June 01, 2016

Sun Life Financial Inc. redeems Series B Senior Unsecured 4.95% Fixed/Floating Debentures

TORONTO, June 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that it has redeemed all of its outstanding $950 million principal amount of Series B Senior Unsecured 4.95% Fixed/Floating Debentures (the "Debentures").

Under Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements ("MCCSR") of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Canada, senior debentures do not qualify as available capital. As a result, the redemption of the Debentures will have no impact on the MCCSR ratio of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada or Sun Life Financial Inc. 

About Sun Life Financial
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 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 March 31, 2016, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets under management of $861 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. 

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.

Media Relations Contact:
Gannon Loftus 
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