Sun Life Financial declares quarterly dividends on Common and Preferred Shares
payable in Q1 2013
TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013
TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Sun Life
Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced a quarterly dividend of
$0.36 per common share, payable March 28, 2013, to shareholders of record at
the close of business on February 27, 2013. This is the same amount as paid in
the previous quarter.
The Board also announced that the following quarterly dividends on its Class A
Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares are payable on March 28, 2013, to shareholders
of record at the close of business on February 27, 2013:
Series 1 $0.296875 per share
Series 2 $0.30 per share
Series 3 $0.278125 per share
Series 4 $0.278125 per share
Series 5 $0.28125 per share
Series 6R $0.375 per share
Series 8R $0.271875 per share
Series 10R $0.24375 per share
Series 12R $0.26563 per share
Dividends payable on March 28, 2013, to participants in the Canadian Dividend
Reinvestment and Share Purchase Plan (the "Plan") will be used to purchase
common shares issued from treasury at a 2% discount to the volume weighted
average market price determined in accordance with the Plan. This discount
does not apply to common shares acquired by participants through the optional
cash purchase feature of the Plan.
Sun Life Financial Inc. has designated the dividends referred to above as
eligible dividends for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada).
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization
providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products and
services to individuals and corporate customers. Chartered in 1865, Sun Life
Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets worldwide,
including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong,
the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam
and Bermuda. As of December 31, 2012, the Sun Life Financial group of
companies had total assets under management of $533 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 figures in Canadian dollars.
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