TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK: 945
TORONTO, March 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Manulife's Management Information Circular and 2016 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 4, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, including information relating to the election of Directors of the Company and the appointment of auditors.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people achieve their dreams and aspirations by putting customers' needs first and providing the right advice and solutions. We operate 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 2016, we had approximately 35,000 employees, 70,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving more than 22 million customers. At the end of 2016, we had $977 billion (US$728 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made almost $26 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States 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.
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For further information: Media Contact: Sean B. Pasternak, Manulife, 416-852-2745, firstname.lastname@example.org; Investor Relations: Robert Veloso, Manulife, 416-852-8982, email@example.com