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SLC Management: A new $160bn asset manager established

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

Sun Life Financial Inc. has merged several of its third-party money managers to create a new institutional investment arm - SLC Management.

With $160bn combined assets under management as of March 31, 2019, SLC Management provides its more than 1000 institutional clients with a full range of yield-oriented investment solutions across public and private fixed income asset classes as well as global real estate equity and debt.

SLC Management will couple its deep heritage of managing long-term financial liabilities with a strengthened, fully-integrated, seamless investment platform.

SLC Management combines the organization's affiliated fixed income institutional asset management businesses - Prime Advisors, Ryan Labs Asset Management and Sun Life Institutional Investments (U.S. and Canada) - as well as Sun Life's general account, into a new autonomous asset management business.

SLC Management also replaces the Sun Life Investment Management brand globally, effective immediately.

"The launch of SLC Management builds on the organic growth that we've achieved since the establishment of our business and on the acquisitions of Ryan Labs, Prime Advisors and Bentall Kennedy," said Steve Peacher, President, SLC Management.

"This next step underlines our commitment to putting our clients at the heart of everything that we do. It enhances the strength, breadth, and seamless functioning of our in......................

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