Workers at MFS Investment Management fear their jobs could be at risk once parent Sun Life Financial sells the company, the Boston Herald reports.

Certainly, Rachel Barnard, an analyst with Morningstar, believes the possibility is very real. "I would say we're looking at several hundred [job cuts] at least," she said, adding she is "99.9%" sure layoffs will happen, most likely in Boston. Approximately 2,100 of MFS' 2,400 total workforce are located in Boston.

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