Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (TSX: MFR.UN) Closes Over-Allotment Option

Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (TSX: MFR.UN) Closes Over-Allotment 
TORONTO, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments is pleased to announce that 
Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (the "Fund") has completed the 
issuance of 3,335,000 Class A Units for gross proceeds of $33.35 million. This 
issuance was pursuant to the exercise of the over-allotment option granted to 
the agents in connection with the Fund's recently completed initial public 
offering. With the exercise of the over-allotment option, total gross proceeds 
raised by the Fund are approximately $283.35 million. Class A Units are listed 
on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol MFR.UN. 
The offering was conducted by a syndicate of Agents led by RBC Capital 
Markets, CIBC and Scotiabank and included BMO Capital Markets, Manulife 
Securities Incorporated, National Bank Financial Inc., TD Securities Inc., 
Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P., Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., 
Raymond James Ltd., Desjardins Securities Inc. and Mackie Research Capital 
The Class A Units have not been and will not be registered under the United 
States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or the 
securities laws of any state of the United States, and may not be offered or 
sold, directly or indirectly, in the United States (as defined in Regulation S 
under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act 
and applicable securities laws of any state of the United States or in 
reliance on an exemption from such registration requirements. This news 
release does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to 
buy any of the Fund's securities set out herein in the United States. 
Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking 
statements, including, but not limited to, those identified by the expressions 
"expect", "intend", "will" and similar expressions to the extent they relate 
to the Fund, the Manager and/or the Advisor. The forward-looking statements 
are not historical facts but reflect the Fund's, the Manager's, and/or the 
Advisor's current expectations regarding future results or events. These 
forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties 
that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current 
expectations. Although the Fund, the Manager, and/or the Advisor believes that 
the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, 
forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, 
accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such 
statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. The Fund, the Manager 
and/or the Advisor undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise 
revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new 
information, future events or other such factors which affect this 
information, except as required by law. 
About Manulife Investments Manulife Investments is the brand name describing 
certain Canadian subsidiaries and operating divisions of Manulife Financial 
Corporation that offer personal wealth management products and services in 
Canada. As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers, 
Manulife Investments offers a variety of products and services including 
segregated fund contracts, mutual funds, annuities and guaranteed interest 
About Manulife Asset Management  Manulife Asset Management is the global asset 
management arm of Manulife Financial. Manulife Asset Management provides 
comprehensive asset management solutions for institutional investors and 
investment funds in key markets around the world. Manulife Asset Management 
also provides investment management services to affiliates' retail clients 
through product offerings of Manulife and John Hancock. This investment 
expertise extends across a broad range of asset classes including equity, 
fixed income and alternative investments such as real estate, timber, 
farmland, as well as asset allocation strategies. Manulife Asset Management 
has investment presence in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, 
Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia 
and the Philippines. In addition, it has a joint venture asset management 
business in China, Manulife TEDA. It also has operations in Australia, New 
Zealand, Brazil and Uruguay. John Hancock Asset Management, Hancock Natural 
Resource Group and Declaration Management and Research are units of Manulife 
Asset Management. As at March 31, 2013, assets under management were C$252 
billion. Additional information about Manulife Asset Management can be found 
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$555 billion (US$547 billion) as at March 31, 2013. 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 
Beth McGoldrick, Manulife Investments, 1-617-663-4751,; Brian Carmichael, Manulife Investments, 
SOURCE: Manulife Mutual Funds 
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