News release

March 3, 2015
Sun Life and BCE reach groundbreaking $5 billion longevity insurance agreement
The new agreement further advances BCE Inc.'s de-risking strategy by transferring longevity risk for $5 billion of pension liability to Sun Life.

June 18, 2013
Sun Life Financial and Canadian Wheat Board announce $150 million annuity pension deal – the first of its kind in Canada
Risk reduction for Canadian Wheat Board's defined benefit pension plan.

December 9, 2011
Sun Life Financial announces an industry first in Canada with the introduction of longevity insurance
Innovation protects pension plans from unexpected increases in member's life expectancy.


Selected news coverage

The Insurance & Investment Journal, July 13, 2015
Longevity insurance aims to shore up defined benefit pension plans

Financial Post, March 3, 2015
BCE Inc., Sun Life Financial Inc. partner up in employee pension plan agreement in Canada