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150 King Street West

6th Floor

Toronto, ON M5H 1J9


Phone: 416-979-4800


Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services company, provides a range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers. The company and its partners have operations in primary markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Bermuda. Segments The company operates through five segments: Sun Life Financial Canada (SLF Canada); Sun Life Financial United States (SLF U.S.); MFS Investment Management (MFS); Sun Life Financial Asia (SLF Asia); and Corporate. SLF CANADA This segment has three business units: Individual Insurance & Investments, Group Benefits, and Group Retirement Services. Individual Insurance & Investments Individual Insurance & Investments’ principal insurance products include permanent life, participating life, term life, universal life, critical illness, long-term care, and personal health insurance. The company offers savings and retirement products, which include mutual funds, segregated funds, accumulation annuities, guaranteed investment certificates, and payout annuities. Its products are marketed through a multi-channel distribution model consisting of its Sun Life Financial Career Sales Force and third-party distribution channels. Certain products, including accidental death insurance and personal health insurance, are marketed directly to retail clients in partnership with the company’s advice channels. Strategy: Individual Insurance & Investments’ strategy is to help Canadians achieve lifetime financial security by delivering a leading suite of quality products, excellent service and holistic advice with a focus on ease of doing business and strong risk management practices. Group Benefits The company’s Group Benefits business unit is a provider of group life and health insurance products in Canada. It provides life, dental, drug, extended health care, disability, and critical illness benefits programs to employers of various sizes. In addition, voluntary benefits solutions are offered directly to individual plan members, including post-employment life and health plans to members exiting their plan. Its products are marketed and distributed across Canada by experienced sales representatives in collaboration with independent advisors, benefits consultants, and the Sun Life Financial Career Sales Force. Group Retirement Services Group Retirement Services provides defined contribution plans in Canada and served approximately 1½ million plan participants as of December 31, 2012. The company also offers other group retirement services and products, including investment-only segregated funds and fixed rate annuities, stock plans, group life annuities, pensioner payroll services and solutions for de-risking defined benefit pension plans. It serves medium and large organizations, as well as small-employer market. It distributes its products and services through a multi-channel distribution network of pension consultants, advisors, and with teams dedicated to the rollover sector and defined benefit solutions market. SLF U.S. This segment consists of two business units, Employee Benefits Group (EBG), and Life and Investment Products. EBG EBG provides group life, long-term and short-term disability, medical stop-loss, and dental insurance products, as well as a suite of voluntary benefits products, to approximately 10 million group plan members. EBG provides products and services to meet the protection needs of principally small- and medium-sized employers and their employees. The company’s group and voluntary benefits insurance products are sold through approximately 30,000 independent brokers and benefit consultants. Strategy: The strategy of EBG is to deliver sustainable and profitable growth by focusing on employers and the protection needs of their employees. Life and Investment Products The Life and Investment Products business includes the company’s international business, which provides international high net worth clients with insurance and investment


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