Target date funds are a complex product, but packaged in a way that is easy for plan members to understand. And Sun Life’s historical data puts the advantage for TDF-only plan members to 1% per year in average outperformance, net of fees. From a fiduciary standpoint, it makes sense for Canadian plan sponsors to embrace TDFs as their default option.
“There is now a greater appreciation for how ESG factors might impact corporate financial performance,” according to Kathrin Forrest, VP, Portfolio Management and Portfolio Manager with SLGI Asset Management Inc. Kathrin shares why this is, along with numerous insights on the current ESG landscape in this roundtable hosted by Benefits & Pensions Monitor. (This publication is English only)
Oricia Smith, President of SLGI Asset Management Inc. and Senior Vice-President of Investment Solutions with Sun Life Canada, speaks about sustainability considerations in our investment process in this interview with Investment Executive.
Oricia Smith, SLGI Asset Management Inc.’s new President and Senior Vice-President, Investment Solutions, Sun Life Canada, wants to help diversify staff, and bring a variety of perspectives to the table to better help advisors and investors.
Sun Life Global Investments Portfolio Manager Kathrin Forrest explains how we moved into high-quality bonds during the pandemic to help reduce portfolio risk and why we diversified bond holdings geographically.
Each year, our portfolio management team reviews the long-term strategic target allocations of the Granite suite of products, and conducts extensive research to find ways to enhance them. Find out what changes they made in the Spring 2020 review.
Sun Life Global Investments is enhancing the exposure Global Fixed income within the Sun Life Multi-Strategy Bond Fund. The change takes effect in the spring of 2020.
A plain vanilla asset mix might have been enough to produce decent returns in the past decade, but this isn’t likely to be the case going forward. Chhad Aul, portfolio manager at Sun Life Global Investments, shares his perspective on how DC plans can benefit from adding specialty asset classes.
SLC Management combines the organization's affiliated fixed income institutional asset management businesses – Prime Advisors, Ryan Labs Asset Management and Sun Life Institutional Investments (U.S. and Canada) – as well as Sun Life's general account, into a new autonomous asset management business.Focusing on TDF glide paths as migration from DB to DC plans continueFocusing on TDF glide paths as migration from DB to DC plans continue
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