Manulife Financial to release fourth quarter financial results

TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Manulife Financial Corporation will release its fourth quarter and year end financial results on the morning of Thursday, February 11, 2010 followed by a live webcast of the quarterly conference call with analysts beginning at 2:00 p.m. (ET).

Scheduled speakers are Donald Guloien, President and Chief Executive Officer, John DesPrez III, Chief Operating Officer and Michael Bell, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Telephone Conference Call:

Please call in 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Local (Toronto): 416-340-2216

Toll free in North America: 1-866-898-9626

A replay of the call will be available beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET on Feb 11 through Feb 25 by dialing 1-800-408-3053 or 416-695-5800 (Pass Code: 3274828 followed by the number sign.)

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 and year end 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 11, 2010 until May 6, 2010.

    
    About Manulife Financial
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Manulife Financial is a Canadian-based financial services group serving millions of customers in 22 countries and territories worldwide. Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily through John Hancock in the United States, the Company offers customers 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 $437 billion (US$407 billion) as at September 30, 2009.

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 www.manulife.com.

SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation

For further information: For further information: Media inquiries: David Paterson, (416) 852-8899, david_paterson@manulife.com; Laurie Lupton, (416) 852-7792, laurie_lupton@manulife.com; Investor Relations: Amir Gorgi, (416) 852-8311, amir_gorgi@manulife.com


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