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October 06, 2015 8:41 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund

Company Overview

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by John Hancock Funds, LLC. It is co-managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and John Hancock Asset Management. The fund invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across the financial services sector. The fund invests in companies across all market capitalizations. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the S&P Composite 1500 Banks Index. The fund was formerly known as John Hancock Bank and Thrift Opportunity Fund. John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund was formed on August 23, 1994 and is domiciled in the United States.

601 Congress Street

Boston, MA 02210-2805

United States

Founded in 1994

Key Executives for John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund

President And Chief Executive Officer
Age: 44
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President and Secretary
Age: 60
Age: 50
Portfolio Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Key Developments

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter Ended July 31, 2015

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund reported earnings results for the third quarter ended July 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net investment income of $2,528,087 or $0.136 per common share compared to $1,429,687 or $0.077 per common share a year ago. Net asset value as at July 31, 2015 was $26.81 compared to $24.05 a year ago.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Increase in Quarterly Distribution Payable on September 30, 2015

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund declared increased quarterly distribution of $0.3701 per share payable on September 30, 2015 with the record date of September 11, 2015 and the ex-date is September 9, 2015.

John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund Declares Quarterly Distribution, Payable on June 30, 2015

John Hancock Investments - John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund declared quarterly distribution of $0.2961 per share. The dividend will be payable on June 30, 2015 to the shareholders on recorded on June 11, 2015 with an ex-date of June 9, 2015.

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