TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF)
(NYSE: SLF) (the "Corporation") announced today the successful
completion of the public offering in Canada of $500 million principal
amount of Series 2015-1 Subordinated Unsecured 2.60% Fixed/Floating Debentures due 2025 (the "Debentures"). The net
proceeds will be used to partially fund the acquisition of the employee
benefits business of Assurant, Inc. and may also be used for general
corporate purposes, which may include investments in subsidiaries.
The Debentures were sold under a pricing supplement dated September 22,
2015, issued pursuant to the Corporation's short form base shelf
prospectus and its prospectus supplement dated April 8, 2015, which are
available on the SEDAR website for Sun Life Financial Inc. at www.sedar.com.
The 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, directly or indirectly, 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
Celebrating 150 years in 2015, Sun Life Financial is a leading
international financial services organization providing a diverse range
of protection and wealth products and services to individuals and
corporate customers. Sun Life Financial and its partners have
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 June 30, 2015, the Sun Life Financial group of
companies had total assets under management of $808 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 the ticker symbol SLF.
Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.
SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.
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