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July 20, 2018

Sun Life Global Investments expands international lineup with launch of Sun Life JPMorgan International Equity Fund

New fund offers more choice for Canadian investors with world-class provider

TORONTO, July 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc. ("Sun Life Global Investments") today announced the launch of Sun Life JPMorgan International Equity Fund, expanding its successful lineup of international equity products. The new fund and partnership with investment manager J.P. Morgan Asset Management ("J.P. Morgan") will offer Clients more opportunity to add international diversification to their portfolios.

"We are excited to welcome J.P. Morgan to our diverse lineup of funds, expanding our suite of international equity products and offering more choice for our Clients," said Sadiq S. Adatia, Chief Investment Officer, Sun Life Global Investments. "A world-class fund manager with a strong global brand recognition, J.P. Morgan has extensive experience in the international equity market and shares our focus on delivering value for our Clients."

"We are pleased to partner with Sun Life Global Investments in adding our international investing expertise to its already strong line-up of capabilities," said Andrea Lisher, Head of Global Funds, North America, J.P. Morgan Asset Management. "We believe our expertise in this asset class will provide a unique opportunity for Sun Life Global Investments clients to build stronger, more diversified portfolios."

"The international equity market continues to see strong growth as more and more Clients look to build well-diversified portfolios with international exposure," said Adatia. "This new fund will be an excellent complement to our existing international equity products."

About Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.
Sun Life Global Investments is a subsidiary of Sun Life Financial Inc. It offers Canadians a diverse lineup of mutual funds and innovative portfolio solutions, empowering them to pursue their financial goals at every life stage. We bring together the strength of one of Canada's most trusted names in financial services with some of the best asset managers from around the world to deliver a truly global investment platform. Sun Life Global Investments manages $22 billion on behalf of institutional and retail investors from coast-to-coast and is a member of the Sun Life Financial group of companies. For more information, visit www.sunlifeglobalinvestments.com or connect with us on Twitter @SLGI_Canada.

About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual 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, 2018, Sun Life Financial had total assets under management of $979 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 amounts in Canadian dollars.

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Media Relations Contact: 
Angel Tian
Senior Media Specialist
Corporate Communications
T. 416-979-6328
angel.tian@sunlife.com

SOURCE Sun Life Global Investments (Canada) Inc.

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