Toronto - Sun Life Financial, a provider of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers, announced it has acquired Genworth Financial's U.S. Group Benefits Business for $650 million. The acquisition, which includes Genworth's group life, short- and long-term disability, stop-loss and dental insurance, complements Sun Life's existing Group Insurance business unit and makes Sun Life a top 10 player in the U.S. group insurance market, reports the company. The new unit will be headed by Michael Shunney, who currently heads Sun Life's U.S. Group Insurance business unit from Sun Life's U.S. headquarters in Wellesley, Mass. Source: Sun Life Financial     

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