Sun Life Financial completes offering of Senior Unsecured Debentures



    TORONTO, June 30 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX/NYSE:  SLF) announced
today the successful completion of a public offering in Canada of $300 million
principal amount of Series D Senior Unsecured 5.70% Debentures due 2019. The
net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including
investments in subsidiaries.
    The debentures were sold under a pricing supplement dated June 25, 2009,
issued pursuant to the Company's short form base shelf prospectus and its
prospectus supplement dated April 1, 2009, which are available on the SEDAR
website for Sun Life Financial Inc. at www.sedar.com. The Series D Debentures
have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities
Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the
United States of America and its territories and possessions or to, or for the
account or benefit of, United States persons except in certain transactions
exempt from the registration requirements of such Act. This release does not
constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy such securities in the
United States.

    About Sun Life Financial

    Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation
products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Chartered in
1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets
worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland,
Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. As of
March 31, 2009, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets
under management of $375 billion. For more information please visit
www.sunlife.com.
    Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under ticker symbol SLF.

    Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.





For further information:

For further information: Media Relations Contact: Steve Kee, Assistant
Vice-President, Communications, Tel: (416) 979-6237, steve.kee@sunlife.com;
Investor Relations Contact: Paul Petrelli, Vice-President, Investor Relations,
Tel: (416) 204-8163, investor.relations@sunlife.com


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