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    For Immediate Release / Hong Kong /

    Manulife Hong Kong garners half-a-dozen accolades at the Bloomberg Businessweek Financial Institution Awards 2018

    Hong Kong – Manulife Hong Kong scooped a total of six awards at the Financial Institution Awards 2018 (“Awards”) by earning the Excellence award in three categories, namely Saving Plan, Retirement Plan, and Life Insurance, and the Outstanding award in the categories of Critical Illness, Health and Protection and Medical Care.

    Organized by Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition, the Awards aim at recognizing the contribution of companies with outstanding performance and further enhancing the competitiveness and credibility of winning financial institutions.

    Guy Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Manulife Hong Kong, said: “It was a tremendous pleasure to receive such a prestigious set of awards. It reaffirms our commitment to simplicity, exemplifies our customer-first spirit and confirms our product innovation capability and the diversity of our product offerings.”

    The six accolades Manulife Hong Kong received are:

    Category Product Award
    Saving Plan Investment-linked product Excellence
    Retirement Plan Investment-linked product Excellence
    Life Insurance Whole-in-one Prime Excellence
    Critical Illness ManuBright Care Outstanding
    Health and Protection ManuShine Healthcare Series Outstanding
    Medical Care ManuGuard Medical Plan/Benefit Outstanding

    Winners were selected based on key elements including market performance, growth, development and business strategy during the year of assessment by a panel of judges comprised of economists, scholars, financial analysts, accountants and Bloomberg Businessweek/Chinese Edition editorial board.

    “As we pride ourselves on offering a diverse range of protection and wealth products to our customers, we will continue to excel in this field and bolster our competitive strengths, while standing by our customers and helping to make their decisions easier and lives better on their retirement journeys,” Mr. Mills concluded.

    About Manulife Hong Kong
    Manulife Hong Kong offers a diverse range of protection and wealth products and services to individual and corporate customers via Manulife (International) Limited, Manulife Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited, which are members of the Manulife group of companies. 

    About Manulife
    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2017, we had about 35,000 employees, 73,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 26 million customers. As of March 31, 2018, we had over C$1.1 trillion (HK$6.7 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made C$26.9 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

     

    Media Contact:
    Jacqueline Kam / Steve Lee
    Manulife (International) Limited
    Tel: (852) 2202 1284 / 2919 3159
    Jacqueline_tm_kam@manulife.com / Steve_th_lee@manulife.com