Brighthouse Financial has put its own brand on two families of annuities.
The Charlotte, North Carolina-based life and annuity unit of MetLife Inc. inherited the annuity families from its parent.
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Brighthouse Financial will now market the products in the indexed annuity family as the Brighthouse Shield Level Selector annuities, and the products in the variable annuity family as the Brighthouse Variable Annuities with FlexChoice annuities.
Brighthouse Financial has also inherited a universal life product, and it will market that product as the Brighthouse Premier Accumulator Universal Life product.
The changes in the brand names are the only changes in the products. The products themselves will stay the same, Brighthouse Financial says.
MetLife is in the process of spinning Brighthouse Financial off as a separate company. MetLife expects the spinoff to start out with $240 billion in assets and about 2.8 million insurance policies and annuity contracts in force.
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