New Financing Arrangements, Agreements, Products, Senior Notes Pricing and Campaigns - Research Report on MetLife, Prudential

  New Financing Arrangements, Agreements, Products, Senior Notes Pricing and
    Campaigns - Research Report on MetLife, Prudential Financial, Lincoln
             National, Genworth Financial, and Manulife Financial

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NEW YORK, August 20, 2013

NEW YORK, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting MetLife,
Inc. (NYSE: MET), Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Lincoln National
Corp. (NYSE: LNC), Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW), and Manulife Financial
Corporation (NYSE: MFC). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

MetLife, Inc. Research Report

On August 5, 2013, MetLife, Inc. (MetLife) together with SunTrust Banks, Inc.
(SunTrust) announced that SunTrust will finance commercial real estate
mortgages originated and managed by MetLife Real Estate Investors. Steven J.
Goulart, Executive Vice President and CEO of MetLife, said, "We welcome
SunTrust as a client and partner as it brings strong regional and national
expertise that complements our long-standing real estate investment heritage.
This unique partnership supports our larger strategy to provide innovative and
reliable investment vehicles to our clients." The Company stated that the
agreement for MetLife's newly created investment management platform is
structured over three years with a possible overall investment from SunTrust
of up to $5 billion (subject to approval of each loan), and reinforces
SunTrust's commitment to commercial real estate. The Full Research Report on
MetLife, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/afa1_MET]

Prudential Financial, Inc. Research Report

On August 15, 2013, Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential Financial) and Bank
Simpanan Nasional (BSN) announced that they have reached an agreement for
Prudential's U.S. insurance company, The Prudential Insurance Company of
America (PICA) and BSN to purchase 100% of Uni.Asia Life Assurance Berhad's
(UAL) issued and paid-up ordinary share capital from Uni.Asia Capital Sdn Bhd.
PICA and BSN will pay a total cash consideration of (Malaysian Ringgit) RM518
million or c.$160 million for the UAL shares. On the same day, the Company
also declared quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share of common stock, payable
on September 19, 2013, to shareholders of record as of August 27, 2013. The
Full Research Report on Prudential Financial, Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/de80_PRU]

Lincoln National Corp. Research Report

On August 13, 2013, Lincoln National Corp. (Lincoln National) announced the
launch of its next generation Lincoln SVUL ^ONE (2013), a survivorship
variable universal life insurance product which combines a guaranteed lifetime
death benefit with the freedom to pursue market-driven growth potential that
can help meet future liquidity needs. Michael Burns, Senior Vice President,
Life Solutions, said: "Lincoln focuses on continually providing a diverse mix
of solutions to help advisors meet their clients' specific needs, and keep
financial plans on track in any market environment. As the latest example, our
enhanced SVUL^ONE helps strengthen the position of advisors working with
clients insuring two lives in the process of building a financial legacy,
providing financial flexibility, and meeting a variety of financial planning
needs ranging from estate tax funding to wealth transfer." The Full Research
Report on Lincoln National Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/92ca_LNC]

Genworth Financial Inc. Research Report

On August 5, 2013, Genworth Holdings, Inc. (Genworth Holdings), a direct
subsidiary of Genworth Financial Inc. (Genworth Financial), announced that it
has priced a public offering of 10-year senior notes in an aggregate principal
amount of $400 million, with an interest rate of 4.90% per year. The Company
mentioned that it intends to use the net proceeds from this offering together
with cash on hand at Genworth Holdings, to redeem at least a majority of the
outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 4.95% senior notes due 2015, and
to pay related premium and accrued interest on such notes and the remainder,
for general corporate purposes, which may include, redemption or repurchase of
debt including additional senior notes due 2015. The Full Research Report on
Genworth Financial Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0cc4_GNW]

Manulife Financial Corporation Research Report

On August 15, 2013, Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife Financial)
announced that Manulife Hong Kong has launched a multi-channel,
consumer-oriented campaign to encourage Hongkongers to re-think how prepared
they are for retirement. According to Manulife Financial, the campaign titled,
"RetireSimple" is developed around the concept, "A life that's simple now
won't be simple when you retire." Commenting on the launch, Michael Huddart,
Manulife's Executive Vice President and General Manager, Greater China, said,
"Manulife will help our customers understand the realities of retirement and
help them achieve their goals through utilizing our wide range of personalized
financial solutions covering pensions, protection, wealth accumulation and
retirement income so that they can achieve financial independence." The Full
Research Report on Manulife Financial Corporation - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4d24_MFC]

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