Empire Life Investments

Office address: Empire Life Investments Inc., 259 King St. East, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3A8
Website: https://www.empirelifeinvestments.ca/en
Year established: 2011
Company type: investment services
Employees: 51-200
Expertise: finance
Parent company: Empire Life Insurance Company
CEO and key people: Mark Sylvia, Chair of the Board
Financing status: corporation

Empire Life Investments is a subsidiary of Empire Life Insurance Company, a wholly Canadian-owned company. Empire Life Investments focuses solely on investment solutions for Canadian families and businesses.

History of Empire Life Investments

Empire Life Investments’ parent company, Empire Life Insurance Company (or Empire Life), was established in 1923. Empire Life launched a mutual funds company in 2011, calling it Empire Life Investments. Empire Life Investments manages the Empire Life segregated funds and takes a conservative approach to managing funds under its care.

Products and Services of Empire Life Investments

Empire Life Investments offers investment products and services, including:

  • mutual funds
  • segregated funds
  • guaranteed investment funds

The company's mutual funds are a popular choice for investors who are looking for a diversified and professionally managed investment.

Empire Life Investments also offers segregated funds, providing investors with the security of insurance guarantees.

Guaranteed investment funds are a good option for investors who are looking for a secure income stream.

Culture at Empire Life Investments

Empire Life Investments supports the personal and professional growth of its workforce. The company rewards talent and supports staff who consistently meet and surpass corporate and individual goals.

Empire Life Investments’ origins lie in insurance; this is why they take a conservative approach to managing funds.

As part of the wider Empire Life organization, Empire Life Investments embraces recognition and inclusion, giving back to the community, and lifelong learning.

About Empire Life Chair of the Board Mark Sylvia

Mark Sylvia is the President and CEO of Empire Life and Chair of the Board of Empire Life Investments. He has over 35 years of experience in financial services.

Sylvia is a strong advocate for customer service. He is committed to helping Empire Life and its subsidiaries retain their status among the best investment services and insurance companies in Canada.

Future at Empire Life Investments

Empire Life Investments is a growing company that is committed to providing its clients with the best possible investment experience. The company is constantly looking for new ways to meet the needs of its clients while keeping its focus on Canadian investors and businesses.

With its single-minded dedication to Canadian individuals and families, Empire Life Investments will continue to build on its legacy of service, innovation, and customer excellence.

New seg funds launched by Empire Life

The funds add to the firm's suite of investment solutions for diversification

Empire Life Investments names new chief investment officer

Paul Holba joins executive management group of Empire Life Insurance

Empire Life welcomes new fixed income PM

Latest hire to fixed income team brings more than 10 years of investment industry experience

Empire Life Investments announces two promotions

New roles recognize pair’s 'contributions and success at preserving and building wealth for clients'

A much-needed dose of guaranteed downside protection

Empire Life expands its offering of segregated funds, including six new multi-strategy GIFs

A much-needed dose of guaranteed downside protection

Aside from diversification, Empire Life’s expanded seg-fund shelf offers valuable guarantees and estate-planning benefits

A value-oriented approach

Empire Life Investments CIO Ian Hardacre outlines his investment strategy and extols the benefits of having a contrarian mindset

Employers need to remain vigilant on exorbitant drug costs: Empire Life VP

Canada’s rising drug costs are having major implications for both insurers and employers

A look ahead, a look back

Donald Horne sat down with three key portfolio managers to get their takes on 2016, and a look back at 2015

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