Press releases

June 01, 2017

Sun Life Financial completes acquisition of The Premier Dental Group, Inc.

SLPC 28441 5/17 (Exp 5/22)

WELLESLEY, MA – (June 1, 2017) – The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial announced today that it has completed its acquisition of The Premier Dental Group, Inc. (PDG), a dental network that offers a strong dental preferred provider organization (PPO) in the Midwest and Florida.

"PDG is an exciting addition to our growing dental business,” said Stacia Almquist, vice president of Dental and Vision at Sun Life Financial U.S. “We are pleased to welcome the PDG team and network to the Sun Life family."

The acquisition of PDG allows Sun Life to continue strengthening its dental network offering, which is the second-largest dental network in the U.S. 

About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. 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, 2017, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of C$927 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.

In the United States, Sun Life Financial is one of the largest group benefits providers, serving more than 60,000 employers in small, medium and large workplaces across the country. Sun Life’s broad portfolio of products and services in the U.S. includes Disability and Absence Management, Life, Dental and Vision, Voluntary and Stop-Loss insurance. This includes the acquisition of the U.S. Employee Benefits business of Assurant, Inc., in Q1 2016. For more information, please visit www.sunlife.com/us.

Media contact:

Devon Portney Fernald
Sun Life Financial
781-416-7151
devon.portney.fernald@sunlife.com