Great-West Lifeco announces proposed sale of GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. to Mackenzie Financial Corporation

August 04, 2020

Torys is representing Great-West Lifeco with a team that includes Karrin Powys-Lybbe, Leah Frank, Zehra Sheerazi, Daniel Masliyah, Hongyi Geng-Dueck and Marco Cator (corporate/M&A), Blair Keefe and Eli Monas (financial services regulatory), Tom Stevenson (employment), Corrado Cardarelli and Gwen Watson (tax).

On August 4, 2020, Great-West Lifeco Inc. (“Great-West Lifeco”) announced that an agreement has been reached to sell its Canadian subsidiary, GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. to Mackenzie Financial Corporation. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2020 and is subject to regulatory approval.

Further information can be found on Canada Newswire’s website.

Great-West Lifeco is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. Great West Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States and Europe under the brands Canada Life, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments, and Irish Life.

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