Manulife Financial to release fourth quarter financial results



    TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC; SEHK: 0945

    TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation will release its
fourth quarter and year end financial results on the morning of Thursday,
February 14, 2008 followed by a live webcast of the quarterly conference call
with analysts beginning at 2:00 p.m. (ET).
    The one-hour webcast will feature presentations by Dominic D'Alessandro,
President and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Rubenovitch, Senior Executive
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
    The presentation material to be referenced during the call will be posted
on the Manulife Financial website and available for download following the
release of the fourth quarter results. Both the presentation material and the
live audio webcast can be accessed at www.manulife.com/QuarterlyReports.
Archived recordings of the webcast will be available at the same address from
6:00 p.m. (ET) on February 14, 2008 until May 8, 2008.

    About Manulife Financial
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    Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group
serving millions of customers in 19 countries and territories worldwide.
Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily through John
Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients a diverse range of
financial protection products and wealth management services through its
extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Funds under
management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$399.0 billion
(US$400.5 billion) as at September 30, 2007.
    Manulife Financial is one of two publicly traded life insurance companies
in North America whose rated life insurance subsidiaries hold Standard &
Poor's Rating Services' highest "AAA" rating and Moody's Investor Services'
second highest "Aa1" rating, both representing financial strength.
    Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '0945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet
at www.manulife.com.





For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries: Laurie Lupton, (416) 852-7792,
laurie_lupton@manulife.com; Investor Relations: Amir Gorgi, 1-800-795-9767,
investor_relations@manulife.com


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