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2020/11/23
Manulife and Allianz Global Investors form strategic alliance on MPF business in Hong Kong 

Manulife to become sponsor of Allianz Global Investors MPF Plan, further solidifying its market leadership, while AllianzGI stays committed to MPF market as investment manager  
Hong Kong (November 23, 2020) –  Manulife (International) Limited and Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific Limited today jointly announced a strategic alliance for their Mandatory Provident Fund (“MPF”) businesses. Through this alliance, Manulife will become the sponsor of Allianz Global Investors MPF Plan, subject to regulatory approvals, while AllianzGI continues to be the Scheme’s investment manager and to provide offerings in Manulife’s multi-manager MPF platform with its global investment expertise.  

 

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2020/11/16
Manulife launches enhanced long-term savings plans -- ManuGrand Saver 2 and ManuImperial Saver 2

Added options for premium holiday and nomination of a contingent life insured  
Hong Kong (November 16, 2020) –  Manulife Hong Kong today announced the launch of ManuGrand Saver 2 (“MGS 2”) and ManuImperial Saver 2 (“MIS 2”), two new enhanced savings plans that are built on their predecessors launched last year, offering a feature to help customers better manage periods of financial uncertainty and a means to allow greater flexibility in legacy planning through a contingent life insured option.

 

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2020/11/12
Manulife Hong Kong reports solid core earnings growth for third quarter and first nine months of 2020
Hong Kong (November 12, 2020) –  The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today announced financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2020. Amid the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, Manulife Hong Kong delivered double-digit growth in core earnings for both periods over the corresponding periods last year, underscoring its business resilience and strong agency distribution capabilities.

 

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2020/11/11
Manulife announces third quarter results
Toronto (November 11, 2020) –  Manulife reports 3Q20 net income of $2.1 billion, core earnings of $1.5 billion, APE sales of $1.4 billion, and a strong LICAT capital ratio of 155%.

 

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2020/11/11
Manulife declares common share dividend
Toronto (November 11, 2020) –  Manulife’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.28 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after December 21, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 23, 2020.

 

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2020/11/2
Manulife wins top honour for “Outstanding Integrated Marketing Strategies” with tax-deductible retirement solutions campaign at the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2020

Manulife also a finalist for the “Outstanding MPF/Employees’ Benefit Product/Service” award

Hong Kong (November 2, 2020) –  Manulife Hong Kong won two accolades in the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2020 in recognition of its remarkable marketing strategies, as well as product and service excellence, taking the top honour for “Outstanding Integrated Marketing Strategies” and ranking among the top three for “Outstanding MPF/Employees’ Benefit Product/Service”. These achievements join three trophies Manulife won recently at Marketing Magazine’s PR Awards 2020 for the effective PR-led communications approach adopted in its Tax-Deductible Retirement Solutions Campaign. 

 

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2020/10/28
Manulife Hong Kong bolsters health strategy with new Chief Medical Officer role 
Hong Kong (October 28, 2020) –  Manulife Hong Kong today announced the appointment of Dr. Aggie Ngan as Chief Medical Officer, a newly created role that will enhance the company’s health offerings for customers and improve holistic customer experience through digital innovation.

 

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2020/9/17
Manulife launches market’s first MPF retirement income fund aiming to provide regular and stable income in retirement 
Brand new pre- and post-retirement solution with dividend distribution  to be reinvested into designated MPF funds according to age
HONG KONG (September 17, 2020) –  Manulife today announced the launch of Hong Kong’s first retirement income fund in the MPF market to address MPF members’ needs from pre-retirement wealth accumulation to post-retirement regular dividend distribution. 

 

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2020/8/13
Manulife announces USD Senior Notes issue in Taiwan

Toronto (August 13, 2020) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has priced an offering in Taiwan of U.S.$1,155,000,000 principal amount of 3.050% senior notes due August 27, 2060. 

 

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2020/8/10
Manulife Hong Kong reports financial results for second quarter and first half of 2020

- Solid core earnings in the second quarter 
- Growth in the first half of 2020 in key financial metrics including core earnings, annualized premium equivalent sales and new business value

Hong Kong (August 10, 2020) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today announced positive financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2020. Despite the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, Manulife Hong Kong delivered solid results, marking its ongoing strong business resilience and commitment to its ambitious growth agenda.

 

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2020/8/5
Manulife announces second quarter results

Toronto (August 5, 2020) - Manulife reports 2Q20 net income of $0.7 billion, core earnings of $1.6 billion, a strong LICAT capital ratio of 155%, and an expense efficiency ratio of 48.9%.

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2020/8/5
Manulife declares common share dividend 

Toronto (August 5, 2020) - Manulife’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.28 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after September 21, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 17, 2020.

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2020/8/5
COVID-19 fuels growing health consciousness in Hong Kong, Manulife survey finds 

- Survey of insurance customers shows move to healthier living for better physical and mental well-being
- Hong Kong findings reveal jump in adoption and usage of digital tools for finance, shopping and news


Hong Kong (August 5, 2020) – Amid the anxiety and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, people in Hong Kong with insurance policies are adopting healthier lifestyle habits to improve their physical health and mental well-being, while showing far greater willingness to embrace digital technology in their day-to-day lives, according to a new survey by Manulife. 

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2020/7/27
Manulife launches new flagship critical illness plans                                 
ManuBright Care 2 and ManuBright Care 2 Plus

Offering well-rounded continuous care benefits and extended protection beyond critical illness including market-first disability care booster and financial relief for intensive care 

Hong Kong (July 27, 2020) – Manulife Hong Kong today announced the launch of two new critical illness plans, ManuBright Care 2 (“MBC 2”) and ManuBright Care 2 Plus (“MBC 2 Plus”), designed to provide well-rounded and continuous protection for customers up to the age of 100, covering up to 112 critical illnesses and diseases. 

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2020/7/23
Manulife Hong Kong appoints four C-level executives to drive strategic developments

Hong Kong (July 23, 2020) – Manulife Hong Kong today announced the appointment of four C-level executives to its senior management team to strengthen the company’s leadership capabilities and drive its strategic initiatives in Hong Kong, Macau and the Greater Bay Area.

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2020/7/2
Manulife Hong Kong wins nine industry awards in recognition of excellence in product and service innovation 

Hong Kong (July 2, 2020) – Manulife Hong Kong was awarded the top accolade of “Excellence” in five categories at this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards. These awards join Manulife’s four other recent wins at the Metro Finance Greater Bay Area Insurance Awards. 

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2020/6/25
Manulife makes C$3.5 million investment in diversity, equity and inclusion 
Two-year plan focuses on employment opportunities, training and community support

Toronto (June 25, 2020) – Manulife and John Hancock are investing more than $3.5 million over the next two years to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and the communities we serve. The goals of these focused investments are three-fold: to increase the representation of diverse talent at all levels in the organization; create greater inclusion across the company through enhanced training; and to support organizations helping Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities.

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2020/6/14
Manulife Hong Kong among the first wave of insurers approved to launch 'Virtual Face-to-Face' agency sales platform 

Hong Kong (June 14, 2020) - Manulife Hong Kong today announced the launch of a ‘Virtual Face-to-Face’ agency sales platform for all Manulife individual insurance products in Hong Kong, except investment-linked assurance schemes, making it among the first wave of insurers approved to do this in the market. Manulife’s Virtual Face-to-Face sales capability takes ‘Non-Face-to-Face’ sales to the next level by enabling customers to buy even the most sophisticated long-term insurance policies through the company’s individual insurance agents. The sales process requires no physical meeting or wet-ink signature, offering unparalleled convenience and security.  

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2020/5/28
Manulife unveils new MOVE Health Score to help customers become healthier

Hong Kong (May 28, 2020) - Manulife Hong Kong has enhanced the existing ManulifeMOVE (MOVE) experience by launching the ‘MOVE Health Score’ that encourages customers to make healthy lifestyle choices. This new functionality provides customers a scientific yet simple scoring method to measure how healthy they are and tells them what they need to do to stay healthy. 

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2020/5/22
Manulife Financial Corporation announces USD Senior Notes Private Placement

Toronto (May 22, 2020) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to privately place U.S.$200 million principal amount of 2.396% senior notes due June 1, 2027.

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2020/5/19
Manulife Financial Corporation Completes U.S. Public Offering of Senior Notes

Toronto (May 19, 2020) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously announced public offering in the United States of U.S.$500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.484% senior notes due 2027.

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2020/5/14
Manulife Financial Corporation Prices U.S. Public Offering of Senior Notes

Toronto (May 14, 2020) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has priced a public offering in the United States of U.S.$500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.484% senior notes due 2027 at a public offering price of 100%.

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2020/5/13
Retirement savings shortfall fears stalk Hong Kong people lacking access to post-retirement MPF solutions

Survey finds demand for post-retirement MPF solutions offering dividend payments and regular income stream 

Hong Kong (May 13, 2020) – New research by Manulife Hong Kong has revealed that around one-third of working people in Hong Kong are likely to invest their retirement savings – including accrued Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) benefits – in stocks when they retire, exposing them to the risk of high volatility. Manulife’s findings underscore the lack of effective post-retirement solutions that offer retirees a regular, stable income stream.

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2020/5/12
Manulife completes Subordinated Debenture offering

Toronto (May 12, 2020) – Manulife Financial Corporation has successfully completed its previously announced offering of $1 billion principal amount of fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 12, 2030 and $1 billion principal amount of 2.818% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 13, 2035.

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2020/5/7
Manulife announces Subordinated Debenture issue

Toronto (May 7, 2020) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it intends to issue $1 billion principal amount of 2.237% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 12, 2030 and $1 billion principal amount of 2.818% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 13, 2035.

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2020/5/7
Manulife Hong Kong reports solid growth in the first quarter of 2020

Hong Kong (May 7, 2020) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today announced solid growth for the first quarter of 2020.

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2020/5/6
Manulife announces first quarter results

Toronto (May 6, 2020) - Manulife reports 1Q20 net income of $1.3 billion and core earnings of $1.0 billion, a strong capital position with a LICAT ratio of 155%, and net inflows of $3.2 billion in Global Wealth and Asset Management.

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2020/5/6
Manulife declares common share dividend

Toronto (May 6, 2020) - Manulife’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.28 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after June 19, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 19, 2020.

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2020/4/20
Manulife launches two new savings plans

Guaranteed cash payments for up to 100 years;
Option to pass on guaranteed cash flows to future generations 

Hong Kong (April 20, 2020) – Manulife Hong Kong has announced the launch of La Vie 2 and ManuCentury, two comprehensive savings plans that provide regular payouts to help customers satisfy diverse needs and goals. With guaranteed cash payments equal to 5% of the notional amount every year, the plans enable customers at different life stages to be confident of the lifetime financial stability they can secure for themselves or their future generations.

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2020/4/8
Manulife announces 13 senior agency promotions in recognition of their leadership and contribution 

Hong Kong (April 8, 2020) – Manulife has promoted 13 agency leaders in Hong Kong in recognition of their outstanding performance and contribution to what the company takes pride in – the professionalism and customer-centric services offered by its agency force. 

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2020/3/20
Manulife's Management Information Circular and Annual Report Now Available; 2020 Annual Meeting will be Held Electronically

Toronto (March 20, 2020) – In advance of the annual meeting of shareholders for Manulife Financial Corporation, please note the following:

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2020/3/5
Manulife spearheads MPF e-Statement & e-Notice adoption
Launching ‘Go Paperless’ Education Aid Program motivates members to opt in 

Hong Kong (March 5, 2020) – A recent Manulife survey has revealed that Hong Kong people are unaware how much paper is used in the MPF annual statement pack while a small change can help the environment. As the MPF market leader , Manulife Hong Kong is striving to promote electronic statement by launching the “Go Paperless” Education Aid Program in collaboration with local charitable organization St. James’ Settlement. This project encourages Manulife MPF members to opt for e-Statement and e-Notice, while Manulife will donate up to 400 iPads to provide under-resourced students in local primary schools with better e-learning opportunities. 

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2020/3/2
Manulife Hong Kong appoints Head of Health to focus on expansion of health business  

Hong Kong (March 2, 2020) – Manulife today announced the establishment of a new health function that will further strengthen its strategic focus in this high-growth area. Wilton Kee, who has been Manulife Hong Kong’s Vice President, Chief Product Officer for Individual Financial Products since October 2016, is expanding his responsibilities to Vice President, Chief Product Officer and Head of Health, effective from March 1, 2020. 

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2020/2/17
Manulife Supreme offers full coverage of major items of medical expenses including psychiatric treatment 

Hong Kong (February 17, 2020) – Manulife Hong Kong is pleased to announce the launch of the Manulife Supreme Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (“VHIS”) Flexi Plan (“Manulife Supreme”), which offers comprehensive, lifetime protection against illness and injuries. Providing full coverage of major medical expenses, with no sub-limits, the plan offers customers access to timely, quality medical care, easing the worry of burdensome medical expenses, including those incurred by psychiatric treatment. 

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2020/2/13
Manulife Hong Kong reports double-digit growth in core earnings,
APE sales and new business value in 2019

Hong Kong (February 13, 2020) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today announced strong growth for the fourth quarter and full-year 2019.

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2020/2/12
Manulife announces fourth quarter and full year results

Toronto (February 12, 2020) - Manulife reports 2019 net income of $5.6 billion and core earnings of $6.0 billion, solid growth in Asia and a dividend increase of 12%.

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2020/2/12
Manulife increases common shareholders’ dividend by 12%

Toronto (February 12, 2020) - Manulife’s Board of Directors today announced an increase of 12% or 3 cents per share to its quarterly common shareholders’ dividend resulting in a dividend of $0.28 per share on the common shares of Manulife, payable on and after March 19, 2020 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 25, 2020.

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2019/12/16
Manulife appoints Damien Green as CEO for Hong Kong and Macau

Hong Kong (December 16, 2019) – Manulife today announced the appointment of Damien Green as the new Chief Executive Officer of Manulife (International) Limited, overseeing Manulife’s business in Hong Kong and Macau.

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2019/11/26
Manulife launches first-in-market, fully digitized cashless service for day surgeries

Hong Kong (November 26, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong today launched Cashless Day Surgery eService, the market’s first all-digital cashless service which enables customers to obtain speedy claims pre-approval for colonoscopy and gastroscopy (OGD) day surgery simply by entering their Hong Kong Identity Card (HKID) number and date of birth on a designated online platform, thereby eliminating the claim submission process.

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2019/11/12
Manulife announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

Toronto (November 12, 2019) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) for its previously announced normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”) permitting the purchase for cancellation of up to 58 million of its common shares, representing approximately 3% of Manulife’s issued and outstanding common shares. 

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2019/11/07
Manulife Hong Kong reports record results for the third quarter of 2019

Hong Kong (November 7, 2019) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported strong results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2019.Please note that the service hours of our Customer Service Centres and Customer Service Hotlines will be changed to 9:00am - 3:30pm for the Mid-Autumn Festival on September 13 (Friday).

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2019/11/06
Manulife launches ManuVital Care offering essential critical illness protection at affordable, guaranteed premiums

Hong Kong (November 6, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong has announced the launch of ManuVital Care to offer essential coverage against 112 critical illnesses and diseases at affordable, guaranteed premiums. With features such as a unique step-up premium plan and an option to convert to a more comprehensive critical illness solution, ManuVital Care is tailored for those looking for critical illness protection and financial flexibility, such as younger generations at the earlier stages of their careers. 

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2019/11/06
Manulife Financial Corporation Declares Common Share Dividend

Toronto (November 6, 2019) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.25 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after December 19, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 19, 2019.

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2019/11/06
Manulife announces intention to launch Normal Course Issuer Bid

Toronto (November 6, 2019) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that, subject to the approval of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OSFI") and the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”), it intends to launch a Normal Course Issuer Bid (“NCIB”) permitting the purchase for cancellation of up to 58 million of its common shares, representing approximately 3% of Manulife’s issued and outstanding common shares.

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2019/11/06
Manulife announces third quarter results

Toronto (November 6, 2019) - Manulife reports 3Q19 net income of $0.7 billion and core earnings of $1.5 billion with solid growth in Asia. 

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2019/10/30
Manulife wins four accolades at the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2019

Hong Kong (October 30, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong took home four honours from the Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2019 in recognition of its product innovation and service excellence, as well as its commitment to providing an equitable workplace. The company won the “Outstanding MPF/Employees’ Benefit Product/Service” and “Outstanding Equal Opportunity Employers” awards and was in the top three for “Outstanding Integrated Marketing Strategies” and “Most Innovative Product/Service – Life Insurance (Health)”.

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2019/10/09
Manulife Hong Kong launches tax-deductible ManuLeisure Deferred Annuity

Hong Kong (October 9, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong has launched ManuLeisure Deferred Annuity (ManuLeisure), a tax-deductible Qualifying Deferred Annuity Policy (QDAP) certified by the Insurance Authority. Targeting young and middle-aged pre-retirees, ManuLeisure helps customers enjoy tax concession benefits while offering a flexible and self-scheduled stream of retirement income. The total projected internal rate of return (IRR) could range from 3.85% to 4.30%.

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2019/08/08
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong results for the second quarter and first half of 2019

Hong Kong (August 8, 2019) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported strong results for the second quarter and first half of 2019.

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2019/08/07
Manulife Financial Corporation Declares Common Share Dividend

Toronto (August 7, 2019) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.25 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after September 19, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2019.

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2019/08/07
Manulife announces second quarter results

Toronto (August 7, 2019) - Manulife reports 2Q19 net income and core earnings of $1.5 billion.

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2019/06/17
Manulife Hong Kong garners a slew of wins at two industry awards

Hong Kong (June 17, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong has won four awards at this year’s Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards, topping the Product Innovation and Retirement Plan categories with an “Excellence” award in each and receiving the runner-up “Outstanding” accolade in both the Critical Illness and Annuity Plan categories. On top of these awards, the company also scooped three titles in the Metro Finance Greater Bay Area Insurance Awards.

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2019/05/14
Manulife Hong Kong launches tax-deductible ManuWise Deferred Annuity

Hong Kong (May 14, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong today launches ManuWise Deferred Annuity, a tax-deductible Qualifying Deferred Annuity Policy (QDAP) certified by the Insurance Authority, to provide customers with more options for retirement planning. In addition to tax benefits, ManuWise aims to provide customers with a secure retirement supported by a stable stream of income.

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2019/05/08
Manulife announces two Senior Executive Regional Directors among 30 promotions to drive agency force growth

Hong Kong (May 8, 2019) – Strengthening its agency leadership as it continues to roll out new customer-centric products and digital solutions in 2019, Manulife Hong Kong has promoted two industry veterans to its most senior agency roles and announced a further 28 senior promotions.

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2019/05/02
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong results for the first quarter of 2019

Hong Kong (May 2, 2019) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported strong results for the first quarter of 2019.

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2019/05/01
Manulife Financial Corporation Declares Common Share Dividend

Toronto (May 1, 2019) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.25 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after June 19, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 14, 2019.

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2019/05/01
Manulife Financial Corporation announces first quarter results

Toronto (May 1, 2019) - Manulife reports 1Q19 net income of $2.2 billion and core earnings of $1.5 billion with strong growth in Asia.

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2019/04/01
Manulife unveils comprehensive tax-deductible health and retirement solutions to support the government’s new tax policy

Hong Kong (April 1, 2019) – Leading financial services provider Manulife Hong Kong today unveiled a full suite of tax-deductible solutions tailored to enhance the health wellbeing and retirement preparedness of Hong Kong people. These comprise the certified Standard Plan and Flexi Plan under the HKSAR government’s Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS), and the MPF Tax Deductible Voluntary Contributions (TVC) account.

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2019/02/19
Manulife Amends its Normal Course Issuer Bid to Repurchase for Cancellation up to an Additional 59 Million of its Common Shares

Toronto (February 19, 2019) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that the Toronto Stock Exchange has approved Manulife’s amended normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”).

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2019/02/14
Manulife Hong Kong reports record-high results for fourth quarter and full-year 2018

Hong Kong (February 14, 2019) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported strong earnings for the fourth quarter and full-year 2018, with a number of record-high results. 

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2019/02/13
Manulife Financial Corporation Declares Common Share Dividend

Toronto (February 13, 2019) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.25 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after March 19, 2019 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 27, 2019.

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2019/02/13
Manulife announces fourth quarter and full year results

Toronto (February 13, 2019) - Manulife reports 2018 net income of $4.8 billion, and core earnings of $5.6 billion with double-digit growth across all operating segments.

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2019/02/13
Manulife Announces Intention to Amend Normal Course Issuer Bid to Repurchase for Cancellation up to an Additional 59 Million of its Common Shares

Toronto (February 13, 2019) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that, subject to the approval of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and the Toronto Stock Exchange, it intends to amend its existing Normal Course Issuer Bid to increase the number of common shares that it may repurchase for cancellation from 40 million common shares (approximately 2% of shares outstanding) to 99 million common shares (approximately 5% of shares outstanding).

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2019/01/07
Manulife launches ManuGrand Saver and ManuImperial Saver

Hong Kong (January 7, 2019) – Manulife Hong Kong has launched two savings plans that help customers prioritize guaranteed returns or potential growth as they build wealth for the future. Customers can either choose ManuGrand Saver which offers them a higher guaranteed cash value for extra stability, or ManuImperial Saver for a higher non-guaranteed cash value for a potential higher return. 

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2018/12/10
Manulife Hong Kong updates brand with rollout across advertising platforms

Hong Kong (December 10, 2018) – As part of a recent global brand update, Manulife Hong Kong has introduced a refreshed logo and visual identity, with the first wave of the rollout campaign reaching millions of people in Hong Kong through outdoor advertising platforms, including MTR stations, trams and buses.

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2018/11/20
Manulife Hong Kong garners four major awards at iMoney Insurance Excellence Awards

Hong Kong (November 20, 2018) – Manulife Hong Kong has won four awards at the inaugural iMoney Insurance Excellence Awards, including “Best MPF Scheme Provider”, “Best Critical Illness Insurance Product”, “Best Insurtech Innovation (Customers)” and “Best Claims Service”. These awards recognize the company’s excellence across its key business focuses. 

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2018/11/16
Manulife announces Automatic Share Repurchase Plan

Toronto (Nov 16, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has entered into an automatic share repurchase plan under which its designated broker will repurchase Manulife’s common shares pursuant to its previously announced normal course issuer bid. 

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2018/11/12
Manulife announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

Toronto (November 12, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) for its previously announced normal course issuer bid permitting the purchase for cancellation of up to 40 million of its common shares, representing approximately 2% of Manulife’s issued and outstanding common shares.

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2018/11/07
Manulife Financial Corporation announces third quarter results

Toronto (November 7, 2018) – Manulife today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,573 million for the third quarter of 2018, diluted earnings per common share of $0.77 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 15.1%, compared with $1,105 million, $0.54 and 10.8%, respectively, for the third quarter of 2017.

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2018/11/07
Manulife Financial Corporation declares Preferred Share dividends

Toronto (November 7, 2018) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced quarterly shareholders’ dividends on the following non-cumulative preferred shares, payable on or after December 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 20, 2018.

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2018/11/07
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong results for third quarter and first nine months of 2018

Hong Kong (November 8, 2018) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported financial results for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2018, marked by strong growth and new records. 

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2018/11/01
Manulife announces three transactions on its legacy businesses that will release over $1 billion of capital, intention to launch normal course issuer bid and an increase to its common share dividend

Toronto (November 1, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced three reinsurance transactions on its legacy businesses, its intention to launch a Normal Course Issuer Bid and an increase to its common share dividend.

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2018/10/30
Manulife addresses expected impact of new Saskatchewan regulations on Mosten litigation

Toronto (October 30, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation today addressed the expected impact of new regulations to the Saskatchewan Insurance Act made by the Government of Saskatchewan.

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2018/10/05
Manulife Statement on Muddy Waters Report

Manulife Statement on Muddy Waters Report                                                                                  

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2018/09/27
Manulife presents Hong Kong’s largest health and wellness festival “IRIS: Your Escape with ManulifeMOVE”

Hong Kong (September 27, 2018) — Manulife has continued its mission to get Hong Kong moving by once again presenting the city’s largest health and wellness festival, “IRIS: Your Escape with ManulifeMOVE”. Held on September 22-23, this festival encouraged people from all walks of life to stay healthy and active.  

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2018/09/26
Manulife announces completion of its MPF scheme restructure

Hong Kong (September 26,2018) – Manulife Hong Kong today announced the completion of its MPF scheme restructure. On September 26, 2018, Manulife MPF Plan – Basic (“Manulife Basic”) and Manulife MPF Plan – Advanced (“Manulife Advanced”) were merged into Manulife Global Select (MPF) Scheme (“Manulife Global Select”), providing Manulife’s all MPF members an easy, one-stop access to a comprehensive range of 29 constituent funds. 

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2018/09/24
Manulife Hong Kong supports World Heart Day 2018 to promote heart-healthy living

Hong Kong (September 24, 2018) — To bolster awareness of heart health, Manulife has once again joined hands with the World Heart Federation (WHF) to promote the World Heart Day through campaigns, programmes and events designed and activated by the company’s offices across the globe. 

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2018/08/15
Manulife launches a new campaign to encourage millennials to plan for their future

Hong Kong (August 15, 2018) — Today, Manulife Hong Kong launched a new campaign, called PlanSimple, to encourage millennials to start planning for their future so they can pursue their passions with confidence, now and for years to come.

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2018/08/14
Manulife launches ManuLove Care

Hong Kong (August 14, 2018) — Manulife Hong Kong has launched ManuLove Care, the first-in-market critical illness solution that extends protection to the insured’s parents and children including children born in the future. It offers ample protection and financial support for Hong Kong’s sandwich generation: working-age people who support their parents and children. 

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2018/08/09
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong results for second quarter and first half of 2018

Hong Kong (August 9, 2018) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2018, marked by strong growth in new business value. 

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2018/08/08
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (August 8, 2018) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.22 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after September 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 21, 2018. 

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2018/08/08
Manulife Financial Corporation announces second quarter results

Toronto (August 8, 2018) – Manulife today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,262 million for the second quarter of 2018, diluted earnings per common share of $0.61 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 12.3%, compared with $1,255 million, $0.61 and 12.4%, respectively, for the second quarter of 2017. 

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2018/08/01
Manulife MPF members to benefit from management fees reduction as a result of greater efficiency through scheme restructure

Hong Kong (August 1, 2018) – Effective August 1, 2018, Manulife MPF members will benefit from the management fee reduction exercise, under which the management fees for 23 constituent funds across equity, bond, guaranteed and mixed-asset categories of the Manulife Global Select (MPF) Scheme will be lowered by a range of 2.6% to 47.9%.

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2018/07/12
Manulife wins 15th straight Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Awards

Hong Kong (July 12, 2018) – Manulife’s unwavering commitment to providing customers best-in-class products and services has struck Gold in the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Awards’ Hong Kong insurance company category for the 15th consecutive year. It also notched up its seventh straight Gold in the provident fund category.

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2018/07/03
Manulife Hong Kong announces senior appointments for Pensions and Group Life and Health businesses

Hong Kong (July 3, 2018) — Manulife Hong Kong has announced the promotions of Raymond Ng to Vice President and Head of Employee Benefits of Manulife (International) Limited, and Ellen Leung to Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited, effective July 1, 2018.

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2018/06/27
Manulife Investor Day 2018 – A bold and exciting future

Toronto (June 27, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation is hosting an institutional Investor Day today in Toronto from 8 a.m. eastern time. Manulife’s senior management will present the Company’s strategic direction with an emphasis on portfolio optimization, expense management and our Canadian and U.S. operations.

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2018/06/20
Manulife Hong Kong launches ManuDelight Annuity Plan

Hong Kong (June 20, 2018) — Manulife Hong Kong has launched ManuDelight Annuity Plan, an innovative solution for young and middle-aged people who want guaranteed retirement income in the future but also flexibility and extra income protection in case their circumstances change.

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2018/06/06
Manulife announces senior appointments in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (June 6, 2018) – Manulife today announced the appointment of three C-level executives to its senior management team in Hong Kong.

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2018/05/29
Manulife Hong Kong garners half-a-dozen accolades at the Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards 2018

Hong Kong (May 29, 2018) – Manulife Hong Kong scooped a total of six awards at the Financial Institution Awards 2018 (“Awards”) by earning the Excellence award in three categories, namely Saving Plan, Retirement Plan, and Life Insurance, and the Outstanding award in the categories of Critical Illness, Health and Protection and Medical Care.

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2018/05/16
Beat high blood pressure with awareness and action

Hong Kong (May 16, 2018) – It’s the silent killer. High blood pressure usually has no warning signs but simple steps can cut your risk of devastating health problems, Manulife and the World Heart Federation said in the run-up to World Hypertension Day on May 17.

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2018/05/09
Manulife completes Subordinated Green Bond offering

Toronto (May 9, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation has successfully completed its previously announced offering of $600 million principal amount of subordinated debentures.                                                                                  

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2018/05/07
Manulife announces Subordinated Green Bond issue

Toronto (May 7, 2018) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it intends to issue $600 million principal amount of 3.317% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due May 9, 2028. 

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2018/05/03
Manulife Hong Kong delivers strong growth results in the first quarter of 2018

Hong Kong (May 3, 2018) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”)  today reported strong results for the first quarter of 2018.

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2018/05/02
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (May 2, 2018) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.22 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after June 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 15, 2018. 

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2018/05/02
Manulife Financial Corporation announces first quarter results

Toronto (May 2, 2018) – Manulife today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,372 million for the first quarter of 2018 (“1Q18”), fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.67 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 14.1%, compared with $1,350 million, $0.66 and 13.7%, respectively, for the first quarter of 2017.

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2018/04/11
Manulife reports embedded value of $49.2 billion at the end of 2017 and releases 4Q17 supplemental disclosures updated for 2018 reporting segment changes

Toronto (April 11, 2018) – Manulife today released its 2017 Embedded Value Report and 4Q 2017 Statistical Information Package updated to reflect its new reporting segments effective January 1, 2018.

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2018/03/27
Manulife announces 40 senior agency promotions

Hong Kong (March 27, 2018) – Manulife has promoted some 40 agency leaders in Hong Kong in recognition of their enormous contribution to the professional development and customer-centric orientation of its agency force.

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2018/02/20
Manulife Financial Corporation completes Preferred Share offering

Toronto (February 20, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its offering of 10 million Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 25 at a price of $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $250 million.

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2018/02/12
Manulife Financial Corporation announces Preferred Share issue

Toronto (February 12, 2018) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced a Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 25. Manulife will issue 10 million Series 25 Preferred Shares priced at $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $250 million. 

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2018/02/08
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong growth for fourth quarter and full-year 2017

Hong Kong (February 8, 2018) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong today announced its fourth quarter and full-year 2017 results with strong growth and a number of new records.

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2018/02/07
Manulife Financial Corporation increases dividend

Toronto (February 7, 2018) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced an increase of 7% or 1.5 cents per share to its quarterly shareholders’ dividend resulting in a dividend of $0.22 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after March 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 21, 2018.

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2018/02/07
Manulife Financial Corporation announces fourth quarter and full year results

Toronto (February 7, 2018) – Manulife today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $2,104 million for 2017, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.98 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 5.0%, compared with $2,929 million, $1.41 and 7.3%, respectively, for 2016.

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2018/01/26
Manulife Hong Kong wins big in IFPHK Financial Education Leadership Awards

Hong Kong (January 26, 2018) – Manulife Hong Kong was a big winner in the first ever IFPHK Financial Education Leadership Awards 2018, an industry contest organized by the Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) in collaboration with Metro Finance to pay tribute to organizations that have made significant efforts in improving financial literacy in Hong Kong.

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2018/01/23
Thousands of Manulifers step out to “Walk for Millions” for families in need

Hong Kong (January 23, 2018)- For the 23rd consecutive year, Manulife has come out in support of the annual Walk for Millions charity drive. More than 2,000 agents, employees and friends and family members made the 10 km walk last weekend to raise funds for the social welfare agencies that provide family and child welfare services under the umbrella of the Hong Kong Community Chest.

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2018/01/08
Manulife launches claimsimple.hk - an innovative simpler and faster e-claims solution

Hong Kong (January 8, 2018) Manulife Hong Kong has launched claimsimple.hk, an innovative e-claims solution that lets customersmake a medical insurance claim online anytime, anywhere via their mobile device or PC in less than one minute. By eliminating the need for username and password input as well as mailing of paper documents, Manulife has simplified the claim submission process, making it faster and more convenient than ever for customers.

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2017/12/22
Manulife announces portfolio asset mix changes to free up capital, reduce risk and lower volatility in its legacy blocks, and updates its U.S. tax reform guidance

Toronto (December 22, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that following a review of the investment strategy of its legacy businesses, it has made the decision to reduce the allocation to alternative long duration assets (ALDA) in its portfolio asset mix over the next 12-18 months.

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2017/11/21
Manulife completes first issuance of a green bond by a life insurer

Toronto (November 21, 2017) — Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously announced offering in Singapore of 500 million Singapore dollars principal amount of 3.00% subordinated notes due November 21, 2029 and having a first call date of November 21, 2024. 

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2017/11/17
Manulife Hong Kong wins “Outstanding Integrated Marketing Strategies” award at The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2017

Hong Kong (November 17, 2017) — Manulife Hong Kong has won the “Outstanding Integrated Marketing Strategies – Product/Service” award for its ManulifeMOVE (MOVE) program at The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2017. The Company also took home finalist awards in the category of “Outstanding Training & Development” and “Most Innovative Product/Service – Health Specialty”. 

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2017/11/14
Manulife First Life Insurer to Offer a Green Bond

Toronto (November 14, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has priced an offering in Singapore of 500 million Singapore dollars principal amount of 3.00% subordinated notes due November 21, 2029. 

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2017/11/09
Manulife Hong Kong delivers strong growth for third quarter and 2017 year-to-date results

Hong Kong (November 9, 2017) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong today reported strong growth and delivered a number of new records for Manulife Hong Kong in the third quarter and the first nine months of 2017. 

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2017/11/08
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (November 8, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.205 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after December 19, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 21, 2017. 

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2017/11/08
Manulife Financial Corporation announces third quarter results

Toronto (November 8, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,105 million for the third quarter of 2017, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.54 and return on common shareholders’ equity of 10.8%, compared with $1,117 million, $0.55, and 11.1%, respectively, for the third quarter of 2016.

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2017/09/27
Manulife Hong Kong launches new campaign to encourage couples to embark on their retirement planning journey

Hong Kong (September 27, 2017) — Manulife Hong Kong is taking its longstanding Retirement Solutions campaign to a new level with the launch of an innovative campaign that uses transmedia storytelling. Recognizing that everyone’s situation is unique, Manulife encourages Hong Kong’s “dual-income-no-kids” couples to consider how the decisions they make today will impact their retirement life and urges them to get in sync and take action to execute their plans. 

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2017/09/12
Manulife announces structural and leadership changes

Toronto (September 12, 2017) – Manulife today announced a number of important structural and leadership changes to drive better alignment with its strategic priorities, accelerate the Company’s growth, optimize legacy blocks of business in North America and leverage Manulife’s talent across geographies.

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2017/08/18
Manulife completes Subordinated Debenture offering

Toronto (August 18, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation has successfully completed its previously announced offering of $750 million principal amount of subordinated debentures.                                                                        

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2017/08/15
Manulife announces Subordinated Debenture issue

Toronto (August 15, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it intends to issue $750 million principal amount of 3.049% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due August 20, 2029. 

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2017/08/09
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (August 9, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.205 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after September 19, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2017. 

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2017/08/09
Manulife Financial Corporation announces second quarter results

Toronto (August 9, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,255 million for the second quarter of 2017, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.61 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 12.4%, compared with $704 million, $0.34, and 7.1%, respectively, for the second quarter of 2016. 

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2017/08/09
Manulife Hong Kong reports solid results for the second quarter and first half of 2017

Hong Kong (August 10, 2017) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong today reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2017.

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2017/08/04
Manulife Hong Kong appoints Rockson Leung as Chief Financial Officer

Hong Kong (August 4, 2017) — Manulife Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Rockson Leung as its Chief Financial Officer.

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2017/08/02
Legendary Manulife Agent Sets a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Hong Kong (August 2, 2017) – Manulife’s longest-serving life insurance sales agent, Sun Yung Tsu (Joe Sun), has been awarded a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title as “the longest career as a corporate salesperson”. 

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2017/07/04
Manulife named Overall Top Fund-raiser in Walk for Millions 2016/2017 Challenge Cup

Hong Kong (July 4, 2017) — Manulife has been awarded the “Challenge Cup – Overall Top Fund-raiser” by The Community Chest of Hong Kong (“the Chest”) for its contribution to the 2016/2017 Walk for Millions. With HK$1.07 million raised to help fund 24 of the Chest’s social-welfare agencies in providing family and child-welfare support, Manulife was also named a “Top fund-raiser for the Hong Kong and Kowloon Walk” and a winner of the “Highest Donation Increment Award”. 

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2017/06/08
Manulife introduces new critical illness plan ManuBright Care

Hong Kong (June 9, 2017) — Manulife in Hong Kong has launched a new critical illness (CI) plan ManuBright Care (the "Plan”), providing all-around CI protection to customers up to the age of 100, with coverage for 60 major and 44 early-stage CIs. The Plan also offers a “continuous care benefits” feature, giving extended protection to customers with additional coverage for cancer, heart attack and stroke after the first claim for any major CI. 

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2017/05/25
Manulife CEO Donald Guloien announces his intention to retire as of Sept. 30; Roy Gori to succeed Guloien as CEO on Oct. 1

Toronto (May 25, 2017) – Manulife today announced that Donald Guloien, President and Chief Executive Officer, has made the decision to retire as of September 30, and that Roy Gori, who will become Manulife’s President on June 5, will succeed Mr. Guloien as CEO and join Manulife’s Board of Directors, effective October 1.

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2017/05/04
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong results for the first quarter of 2017

Hong Kong (May 4, 2017) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong (“Manulife Hong Kong”) today reported strong results for the first quarter of 2017.

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2017/05/03
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (May 3, 2017) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.205 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after June 19, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2017. 

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2017/05/03
Manulife Financial Corporation announces first quarter results

Toronto (May 3, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,350 million for the first quarter of 2017, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.66 and return on common shareholders’ equity (“ROE”) of 13.7%, compared with $1,045 million, $0.51, and 10.8%, respectively, for the first quarter of 2016.

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2017/04/28
Manulife renews sponsorship of Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong (April 28, 2017) — Manulife has renewed its sponsorship for the Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities (MCCSLD) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), pledging a further HK$2.65 million to continue the Company's 18-year-long commitment to helping children with specific learning disabilities (SLD). 

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2017/04/03
Manulife announces 17 senior agency promotions

Hong Kong (April 3, 2017) – Some 17 agency leaders have been promoted by Manulife in Hong Kong in recognition of their outstanding performance and contribution to the professionalism and customer-centricity of its sales force.

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2017/03/29
Manulife appoints Roy Gori as President

Toronto (March 29, 2017) – Manulife today announced that Roy Gori, currently Senior Executive Vice President and General Manager of Manulife’s Asia Division, has been appointed the company’s President, effective June 5.

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2017/03/28
Manulife promotes Ivan Chan to Vice President and Head of Business Development, Distribution Operations, Hong Kong

Hong Kong (March 28, 2017) — Manulife in Hong Kong has announced the promotion of Ivan Chan to Vice President and Head of Business Development, Distribution Operations, Hong Kong.

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2017/02/24
Manulife Financial Corporation Completes U.S. Public Offering of Subordinated Notes

Toronto (February 24, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation has completed today its previously announced public offering in the United States of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.061% subordinated notes due 2032.                                                            

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2017/02/22
Manulife Financial Corporation Prices U.S. Public Offering of Subordinated Notes

Toronto (February 21, 2017) – Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC) (the “Company”) today announced that it has priced a public offering in the United States of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.061% subordinated notes due 2032 (the “Notes”) at a public offering price of 100%. The Notes are anticipated to qualify as Tier 2 regulatory capital of the Company.

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2017/02/13
Manulife Motivates Customers to MOVE with Apple Watch

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. 

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2017/02/09
Manulife Financial Corporation increases dividend

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.

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2017/02/09
Manulife Financial Corporation announces fourth quarter results

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.

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2017/02/09
Manulife Hong Kong delivers strong results for fourth quarter and full-year 2016

Hong Kong (February 9, 2017) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong reported strong growth and delivered a number of new records in the fourth quarter and full-year 2016. 

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2017/01/24
Millennials Favour Hong Kong Property Amidst Rate Hike Anticipation, Risking Their Financial Future: Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI)

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.

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2017/01/13
Manulifers on the move in Walk for Millions

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. 

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2016/11/28
China’s first foreign insurance joint venture reaches 20 years Manulife-Sinochem relationship continues to show strong results

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.

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2016/11/28
Manulife announces USD Senior Notes Private Placement

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. 

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2016/11/25
Manulife Hong Kong’s Isabella Lau named “Marketer of the Year” as ManulifeMOVE takes home more accolades at the HKMA/TVB Awards

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.

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2016/11/22
Manulife Financial Corporation completes Preferred Share offering

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.

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2016/11/17
Triple triumph for Manulife Hong Kong at The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2016

Hong Kong (November 17, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited (“Manulife Hong Kong”) has clinched three prestigious prizes at The Hong Kong Insurance Awards 2016 — namely the “Most Innovative Product/Service — Life Insurance (Health) Award”, “Outstanding MPF/Employees' Benefit Product/Service Award” and “Outstanding Online Platform — Life Insurance Award”.

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2016/11/16
Manulife and Standard Chartered establish 15-year exclusive MPF distribution partnership to serve the retirement needs of Hong Kong

Hong Kong (November 16, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited today jointly hosted a ceremony to celebrate the beginning of their 15-year distribution partnership, which came into effect on November 1, 2016. The agreement will give Manulife the exclusive right to offer its Mandatory Provident Fund to Standard Chartered’s customers in Hong Kong.

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2016/11/14
Manulife Financial Corporation announces Preferred Share issue

Toronto (November 14, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced a Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 23 (“Series 23 Preferred Shares”). Manulife will issue 14 million Series 23 Preferred Shares priced at $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $350 million. 

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2016/11/14
Manulife Financial Corporation announces increase to Preferred Share issue

Toronto (November 14, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that as a result of strong investor demand for its previously announced Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 23, the size of the offering has been increased to 19 million shares. 

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2016/11/10
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (November 10, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.185 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after December 19, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 22, 2016. 

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2016/11/10
Manulife Financial Corporation announces third quarter results

Toronto (November 10, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,117 million for the third quarter of 2016, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.55 and return on common shareholders’ equity of 11.1%, compared with $622 million, $0.30, and 6.5%, respectively, for the third quarter of 2015.                                                                 

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2016/11/10
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong APE sales for the third quarter and first nine months of 2016

Hong Kong (November 10, 2016) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong  (“Manulife Hong Kong”) reported financial results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2016, marked by significant growth in annualized premium equivalent (APE) sales.

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2016/11/03
Manulife celebrates a decade of financial-planning excellence as it wins “Company for Financial Planning Excellence of the Year” for 10 years running

Hong Kong (November 3, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited has moved into double figures with its 10th straight win as “Company for Financial Planning Excellence of the Year” (Insurance Sector) at the SCMP/IFPHK Financial Planner Awards 2016. Manulife has dominated this sector since its introduction in 2007, not only by winning it every year but also by having the most individual awardees. 

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2016/10/14
Manulife promotes Wilton Kee to Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Individual Financial Products, Hong Kong

Hong Kong (October 14, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited has announced the promotion of Wilton Kee to Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Individual Financial Products, Hong Kong.   

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2016/09/09
ManulifeMOVE Wins the Best Integrated Social Campaign at 2016 LIMRA LOMA Social Media Silver Bowl Awards

Hong Kong (September 9, 2016) — ManulifeMOVE has scored another accolade by winning the Best Integrated Social Campaign title at the 2016 LIMRA LOMA Social Media Silver Bowl Awards. This coveted award recognizes Manulife Hong Kong’s success of its social media strategy in promoting ManulifeMOVE — a unique insurance concept that rewards members for being healthier and more active through the offering of discounted premiums.

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2016/08/19
Manulife’s Agassi Wang named “Insurance Agent of the Year” at Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards 2016

Hong Kong (August 19, 2016) – Manulife (International) Limited announced that Agassi Wang, Senior Regional Director at its agency force, has been named “Insurance Agent of the Year” at the inaugural Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards. The Award recognizes Ms. Wang for her outstanding performance track record and expert knowledge, for placing the interests of clients first and for her service to the industry.

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2016/08/04
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (August 4, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.185 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after September 19, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2016. 

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2016/08/04
Manulife Financial Corporation announces second quarter results

Toronto (August 4, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $704 million for the second quarter of 2016, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.34 and return on common shareholders’ equity of 7.1%, compared with $600 million, $0.29, and 6.4%, respectively, for the second quarter of 2015. 

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2016/08/04
Manulife Hong Kong reports strong APE sales for second quarter and first half of 2016

Hong Kong (August 4, 2016) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong reported financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2016, marked by strong growth in annualized premium equivalent (APE) sales.

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2016/07/29
Manulife promotes Luzia Hung to Senior Vice President, Head of Employee Benefits for Hong Kong

Hong Kong (July 29, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited has announced the promotion of Luzia Hung to Senior Vice President, Head of Employee Benefits for Hong Kong. Ms. Hung will also retain her responsibilities as the Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited. 

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2016/07/27
Manulife and QBE enter into an Exclusive Distribution Agreement

Hong Kong (July 27, 2016) – Manulife (International) Limited (“Manulife”) and QBE Hongkong & Shanghai Insurance Limited (“QBE”) have entered into an Exclusive Distribution Agreement. From August 1, 2016 and subject to the terms of the Agreement, Manulife exclusively appoints QBE as supplier of general insurance products in Hong Kong for distribution through Manulife’s agents  to its customers. These products cover travel, motor, home and employee compensation insurance, and will complement Manulife’s comprehensive life, pensions and wealth management products. 

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2016/07/25
Manulife Hong Kong wins Trusted Brands Award for 13th time in a row

Hong Kong (July 25, 2016) — Manulife Hong Kong has clinched its 13th consecutive Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Award in the insurance category, as well as coming first for the fifth time in the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) category. It has also been handed Next Magazine’s Top Service Award in the MPF category.

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2016/07/05
Manulife Hong Kong sponsors mega wellness festival - “IRIS: Your Escape”

Hong Kong (July 5, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited (“Manulife Hong Kong”) has sponsored one of Hong Kong’s leading wellness festivals, “IRIS: Your Escape”, as part of the company’s drive in raising awareness of the importance of health and wellness. 

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2017/06/23
Manulife completes USD Senior Notes offering in Taiwan

TORONTO (June 23, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously announced offering in Taiwan of U.S.$1 billion principal amount of 4.70% senior notes due June 23, 2046.

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2016/06/07
Manulife announces USD Senior Notes issue in Taiwan

TORONTO (June 7, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation announced today that it has priced an offering in Taiwan of U.S.$1 billion principal amount of 4.70% senior notes due June 23, 2046. 

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2016/05/25
Manulife completes Singapore dollar Subordinated Notes issue

TORONTO (May 25, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously announced offering in Singapore of 500 million Singapore dollars principal amount of 3.85% subordinated notes due May 25, 2026. 

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2016/05/16
Manulife announces Singapore dollar Subordinated Notes issue

TORONTO (May 16, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation (“MFC”) announced today that it has priced an offering in Singapore of 500 million Singapore dollars principal amount of 3.85% subordinated notes due May 25, 2026. 

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2016/05/09
ManulifeMOVE Wins Silver in the Best Use of Apps Category at MARKies Awards 2016

Hong Kong (May 9, 2016) — ManulifeMOVE has won a Silver Award in the Best Use of Apps category at the MARKies Awards 2016. Launched by Manulife Hong Kong in August 2015, ManulifeMOVE is a unique insurance concept that rewards members for being healthier and more active by offering discounted premiums.                  

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2016/05/05
Manulife Financial Corporation declares dividends

Toronto (May 5, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders’ dividend of $0.185 per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after June 20, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 17, 2016.   

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2016/05/05
Manulife Financial Corporation announces first quarter results

Toronto (May 5, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $1,045 million for the first quarter of 2016, fully diluted earnings per common share of $0.51 and return on common shareholders’ equity of 10.8%. 

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2016/05/05
Manulife Hong Kong delivers strong results in the first quarter of 2016

Hong Kong (May 5, 2016) – The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong today reported strong results for the first quarter of 2016. 

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2016/04/19
Manulife introduces new critical illness plan ManuSilver Care

Hong Kong (April 19, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited has launched ManuSilver Care (the “Plan”), a critical illness insurance plan tailored for seniors. The Plan provides protection against cancer and two common degenerative diseases, namely dementia and Parkinson’s disease. 

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2016/04/07
Manulife Wins Asia-Pacific Excellence Award for Innovative ManulifeMOVE Program

Hong Kong (April 7, 2016) — Manulife topped the Finance category of the inaugural Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards 2015 (“Excellence Awards”) for its highly successful communications campaign for ManulifeMOVE (“MOVE”), a unique insurance concept first launched in Hong Kong rewarding customers with discounted premiums and a range of consumer benefits for living more healthily and being more active.

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2016/03/23
Manulife Announces 14 Senior Agency Promotions

Hong Kong (March 23, 2016) — Some 14 agency leaders have been promoted by Manulife (International) Limited in recognition of their outstanding performance and contribution to the professionalism and customer-centricity of its sales force.

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2016/03/22
Manulife Hong Kong Announces Appointment of Chief Information Officer

Hong Kong (March 22, 2016) — Manulife (International) Limited announces that Mark Van den Broek has been appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Manulife Hong Kong.

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2016/03/04
Manulife Financial Corporation Completes U.S. Public Offering of Senior Notes

Toronto (March 4, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its previously announced offering of U.S.$1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of two series of its senior notes consisting of U.S.$1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.150% senior notes due 2026 and U.S.$750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2046.  

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2016/03/01
Manulife Financial Corporation announces exercise of Over-Allotment Option on Preferred Share offering

Toronto (March 1, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that, in connection with its recently announced offering of 16 million Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 21, the underwriters have exercised their option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) to purchase an additional 1 million Series 21 Preferred Shares at a price of $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $25 million, increasing the total size of the offering to $425 million. 

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2016/03/01
Manulife Financial Corporation Prices U.S. Public Offering of Senior Notes

Toronto (March 1, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC) today announced that it has priced a public offering in the United States of U.S.$1.75 billion aggregate principal amount of two series of its senior notes consisting of U.S.$1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of 4.150% senior notes due 2026 and U.S.$750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2046.

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2016/02/25
Manulife Financial Corporation completes Preferred Share offering

Toronto (February 25, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that it has completed its offering of 16 million Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 21 at a price of $25 per share to raise gross proceeds of $400 million.

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2016/02/16
Manulife Financial Corporation announces Preferred Share issue

Toronto (February 16, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced a Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 21 (“Series 21 Preferred Shares”).

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2016/02/16
Manulife Financial Corporation announces increase to Preferred Share issue

Toronto (February 16, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced that as a result of strong investor demand for its previously announced Canadian public offering of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 21, the size of the offering has been increased to 16 million shares.

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2016/02/11
Manulife Financial Corporation increases dividend

Toronto (February 11, 2016) - Manulife Financial Corporation’s Board of Directors today announced an increase of 9% or 1.5 cents per share to its quarterly shareholders’ dividend resulting in a dividend of 18.5 cents per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation, payable on and after March 21, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 24, 2016.       

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2016/02/11
Manulife Financial Corporation announces fourth quarter results

Toronto (February 11, 2016) – Manulife Financial Corporation today announced net income attributed to shareholders of $246 million for the fourth quarter of 2015 and $2,191 million for the full year of 2015. This compares to $640 million and $3,501 million for the corresponding periods in 2014. 

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2016/02/11
Manulife Hong Kong delivers strong results for fourth quarter and full-year 2015

Hong Kong (February 11, 2016) –The Manulife group of companies operating in Hong Kong reported strong growth and delivered a number of new records in the fourth quarter and full-year 2015. 

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2016/02/01
Manulife announces senior appointments in Hong Kong and Mainland China

Hong Kong (February 1, 2016) — Manulife has announced new appointments to its Greater China management team in Asia, including senior leadership changes in its Hong Kong operations and its life insurance joint venture in China.

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2016/01/29
Manulife in 21st Walk for Millions to support Hong Kong Community Chest

Hong Kong (January 29, 2016) — About 3,000 Manulifers turned out this year to Walk for Millions — the 21st time they have shown their active support for this annual event to help raise money for 24 social-welfare agencies under the umbrella of the Hong Kong Community Chest that provide family and child welfare services.

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2016/01/28
Post-80s generation in Hong Kong are falling into debt and failing to manage their long term finances, Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) shows

Hong Kong (January 28, 2016) – The latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index (MISI) survey shows that a quarter of Hong Kong investors born in the 1980s – or post-80s aged under 35 – are in debt and do not have an effective plan for managing their finances long term.

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2016/01/13
Manulife Expands Innovative ManulifeMOVE Program to Include Extra Cancer Treatment Benefit and Other Rewards

Hong Kong (January 13, 2016) – Manulife today announced an expansion of its popular ManulifeMOVE (MOVE) program, a unique insurance concept for Hong Kong consumers that rewards customers for being healthier and more active by offering discounted premiums and a range of consumer benefits. 

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2016/01/05
DBS and Manulife officially launch 15-year regional life bancassurance partnership

Hong Kong (January 5, 2016) — DBS Bank and Manulife Financial Asia Limited are pleased to announce the official launch of their 15-year regional distribution agreement covering Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Indonesia. 

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