Sun Life MFS Diversified Income Fund

We know many plan members are looking for a retirement ready solution to address income needs. That’s why we are working on a number of retirement income solutions, starting with the launch of Sun Life MFS Diversified Income Fund1 — a uniquely constructed core global balanced portfolio investing in a carefully optimized mix of six income-generating asset classes.

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Global multi-asset

Core global balanced portfolio diversified across six distinct income-oriented asset classes. 


Fixed income and equity components focus on delivering reliable income. 

Growth opportunity

Capital appreciation potential from allocation to dividend-paying equites and listed real estate. 

Disciplined. Yet flexible.

55% equities/45% fixed income. Tactical range: +5/-15% on equities/fixed income.

Optimal asset mix

Asset allocation is optimized through rigorous scenario analysis to deliver the best possible risk-return profile.

How the Fund is managed

Six distinct income-generating asset classes: The Fund invests in a carefully optimized mix of six income-generating asset classes, and disciplined tactical shifts are made in response to market conditions.




Watch Rob Almeida, Global Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager, MFS discuss the investment approach.  

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Investment team

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The Fund is overseen by our world-class sub-advisor – MFS Investment Management. For nearly a century, MFS’s investment approach has thrived on three pillars: the collective expertise of their investment professionals, risk management and long-term discipline.

Today they can draw on a research platform that spans the globe.


Fundamental research analysts


Global sector teams


Analyst managed strategies


Portfolio managers


Quantitative research analysts

Data as of June 30, 2022.

Fund insights

Investment profile

Learn more about Sun Life MFS Diversified Income Fund in a convenient downloadable pdf. 

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Why does income diversification matter?

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1 Effective June 21, 2022, the investment strategies of the Fund changed, and its name changed from Sun Life MFS Dividend Income Fund to Sun Life MFS Diversified Income Fund.

The chart allocations shown represent the Fund’s neutral asset allocation.  Actual allocations may vary due to tactical adjustments or market movements. 

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All investment solutions are offered as segregated funds for group retirement plans exclusively by Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, through Sun Life Group Retirement Services, a member of the Sun Life group of companies.


Sun Life Global Investments is a trade name of SLGI Asset Management Inc., Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, and Sun Life Financial Trust Inc. 

SLGI Asset Management Inc. is the investment manager of the Sun Life Mutual Funds.

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