Provides financial planning, life and health insurance, investment and retirement saving services
Sun Life Financial, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. It provides life and health insurance, savings, investment management, retirement and pension products and services to both individual and corporate customers. The company operates its business through five segments: Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, MFS Investment Management, Inc., Sun Life Financial Asia and Corporate Support. The Sun Life Financial Canada segment provides group benefits and retirement solutions sponsored by employers and affinity groups and more recently distributes directly through the Internet and other channels. The Sun Life Financial United States segment provides annuities, life insurance and group benefits. The MFS Investment Management segment is a global asset management company which offers products and services that address the varying needs of investors over time. The Sun Life Financial Asia segment operates through subsidiaries in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Indonesia and through joint ventures with local partners in Indonesia, India and China. The Corporate Support segment includes Sun Life Financial United Kingdom and corporate support operations, which include run-off reinsurance business as well as investment income, expenses, capital and other items. The company was founded by Mathew Hamilton Gault on March 18, 1865 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.