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TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation's Board of
Directors today announced a quarterly shareholders' dividend of $0.13
per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial Corporation (the
"Company"), payable on and after December 19, 2013 to shareholders of
record at the close of business on November 19, 2013.
The Board also declared dividends on the following non-cumulative
preferred shares, payable on or after December 19, 2013 to shareholders
of record at the close of business on November 19, 2013.
• Class A Shares Series 1 - $0.25625 per share
• Class A Shares Series 2 - $0.29063 per share
• Class A Shares Series 3 - $0.28125 per share
• Class A Shares Series 4 - $0.4125 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 1 - $0.35 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 3 - $0.2625 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 5 - $0.275 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 7 - $0.2875 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 9 - $0.275 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 11 - $0.25 per share
• Class 1 Shares Series 13 - $0.2375 per share
In respect of the Company's December 19, 2013 common share dividend
payment date, the Board has decided that the Company will issue common
shares in connection with the reinvestment of dividends and optional
cash purchases pursuant to the Company's Canadian Dividend Reinvestment
and Share Purchase Plan and its U.S. Dividend Reinvestment and Share
Purchase Plan. The price of common shares purchased with reinvested
dividends will be reduced by a two (2%) per cent discount from the
market price, as determined pursuant to the applicable plan.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group
with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States.
Clients look to Manulife for strong, reliable, trustworthy and
forward-thinking solutions for their most significant financial
decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and
distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management
products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset
management services to institutional customers. Funds under management
by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were C$574.6 billion
(US$558.7 billion) as at September 30, 2013. The Company operates as
Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in
the United States.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the
Internet at manulife.com.
SOURCE: Manulife Financial Corporation
For further information:
Sean B. Pasternak