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Empire Life Investments Inc. announces decrease in risk rating of Empire Life Emblem Conservative Portfolio

TORONTO (January 29, 2018) – Empire Life Emblem Conservative Portfolio (the Fund) has adopted the standardized risk classification methodology mandated by the Canadian Securities Administrators. Accordingly, the risk rating of the Fund has changed from “Low to Medium” to “Low”.

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Empire Life Investments wins five FundGrade A+® Awards for its segregated funds

January 26, 2018 (Toronto, Ontario) — Empire Life Investments Inc. has been recognized once again for its risk-adjusted performance, winning five 2017 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards for its segregated funds. Fundata picks the winners using an objective score-based calculation that determines the “best of the best” for each calendar year based solely on risk-adjusted performance.


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Empire Life Investments appoints Albert Ngo, Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income

(Toronto, ON – January 15, 2018) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Albert Ngo, as Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income, effective January 15, 2018.
Albert will work closely with our fixed income team to research and evaluate opportunities for our fixed income portfolios. His primary focus will be on fixed income within our retail segregated funds and mutual funds.

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BBD enters new agreement with Empire Life

Empire Life to provide Life and Disability insurance
KINGSTON, Ontario, December 14, 2017 - Benefits by Design (BBD) and The Empire Life Insurance Company (“Empire Life”) (TSX: EML.PR.A) are pleased to announce a new relationship in which Empire Life will become the primary provider of Life and Disability insurance for BBD’s block. The agreement took effect December 1, 2017.
Life and disability insurance provide a solid foundation for group benefits plans—a financial safety net to help protect employees and their loved ones when the unexpected happens.

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CIO Ian Hardacre says caution is the best approach in the current market environment

Ian Hardacre, Senior Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer was featured in a Wealth Professional article by Joe Rosengarten. The article is entitled "Help your clients avoid a common market danger". In this interview Ian discusses some of the main hazards in the current market.

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New Coverage Option for Dependant Life

Nov 30, 2017

We’ve just launched a new option that provides a higher level of dependent life insurance
protection for groups with fewer than 20 employees. Now plan sponsors can choose between
$20,000 Spouse/$10,000 Child and $10,000 Spouse/$5,000 Child, for their Dependant Life

Dependant Life provides coverage for a plan member’s spouse or dependent children. It’s
important coverage that gives financial assistance and peace of mind at a time when support is
needed the most.

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OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare

The Ontario government is partnering with the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association and member insurance companies, (Empire Life is a member), to ensure eligible Ontario residents who have insurance coverage experience a smooth transition from private plans to OHIP+. We’re here to help guide plan administrators and their employees through the process and help with the transition.

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