The Group of Companies
The Sun Life Investment Management group of institutional investment management companies comprises Bentall Kennedy Group in North America, Prime Advisors, Inc. and Ryan Labs Asset Management Inc. in the United States, and Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc. in Canada. These operations have combined third-party assets under management of $59 billion as of December 31, 2017. Sun Life Investment Management is supported by the investment division of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada that manages $146 billion in assets under management for the Sun Life Financial group of companies as of December 31, 2017.*
The Sun Life Investment Management group of companies is supported by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada's investment business. This business is based primarily in Canada and the United States and has over 200 investment professionals who manage $146 billion in assets for the Sun Life Financial group of companies as of December 31, 2017.* Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada has a long history in public and private markets, as well as LDI providing the long-term predictable cash flows that have enabled it to meet its obligations to policyholders. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada's investment business manages the investment process and investments for Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc. clients as well as Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada's own general account.
*The information on this website is in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted.
Inside Sun Life Investment management
- Feb 27, 2018 - Ryan Labs Asset Management Inc. Announces Launch of Defensive Risk Premia (DRP) Strategy
- Dec 1, 2017 - Sun Life Investment Management Welcomes Sam Tillinghast as President, U.S. Private Credit
- Oct 31, 2017 - Sun Life Investment Management Strengthens Canadian Institutional Business with Distribution Team Appointments
- Oct 25, 2016 - Sun Life Institutional Investments (Canada) Inc. Launches a New Fund Offering Focused on Short Term Private Fixed Income for Institutional Investors Seeking Alternative Yield
- Oct 6, 2016 - Sun Life Financial to host Investor Day profiling Sun Life Investment Management
- July 26, 2016 - Sun Life Financial and Securcor announce US$40 million securitization facility with Blue Bridge Financial
- Jan 11, 2016 - Sun Life Financial Welcomes New Chief Investment Officer Randy Brown
- February 12, 2018: Pensions & Investments – Commentary: Including U.S. commercial mortgages in fixed-income portfolios
- November 22, 2017 – FundFire, A Financial Times Service, Opinion – Private Credit: Opportunities Abound but Diligence Necessary
- Video: “It started with a vision” – learn more about Sun Life Investment Management
- Direct Investment in U.S. Commercial Real Estate
- Answers to questions that are top of mind for institutional investors
- July 31, 2017 - The Globe and Mail, Steve Peacher: 'If you give people an opportunity, people will rise to it'
- National Investment Roundtable
- Positive talk, limited action on pension plan de-risking