Siskinds LLP announces investigation of Manulife Financial Corporation



    LONDON, ON, June 21 /CNW/ - The law firm of Siskinds LLP today announced
that, in March 2009, it commenced an investigation into the disclosures of
Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX: MFC; NYSE:   MFC) relating to the severe
risks arising from Manulife's variable annuity guarantee and segregated funds
business. This announcement follows Manulife's revelation on June 19, 2009
that it had received an enforcement notice from staff of the Ontario
Securities Commission relating to those disclosures.
    The objective of Siskinds' investigation is to determine whether a class
action should be commenced against Manulife to recover losses that investors
may have suffered as a result of those disclosures.
    Any investors who purchased securities of Manulife from January 26, 2004
to March 26, 2009 are encouraged to contact Scott Selig of Siskinds at (800)
461-6166 extension 7824, or at scott.selig@siskinds.com.




For further information:

For further information: Media inquiries should be directed to Dimitri
Lascaris at (800) 461-6166 extension 7844, or dimitri.lascaris@siskinds.com


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