Press Release

Morningstar DBRS Assigns Credit Rating of “A” with Stable Trend to Brookfield Finance Inc.’s Debt Issuance

Funds & Investment Management Companies
February 29, 2024

DBRS Limited (Morningstar DBRS) has assigned a credit rating of “A,” Stable trend, to Brookfield Finance Inc.’s issuance of $750 million, 5.968% Senior Unsecured Notes due March 4, 2054 (the Notes). The Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed as to payment of principal, premium (if any) and interest and certain other amounts by Brookfield Corporation (rated "A" with a Stable trend by Morningstar DBRS). The net proceeds from the Notes will be used for general corporate purposes.

The credit rating assigned to this newly issued debt instrument is based on the credit rating of an already-outstanding debt series of the above-mentioned debt instrument.


Passed-through environmental credit considerations are relevant to the ratings or trends on BN but did not affect the credit ratings or trends. Passed-through environmental credit considerations are indirect through BN’s Insurance Solutions business, which has some exposure to weather-related losses from natural catastrophic events through its P&C business.

There were no Social and Governance factors that had a significant or relevant effect on the credit analysis.

A description of how Morningstar DBRS considers ESG factors within the Morningstar DBRS analytical framework can be found in the Morningstar DBRS Criteria: Approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance Risk Factors in Credit Ratings at, (Jan 23, 2024).


All figures are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted.

Morningstar DBRS applied the following principal methodology: DBRS Morningstar Global Criteria: Guarantees and Other Forms of Support (March 28, 2023),

The credit rating methodologies used in the analysis of this transaction can be found at:

A description of how Morningstar DBRS analyzes corporate finance transactions and how the methodologies are collectively applied can be found at:

The credit rating was initiated at the request of the rated entity.

The rated entity or its related entities did participate in the credit rating process for this credit rating action.

Morningstar DBRS had access to the accounts, management, and other relevant internal documents of the rated entity or its related entities in connection with this credit rating action.

This is a solicited credit rating.

The conditions that lead to the assignment of a Negative or Positive trend are generally resolved within a 12-month period. Morningstar DBRS trends and credit ratings are under regular surveillance.

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