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Debt Private Placements

MetLife’s debt private placements can provide you with quick and efficient access to capital.
Debt Private Placements offer the following advantages for corporate borrowers:
  • Diversification of funding sources
  • Longer maturities than available from banks
  • Structuring flexibility
  • Certainty of execution and confidentiality
  • Flexible drawdowns (set coupon, draw funds later)
  • Stable market characterized by steady demand from buy-and-hold investors
  • Multiple funding dates, maturities and currencies available—all possible in a single transaction

Shelf Facility

  • Provides issuers with quick and efficient access to capital
  • Multiple notes (minimum draw of $10 million) can be issued under Shelf Facility with the ability to structure each note with a different payment structure
  • Minimal up-front costs
  • Once the Shelf Facility is established, follow-on draws require minimal documentation
  • Ability to fix coupon rate within days of funding thus providing for maximum flexibility
  • Multi-currency capability with fixed and floating rate interest options


  • Solid capital position, financial strength and capacity
  • A leading private placement investor with a portfolio of $66.7 billion1
  • Originated $11.2 billion in corporate private placements, infrastructure debt and other private transactions during 2017
  • Dedicated team of experienced private placement professionals in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America
  • Streamlined approval process allows for quick and efficient execution
Type Traditional private placements, 144a transactions (without registration rights), credit tenant leases, multiple issuers, other structured transactions
Issuer Type Private or public companies
Structure Senior and subordinated notes; unsecured or secured
Transaction Size $15 million to $300+ million (per transaction)
Maturities Up to 30 years, multi-tranche, bullets or amortizing structures
Coupon Typically fixed rate, floating rate options also available
Credit Quality Investment grade or below investment grade (no agency ratings required)
Currency Any major currency