Branching Out

Lysiak, Fran Matso
September 2011
Best's Review;Sep2011, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the expansion of the international presence of MetLife Inc.'s through its 16.2 billion dollars acquisition of American International Group Inc.'s American Life Insurance Co. (ALICO) in Japan. It states that the two largest supplemental health products were dread disease and hospital cash. Willaim Toppeta of MetLife says that the company gained four big distribution channels such as career agents, direct-to-consumer, and banks.


Related Articles

  • Insurance Sector: A Changing Landscape. Roper, Akil Salim // Private Placement Letter;01/31/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p1 

    Forecasts on the life insurance industry in the United States for 2000, according to the report of Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. Acquisition of General American by Metropolitan Life; Implication of the consolidations on small insurance companies; Value of Aegon's acquisition of Transmerica.

  • Snoopy to debut in the Middle East.  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2010, p76 

    The article reports on the decision of MetLife Inc. to acquire Alico in the U.S. It states that the move will allow MetLife to diversify its revenue and propel it to a top position in the Middle East. It adds that the decision is part of the firm's broader plans to increase its presence to over...

  • MetLife Raises $3.15B to Buy AIG Unit.  // American Banker;8/4/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 119, p16 

    The article reports that the insurance company MetLife Inc. raised $3.15 billion through a stock offering to finance its acquisition of American Life Insurance Co. from American International Group.

  • Alico Sale Would Benefit N.Y. Fed. Ackerman, Ruthie // American Banker;1/20/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 10, p16 

    The article reports on speculation that MetLife is negotiating to buy American International Group Inc.'s (AIG) American Life Insurance Co. (Alico). The price being discussed is estimated to be between $14 and $15 billion. Analysts had expected more companies to bid for Alico, but according to...

  • MetLife Goes Global With $15.5 Billion ALICO Deal. Thomas, Trevor; Hersch, Warren S. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;3/15/2010, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p8 

    The article reports on the approval of the acquisition of American Life Insurance Co. (ALICO) by MetLife Inc. from American International Group Inc. in March 2010. It states the acquisition will give MetLife a significant presence in Japan, prominence in Europe and South America and number-one...

  • MetLife Asserts It Is Not Currently Involved In Negotiations For Any Acquisition Move In Korea.  // Insurance Advocate;3/25/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p38 

    Presents the statement issued by MetLife Inc. regarding inquiries about its possible acquisitions in Korea.

  • MetLife completes acquisition of Alico.  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Dec2010, p18 

    The article reports that MetLife Inc. has completed its 16.2 billion dollars acquisition of American Life Insurance Co. (ALICO) from American International Group Inc. (AIG).

  • Tax dispute could delay £9bn Alico sale. Mimer, Leah // Money Marketing;2/25/2010, p10 

    The article reports that tax disputes may delay the 9.5 billion pound sale of AIG's American Life Insurance Co. (Alico) to Metlife.

  • Fed OKs MetLife's Acquisition Of Bank. Thomas, Trevor // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;2/26/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 9, p18 

    Reports that the United States Federal Reserve Board has approved MetLife's application to acquire Grand Bank, N.A. of Kingston, New Jersey. Purpose of the acquisition; Products and services to be offered by MetLife; Details on the ruling of the board.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics