  • Outsourced CIO mandates
  • Insurance core mandate solutions leveraging MetLife Investment Management's global asset origination and portfolio management platforms.

Custom Insurance Advisory Services

Portfolio Optimization

We seek to maximize return objectives relative to agreed-upon risk levels in order to inform portfolio allocation and asset liability management positioning.

New Money (Pricing) Portfolio Construction

Our investment guidance approaches vary by product type based upon the relative impact of investment margins on profits and product competitiveness.

Asset-Liability Management

We determine the appropriate risk-return trade-off, taking into account a range of risk factors, including credit, interest rates, FX and more.

Product Development

We can engage in the development of new products in order to meet the unique goals and objectives of our clients.

Earnings Emergence Analysis

We conduct ongoing analysis to inform portfolio construction and ALM decision making by projecting estimates of earnings over meaningful market scenarios.

Liquidity Risk Analysis

  • Liability type (e.g., fixed annuity)
  • Legal entity working capital requirements
  • Regulatory requirements (cash flow testing)

Additional Advisory and Operational Services

  • Cash management
  • Collateral management
  • Derivative support
  • Financial projections
  • Governance framework

Investors should carefully consider their investment objectives, risks, fees, charges and expenses before investing any money. To obtain this and other information, please email to request more information. Please review the Terms of Use of this site for additional details.

Please note that MetLife Investment Management is currently only providing the customized insurance advisory services described herein to the MetLife general account.