Manulife Financial Corporation operates as a financial services company with principal operations in Asia, Canada, and the United States. The company offers its clients a range of financial protection and wealth management products and services. It offers personal and corporate products to various customers across its three operating divisions: Asia, Canada, and the United States. Divisions Asia This division provides financial protection and wealth management products. The company has operations in Hong Kong, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Macau, and Cambodia. The company offers a portfolio of products and services, including life and health insurance, annuities, mutual funds, and retirement solutions that cater to the needs of individuals and corporate customers through a multi-channel network. It has approximately 57,800 contracted agents selling the company’s products and has expanded its distribution capabilities to include approximately 100 bank partnerships and approximately 500 dealers, independent agents and brokers. Canada This division offers a portfolio of protection, estate planning, investment, and banking solutions through an independent distribution network. The company’s Individual Insurance business offers a portfolio of insurance products, including universal, whole and term life, as well as living benefits insurance, designed to meet the protection, estate, and retirement planning needs of middle- and upper-income customers. Manulife Investments offers a range of investment products and services that span the investor spectrum, from those just starting to build their financial portfolio to individuals and families with complex retirement and estate planning needs, while Manulife Private Wealth provides personalized investment management, private banking, and estate solutions to affluent clients. Manulife Bank offers flexible debt and cash flow management solutions as part of their financial plan. The company also provides group life, health, disability and retirement solutions to the Canadian employers; approximately 20,000 Canadian businesses and organizations entrust their employee benefit programs to the company’s Group Benefits. Life, health and specialty products, such as travel insurance, are also offered through alternative distribution channels, including sponsor groups and associations, as well as direct-to-customer marketing. The United States This division operates under the John Hancock brand. The company focuses on providing financial solutions at every stage of its clients’ lives. The company’s product suite includes life insurance, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, long-term care (LTC) insurance, and annuities. The company distributes its products primarily through affiliated and non-affiliated licensed financial advisors. John Hancock Insurance offers a portfolio of insurance products, including universal, variable, whole, and term life insurance designed to provide estate, business, income protection and retirement solutions for high net worth and emerging affluent markets. The company also provides LTC Insurance, which is designed to cover the cost of long-term services and support, including personal and custodial care in various settings, such as the home, a community organization, or other facility in the event of an illness, accident, or through the normal effects of aging. U.S. Wealth Management offers a range of products and services focused on individuals and business markets, as well as institutional oriented products for employee benefit plan funding solutions. John Hancock Retirement Plan Services provides 401(k) plans to small and medium-sized businesses. John Hancock Investments offers various mutual funds and 529 College Savings plans. The company also manages an in-force block of fixed deferred, variable deferred and payout annuity products. Signator Investors, Inc. is the company’s affiliated broker/dealer and includes a national network of independent firms with approximately 1,500 registered representatives. Investment This division manages the company’s general fund assets, and through Manulife Asset Management (MAM), provides asset management solutions to institutional clients and investment funds, and investment management services to retail clients through Manulife and John Hancock product offerings. This division has expertise managing a range of investments, including public and private bonds, public and private equities, commercial mortgages, real estate, power and infrastructure, timberland, farmland, and oil and gas; and provides asset allocation solutions. This division has a physical presence in primary markets, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. In addition, MAM has a joint venture asset management business in China, Manulife TEDA Fund Management Company Ltd. The company operates from offices in 17 countries and territories, managing local and international investment products for its global client base. Strategy The company’s core strategy of providing customers with personalized financial solutions that enable them to confidently secure their own and their family’s financial future focuses on expanding its professional agency force and alternative distribution channel, building and expanding its portfolio of products in wealth and protection, building long-lasting customer relationships, as well as investing in its brand across Asia. History Manulife Financial Corporation was founded in 1887.
manulife financial corp
(MFC:Toronto Stock Exchange)
North Tower 10
200 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON M4W 1E5
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