News Archive 2014

After having closed its guaranteed withdrawal product Class Plus 2.0 to new sales on Oct. 31, Empire Life launched version 2.1 on November 3. The current economic environment compelled the insurer to make some changes.


TORONTO, ONTARIO (September 8, 2014) – Empire Life Investments Inc. has been recognized for its outstanding achievement in marketing and communications with two awards from the Insurance & Financial Communicators Association (IFCA), an international association specializing in the insurance and financial services industry.


Canadian equities portfolio manager Nessim Mansoor, CA, CFA talks to News Talk 980’s Dave Arnold on the outlook for the market for the remainder of 2014.


TORONTO, ONTARIO (May 13, 2014) – Duncan Jackman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of E-L Financial Corporation Limited ("E-L") (TSX:ELF) (TSX:ELF.PR.F) (TSX:ELF.PR.G) (TSX:ELF.PR.H) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Sylvia as President and Chief Executive Officer of Empire Life effective June 2, 2014. Mr. Sylvia will succeed Les Herr, who will be stepping down as CEO at the end of May.


You may be aware of media reports of a security threat called Heartbleed which has left some organizations and websites vulnerable to hackers.


Toronto, Ontario (March 31, 2014) – The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) launched an Annuity Settlement Option allowing customers to determine how their inheritance will be paid out.


Kingston, Ontario (March 28, 2014) – The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today released its 2013 year-end financial results. Empire Life achieved a record level of earnings with an overall shareholders’ net income of $113.3 million compared to $80.2 million in 2012. Results in the Individual Insurance and Wealth Management business lines improved significantly over 2012.


Toronto, Ontario - Duncan Jackman, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of E-L Financial Corporation Limited ("E-L") (TSX:ELF) (TSX:ELF.PR.F) (TSX:ELF.PR.G) (TSX:ELF.PR.H) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) today announced that Leslie C. (Les) Herr will be leaving his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of Empire Life effective May 30, 2014.


Canadian companies are returning more money to shareholders. Lieh Wang discusses why.


Chief Investment Officer, Gaelen Morphet, CFA, talks to Morningstar's Rudy Luukko on the outlook for the Canadian equity market for 2014.


January 23, 2014 – Empire Life Investments Inc. (Empire Life Investments) today announced the launch of the Empire Life Emblem Diversified Income Portfolio—part of the Emblem Portfolios program, which targets a range of risk return profiles. It is designed for conservative investors seeking predictable and diversified income.