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Overview

A better financial
future starts here

Operating through two of the world’s leading and most trusted brands—Manulife and John Hancock—we draw on more than 150 years of financial stewardship to help make decisions easier and lives better for our clients.

$844 billion Assets under management and administration (CAD)

  • Retirement
  • Retail
  • Institutional
Source: MFC statistical information package, as of June 30, 2019. Global Wealth and Asset Management AUMA includes $191B of assets managed on behalf of other segments and $136B of assets under administration.

Helping investors
realize the possibilities

We partner with institutions, financial advisors, and retirement plan sponsors to help investors pursue their long-term financial goals by understanding and managing risks and by helping them make the most of the investment possibilities around them.

13 Million
Retirement plan participants and investor accounts
196,000
Retirement plan sponsors
132,000+
Advisor relationships
1,000+
Institutional accounts
Source: Manulife, as of June 30, 2019.

specialist approach

We offer highly differentiated strategies across our areas of expertise—global fixed income, specialized equity, multi-asset solutions, and private markets—leveraging a heritage of risk management, fundamental research, and targeted investing. Beyond our institutional investor platform, we offer retail investors access to a network of specialized, unaffiliated asset managers from around the world.

Our unique approach leads to a culture of investment excellence and best-in-class strategies across asset classes

$708 billion

Assets under management (CAD)

Specialized equity
17%
Global fixed income
32%
Private markets strategies
7%
Multi-asset solutions
17%
Subadvised strategies
27%
Source: MFC Statistical Information Package, as of June 30, 2019.
Important Disclosures

Includes assets managed on behalf of affiliates and $191B of assets managed by subadvisors. Excludes assets under administration. Global fixed income excludes liability driven investing assets but includes money market, index bonds and absolute return rates assets. Private markets strategies include mortgages, power and infrastructure, private equity, mezzanine debt, private placements, real estate, timber and agriculture managed on behalf of the Manulife general fund and external clients. Multi-asset solutions include asset allocation, balanced strategies and liability-driven investing assets.

Researching opportunities from every perspective

The deep local expertise of our investment teams conducting fundamental research around the world is enhanced by strategic partnerships with 36 unaffiliated asset managers and our more than 30 years of experience researching, vetting, and overseeing asset managers. This ability to assess risks and opportunities from multiple perspectives provides us with a deeper level of insight and helps our clients pursue their financial goals with confidence.

Investment professionals

More than 450 investment professionals
Offices in 17 countries and territories
Map of office locations

Manager research and oversight teams

More than 200 professionals conducting
manager research and oversight
Toronto, Boston, Dublin, Hong Kong

Our network of asset managers

36 asset management
partners worldwide
Map of asset management partners
Source: Manulife, as of June 30, 2019.
Important Disclosures

The 450 investment professionals includes those of Manulife Investment Management and Manulife TEDA. Does not include investment professionals from the following private markets teams: Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Private Equity & Credit, Commercial Mortgage Loans, and Private Placement Debt. 

Invested in creating a more sustainable future

Responsible stewardship is at the heart of our business and culture, both as an asset manager and as a steward of our clients’ capital. Across our diverse portfolio of businesses in public and private markets, we seek to be a global leader of sustainable asset management, creating long-term value for our stakeholders while helping realize a more viable trajectory for the global economy.

Delivering financial wellness
for a better retirement

No two financial journeys are exactly the same. That’s why our personalized, data-driven approach to retirement is focused on delivering the right solution to the right customer at the right time in their financial lives. Today, thousands of businesses around the world look to our global and local retirement expertise to help their employees retire with dignity.

We provide financial guidance and advice and investment solutions to over seven million plan participants and members in North America and Asia.

7.4 million

Retirement Plan Participants/Members

United States
38%
Canada
26%
Asia
36%
As of December 31, 2018
$338.2B
Assets under management and administration (CAD)¹
4th-largest
U.S. provider based on number of DC plans²
#2 provider
In Canada (based on AUM market share)³
#1
Overall client satisfaction and participant enrollment experience (United States)⁴
#1 provider
Hong Kong (based on AUMA market share)⁵
225,302
Retirement plans served globally
Source: Manulife, as of June 30, 2019.
Important Disclosures

1 MFC Statistical Information Package, 2 Plan Sponsor recordkeeping survey, as of December 31, 2018, 3 Fraser Report, 2018, 4 Cogent Wealth Reports, Retirement Plan Advisor Trends and DALBAR, 2018, 5 Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, as of December 31, 2018.

We offer an extensive
range of solutions to our customers