Effective November 27, 2021, the deferred sales charge and low load sales charge purchase options will no longer be available for purchase on Sun Life Global Investments mutual funds. Switches between funds of the same sales charge purchase option will be permitted.

Amundi Asset Management (Amundi)

Headquartered in Paris, France, Amundi is a French asset management company with a local presence in close to 40 countries world-wide, including Canada. Amundi offers a full range of investment solutions, including one of the industry’s deepest selections of emerging market fixed income products.  

  • Trusted partner

    Investing with managers on the ground who have a deep understanding of local financial markets and cultures

  • Well-recognized

    6 investment hubs1 in key international financial centers and offices in 37 countries

  • Scale

    #1 European Asset Manager by AUM and in the Top 10 worldwide2 with $2.33 trillion in assets under management (AUM)3

Investment process

A long-term value approach to investing with a focus on: Country selection, security selection and currency management overlay. Seeks a combination of top-down and bottom-up approaches with a consistent investment process. Quantitative tools are used but manager’s judgement is key in decision making. ESG analysis integrated into investment process.

Funds sub-advised:

Sun Life Amundi Emerging Markets Debt Fund

A unique portfolio asset mix of active currency overlay, and a blend of hard currency and local currency bonds. Diversified exposure to over 100 positions and 40-50 countries at any one time.

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1 Investment hubs: Boston, Dublin, London, Milan, Paris, and Tokyo
2 Source IPE "Top 500 asset managers” published in June 2020 and based on AUM as of December 2019
3 Amundi figures as of July 30, 2020, in Canadian dollars.

Effective July 14, 2021 Sun Life Excel High Income Fund was renamed Sun Life Amundi Emerging Markets Debt Fund.