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TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2011 /CNW/ - Manulife Strategic Income Opportunities
Fund (TSX: MSO.UN) (the "Fund") announced today that a monthly cash
distribution in the amount of $0.05417 per Unit of the Fund will be
paid on December 15, 2011 to unitholders of record as November 30,
A unitholder who has continually held units since inception will have
received a total of $0.27085 per unit as of the payment date.
About Manulife Investments
Manulife Investments is the brand name describing certain Canadian
subsidiaries and operating divisions of Manulife Financial Corporation
that offer personal wealth management products and services in Canada.
As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers,
Manulife Investments offers a variety of products and services
including segregated fund contracts, mutual funds, annuities,
guaranteed interest contracts and structured products. Manulife
Structured Products are managed by Manulife Asset Management Limited.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group
operating in 21 countries and territories worldwide. For more than 120
years, clients have looked 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 provide asset
management services to institutional customers worldwide as well as
reinsurance solutions, specializing in property and casualty
retrocession. Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its
subsidiaries were C$492billion (US$473 billion) as at September 30,
2011. 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
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