March 15, 2019
TORONTO – Manulife's Management Information Circular and 2018 Annual Report are being mailed to shareholders and are now available for download at manulife.com.
The Management Information Circular contains information about the annual meeting of shareholders of Manulife Financial Corporation that is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 2, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, including information relating to the election of directors and the appointment of auditors.
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 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are 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.