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As part of the ongoing transition, certain Brighthouse Financial features are serviced by MetLife.

Our Mission Is to Help People Achieve Financial Security

We offer two types of products: annuities and life insurance. This specialization makes us experts in creating innovative solutions that help protect what you’ve earned and ensure it lasts.



Our Story

We think our work is more important now than it’s ever been. With so much change in how you plan, save, and invest for the future, delivering solutions for people like you has never been more necessary.






We’re Built on a Strong Financial Foundation*
One of the Largest
Annuity and Life Insurance Providers in the U.S.

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. has $206 billion in total assets (total liabilities of $192 billion).

$83B
General Account Investments

Our future and long-term stability is rooted in
disciplined risk management strategy.

2M+
Customers

Many people trust us with their most valuable asset: their future.

2.5M
Life Insurance Policies & Annuity Contracts

Each represents a promise that we are committed to keeping.

By maintaining capital well beyond regulatory requirements, Brighthouse Financial is prepared to honor its commitments, even in volatile markets.

Financial Strength Ratings for Operating Companies as of August 2018
A+
S&P: A+/Strong

5th highest out of 22 ratings

A
A.M. Best: A/Excellent

3rd highest out of 16 ratings

A3
Moody’s: A3/Upper Medium

7th highest out of 21 ratings

A
Fitch: A/Strong

6th highest out of 19 ratings

Company History

Learn about key milestones in our company’s heritage, including our former connection to MetLife, Inc.

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