SSQ Financial Group partners with the SSQ Longueuil Marathon

QUEBEC, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - SSQ Financial Group is delighted to announce its new role as title sponsor of the SSQ Longueuil Marathon. The first edition will be held on May 22, 2016, in the streets of Longueuil.

The event, which promotes a healthy lifestyle and gets thousands of people moving, is a perfect match for SSQ's core values. A number of SSQ employees are already planning to participate in the event and hope the public will join them in this exciting challenge by either running or walking the route.

"In addition to being a perfect fit with SSQ's values, the partnership allows us to play an active role in the community and help make the city a vibrant and exciting place to live. We couldn't be happier to participate in this new running event in Longueuil," said Marie Lamontagne, Senior Vice-President of Communications and E-Business at SSQ Financial Group.

SSQ will be also inaugurating the new SSQ Tower in Longueuil's Place Charles-Le Moyne this coming spring. The prestige-class building will house all of SSQ's Greater Montreal employees, as well as a number of other corporate tenants.

About SSQ Financial Group

With a business volume approaching $3 billion and nearly $11 billion in assets under management, SSQ Financial Group is a prominent mutualist diversified financial institution in Canada.

The Group serves over 1 million clients and employs 2,000 employees. SSQ, Life Insurance Company Inc., the Group's principal company, is recognized for its leadership in the group insurance industry and excellence and expertise in the investment and retirement sector. SSQ Financial Group has also made its mark through sustained growth in the home and auto insurance (SSQ General Insurance Company Inc.) and individual insurance (SSQ Insurance Company Inc.) markets.

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