Index Strategies

As part of working with clients that have unique needs, MetLife Investment Management offers both a number of broad market and tailored index strategies. The total Index Strategies assets were £21.8 billion as of March 31, 2024.1 MetLife Investment Management's indexing capability, including full-replication and stratified-sampling processes, 2 seek to offer clients short-term, medium-term or long-term exposure to equity, fixed-income and multi-asset portfolios in a low-cost and efficient manner.

This flexibility offers clients access to markets that suit their particular needs, all within the MetLife Investment Management eco-system. Whether the desire is to have short-term liquidity prior to funding other MetLife Investment Management strategies or to tactically target a particular market segment, the MetLife Investment Management Index Strategies Group is a dedicated, seasoned investment team ready to strategically partner with clients to help meet their investment objectives.

Why Index Strategies

  • Experience managing across market cycles, styles and risk profiles
  • Proprietary portfolio-management approach
  • Disciplined risk control and oversight
  • Dedicated, seasoned investment team
  • Attentive, proactive and client-centric culture
  • Lower-cost access to market
  • Core/Broad market indices
  • Customized benchmarks targeting duration, sectors and quality
  • Short-term investment opportunity prior to funding other MetLife Investment Management strategies

Index Management by Strategy Focus

Customized Strategies

  • Target duration – short, intermediate, long
  • Sector specific – government, credit, securitized
  • Risk constrained – quality, sub-sector
  • Real estate funding – equity REITS, commercial-mortgage-backed securities

Broad Market Strategies

  • Capitalization-weighted equity
  • Style-focused equity
  • Non-U.S. equity
  • Broad fixed income
  • Balanced funds – fixed income and equities

At estimated fair value.

2 Accounts managed pursuant to this strategy will be charged investment management fees and other account-related expenses, which will reduce net performance.

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.