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Geoff Johnston discusses his top 5 reasons why the U.S. Federal Reserve's rate hike is positive news in this Off the Cuff video

(Toronto, ON – April 11, 2017) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Jennifer Law, CFA, as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities, to the Empire Life Investments team effective May 8, 2017.

(Toronto, ON – April 3, 2017) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Douglas Cooper, CFA, as Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities, to the Empire Life Investments team.

Ian Hardacre, Chief Investment Officer of Empire Life Investments Inc., was featured in a Financial Post article by Jonathan Ratner. He discussed his investment strategy and some opportunities in the market. The article is entitled "The market is expensive, but this fund manager is still finding opportunities to invest".

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

(Toronto, ON – February 13, 2017) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Ashley Misquitta, CFA, as Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equities, to the Empire Life Investments team. Ashley is responsible for managing the Empire Life American Value GIF.

February 7, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario) – Empire Life Monthly Income Mutual Fund incorrectly reported the trading expense ratio (TER) for the period January 1, 2016 to June 30, 3016 in its 2016 semi-annual Management Report of Fund Performance (“MRFP”) as being 1.19% instead of 0.19%. The error has been corrected and an amended MRFP has been filed on SEDAR.

January 30, 2017 (Toronto, Ontario)— Empire Life Investments Inc. has been recognized for its superior risk-adjusted performance, winning five 2016 Fundata FundGrade A+ Awards for its 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.

(Kingston, ON – December 19, 2016) – Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced the appointment of Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA, as Chief Investment Officer. Hardacre also joins the executive leadership team of The Empire Life Insurance Company (TSX: EML.PR.A), the parent company of Empire Life Investments Inc..

Ian Hardacre discusses searching for dividends in Wealth Professional.

We are making the following changes to the management of our funds effective November 1, 2016.

In the event of a disruption in postal service, we will hold all Canada Post mail until service resumes.

Chief Investment Officer Gaelen Morphet, CFA, has chosen to leave Empire Life Investments Inc. to pursue another opportunity, effective August 12, 2016

On November 20, 2015, Empire Life was the victim of an email phishing incident. Several employees received an email from an unauthorized third party that appeared to be a trusted source. Upon discovery of the incident, we began an investigation and notified the Office of the Privacy Commissioner.

Empire Life Investments Inc. is pleased to announce that Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA has joined the investment team as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities and that Lieh Wang, CFA has been appointed Senior Portfolio Manager, U.S. Equities.Read more

May 9, 2016 (Toronto, Ontario) — Empire Life Investments Inc. today announced Ian Hardacre, MBA, CFA, has joined the investment management team as Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities. Hardacre will be responsible for managing the flagship Empire Life Dividend Growth GIF and the Empire Life Dividend Growth Mutual Fund.

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