April 08, 2020

Sun Life Global Investments announces date change for special meetings of securityholders

TORONTO, Apr. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. ("Sun Life Global Investments") announced today a date change for its upcoming special meetings of securityholders of the following funds:

  • Sun Life Sentry Value Fund
  • Sun Life Sentry Value Class
  • Sun Life Franklin Bissett Canadian Equity Class
  • Sun Life Invesco Canadian Class
  • Sun Life MFS Canadian Equity Growth Class
  • Sun Life BlackRock Canadian Composite Equity Class
  • Sun Life BlackRock Canadian Equity Class
  • Sun Life Dynamic Energy Fund
  • Sun Life Dynamic Equity Income Class
  • Sun Life BlackRock Canadian Balanced Fund
  • Sun Life BlackRock Canadian Balanced Class
  • Sun Life Dynamic American Fund
  • Sun Life Excel Emerging Markets Balanced Fund
  • Sun Life MFS Monthly Income Fund
  • Sun Life Templeton Global Bond Fund
  • Sun Life Excel China Fund
  • Sun Life Dynamic Strategic Yield Class
  • Sun Life MFS Dividend Income Class
  • Sun Life Excel India Fund
  • Sun Life Excel India Balanced Fund
  • Sun Life Excel New India Leaders Fund


On February 19, 2020, Sun Life Global Investments announced a number of proposed changes to select mutual funds, which require securityholder approval. Rather than May 8, 2020, Sun Life Global Investments now intends to hold the special meetings on or about May 21, 2020. There are no changes to the previously announced proposed mergers and investment objective changes.

Meeting materials will be delivered in advance of the special meetings to investors who owned securities on the record date of March 25, 2020.

About Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. 

Sun Life Global Investments is a subsidiary of Sun Life Financial Inc. It offers Canadians a diverse lineup of mutual funds and innovative portfolio solutions, empowering them to pursue their financial goals at every life stage. We bring together the strength of one of Canada's most trusted names in financial services with some of the best asset managers from around the world to deliver a truly global investment platform. As of January 31, 2020, Sun Life Global Investments manages $29.68 billion on behalf of institutional and retail investors from coast-to-coast and is a member of the Sun Life group of companies. For more information visit or connect with us on Twitter @SLGI_Canada.

About Sun Life

Sun Life is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate Clients. Sun Life has operations in a number of markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2019, Sun Life had total assets under management of $1,099 billion. For more information, please visit

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.

Note to editors: All figures in Canadian dollars

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this news release may be considered to be forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Information about risk factors relating to the mutual funds managed by Sun Life Global Investments can be found in the current prospectus of the mutual funds discussed in this press release and for Sun Life can be found in the annual information form of Sun Life Financial Inc., for the year ended December 31, 2019, under the heading "Risk Factors" and other regulatory filings filed with or furnished to Canadian securities regulators available at

© Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc., 2020. Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. is a member of the Sun Life group of companies.

Media Relations Contact:
Alexandra Locke  
Manager, Corporate Communications 
T. 416-408-7357


SOURCE Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.