Effective September 27, 2019, Brighthouse Financial® will close the following products to new sales:
Brighthouse Premier Accumulator Universal Life (PAUL)
Why is Brighthouse Financial closing these products?
With the adoption of the 2017 Commissioners Standard and Ordinary (CSO) Mortality Table and the regulatory requirement that any product available for sale beginning January 1, 2020, comply with the 2017 CSO Table, insurance companies are updating or closing older products. In evaluating our life product portfolio, we have opted to close rather than update these products.
In contrast, Brighthouse SmartCare® and other life products that Brighthouse Financial will bring to market will comply with the 2017 CSO Table. This is consistent with our strategy to reestablish a competitive presence in the U.S. life insurance market and build upon our foundation of experience in the development of protection products.
Key transition dates for sunsetting products are as follows:
Brighthouse Financial Life Insurance Product Portfolio: