Manulife Financial files 2012 Audited Annual Financial Statements and Related MD&A

Manulife Financial files 2012 Audited Annual Financial Statements and Related
                                     MD&A

PR Newswire

TORONTO, March 15, 2013

TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945 



TORONTO, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Manulife Financial Corporation has
filed its 2012 audited annual financial statements for the year ended December
31, 2012 and related MD&A with securities regulators, including with the
Canadian Securities Administrators and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission on Form 40-F. This information is available on the Company's
website at manulife.com. Shareholders may also request a hard copy of this
information free of charge through the Company's website.

About Manulife Financial

Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with
principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to
Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for
their most significant financial decisions. Our international network of
employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and
wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also
provide asset management services to institutional customers. Funds under
management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$532 billion
(US$535 billion) as at December 31, 2012. The Company operates as Manulife
Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United
States.

Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and
under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at
manulife.com.







SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation

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Anique Asher
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anique_asher@manulife.com