Hong Kong (February 13, 2017) – Manulife has enriched the ManulifeMOVE (MOVE) experience for customers in Hong Kong and Macau through the engaging personal interface and powerful health and fitness capabilities of Apple Watch, becoming the first insurer to launch an Apple Watch app in these markets.
Toronto (February 9, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced an increase of 11% or 2 cents per share to its quarterly shareholders’ dividend resulting in a dividend of $0.205 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after March 20, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 22, 2017.
Toronto (February 9, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $2,929 million for 2016, fully diluted earnings per common share of $1.41 and return on common shareholders’ equity of 7.3%, compared with $2,191 million, $1.05 and 5.8%, respectively, for 2015.
Hong Kong (January 24, 2017) – The latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) survey revealed that overall investor sentiment towards owning a property has climbed to its highest level in four years, particularly amongst millennials, despite anticipated interest rate hikes and the fact that one in five respondents feel the overpriced property market is a concern.
Hong Kong (January 13, 2017) — Manulife has once again shown its continuous support for the Hong Kong Community Chest's annual major fund-raising event “Walk for Millions”. During the company's 22nd participation in the event, more than 2,500 employees, agents and their families and friends gathered for the walk in the early New Year of 2017.
Toronto (November 28, 2016) – On November 26, 1996, Manulife Financial Corporation and Sinochem officially opened Manulife-Sinochem, the first foreign insurance joint venture in China. The then Canadian Prime Minister and the then Chinese Premier officiated at the ceremony in Shanghai.
Toronto (November 28, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to privately place U.S.$270 million principal amount of 3.527% senior notes due December 2, 2026 (the “Notes”). The Notes will bear interest at a fixed rate of 3.527% and will mature on December 2, 2026.
Hong Kong (November 25, 2016) — Isabella Lau, Chief Customer Officer of Manulife (International) Limited, was named Marketer of the Year and a winner of the Distinguished Marketing Leadership Awards at the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) and Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB) Awards for Marketing Excellence 2016, for her outstanding achievement and contribution to the marketing development of Manulife and the business community in Hong Kong.
Toronto (November 22, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its offering of 19 million Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 23 at a price of $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $475 million.