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Financial Strength Ratings

Insurer financial strength ratings represent the opinions of rating agencies regarding the ability of an insurance company to pay obligations under insurance policies and contracts in accordance with their terms, and are not evaluations directed toward the protection of investors in Brighthouse Financial, Inc.’s securities. Insurer financial strength ratings are not statements of fact nor are they recommendations to purchase, hold or sell any security, contract or policy. Each rating should be evaluated independently of any other rating. For more information about a particular rating, please visit the website of the relevant rating agency.

Ratings are current; ratings last required update on May 31, 2017.

  A.M. Best Fitch Moody's Standard & Poor's
Company Ratings Outlook Ratings Outlook Ratings Outlook Ratings Outlook
Brighthouse Life Insurance Company A Stable A Stable A3 Stable A+ Negative
New England Life Insurance Company A Stable A Stable A3 Stable A+ Negative
Brighthouse Life Insurance Company of NY A Stable Unrated Unrated Unrated Unrated A+ Negative

A.M. Best Company assigns ratings from A++ to S based on a company's financial strength and ability to meet obligations to contract holders. A (Excellent) is the 3rd highest of 16 ratings.
http://www.ambest.com

Fitch assigns ratings from AAA to C based on a company's financial strength. A (Strong) is the 6th highest of 19 ratings.
http://fitchratings.com

Moody's Investor Service (Moody's) assigns ratings from Aaa to C based on a company’s financial security. A3 (upper medium) is the 7th highest of 21 ratings.
http://moodys.com

Standard & Poor's assigns ratings from AAA to SD or D based on a company's financial security. A+ (Strong) is the 5th highest of 22 ratings.
http://www.standardandpoors.com