Sun Life Financial

IndustryFinancial services
Founded1865; Montreal, Quebec
FoundersMatthew Hamilton Gault
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario

Products: – Dental insurance – Disability insurance – Financial planning and advice – Financial services – Health insurance – Institutional asset management – Investments – Life insurance – Pension plans – Retirement savings

Sun Life Financial Inc. is a Canadian financial services company; it is primarily known as a life insurance company.

  • Canada
    • Sun Life's Canadian headquarters are based out of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario.
  • United States
    • Sun Life's U.S. Headquarters are based out of Wellesley, a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts and considered a part of Greater Boston.
    • Sun Life's portfolio of insurance products and services in the U.S. includes disability, absence management, life, dental, vision, voluntary and medical stop-loss.
  • Sun Life in Asia
    • Sun Life operates in eight Asian markets – Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, India, the Philippines and Malaysia.
    • China
      • In 1995, Sun Life joined with the China Everbright Group to form Sun Life Everbright.
      • In 2002, Sun Life Everbright was granted approval to sell life insurance in Tianjin, China, becoming the first foreign life insurance joint venture to operate in that city and its neighbouring counties.
      • In 2011, Sun Life Everbright received regulatory approval in China to establish Sun Life Everbright Insurance Asset Management Company, only the 12th such license issued in China.
    • India
      • Birla Sun Life Asset Management, now known as the Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund (ABSLAMC), is an investment managing company registered under the Securities and Exchange Board of India.
      • It is a joint venture between Sun Life and the Aditya Birla Group of India.
    • Philippines
      • Sun Life entered the Philippines in 1895, and established its Cebu operations in the 1960s.
      • In 1895, Sun Life began its operations in the Philippines through the representation of the H.J. Andrews and Co., a British trading firm.

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