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TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund
(the "Fund") (TSX:MFR.UN) announced today that a monthly cash
distribution in the amount of C$0.05625 per Class A Unit of the Fund
and US$0.05625 per Class U Unit of the Fund, will be paid on May 15,
2015 to unitholders of record as of April 30, 2015.
A unitholder who has continually held units since inception will have
received a total of C$1.58565 per Class A Unit and US$1.61211 per Class
U Unit as of the payment date.
Also announced today, the Fund's anticipated monthly cash distribution
for the 12-month period starting June 1, 2015 will be C$0.05625 per
Class A Unit (or C$0.675 per annum) or US$0.05625 per Class U Unit (or
US$0.675 per annum).
The Fund determines annually its anticipated monthly distribution target
for the following year. The distribution rate for June 1, 2015 to May
31, 2016 was determined based upon prevailing market conditions and the
Manager's estimate of distributable cash flow for the next 12 months.
This represents an annual yield of 7.22% for Class A Units, based on a
market price of $9.35 per unit on March 31, 2015.
For more information, please contact Manulife Customer Service at
About Manulife Investments
Manulife Investments, a division of Manulife Asset Management Limited,
builds on 125 years of Manulife Financial's wealth and investment
management expertise in managing assets for Canadian investors. 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 and guaranteed
About Manulife Asset Management
Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of
Manulife, providing comprehensive asset management solutions for
institutional investors and investment funds in key markets around the
world. This investment expertise extends across a broad range of public
and private asset classes, as well as asset allocation solutions. As at
December 31, 2014, assets under management for Manulife Asset
Management were approximately C$321 billion (US$277 billion).
Additional information about Manulife Asset Management may be found at ManulifeAM.com.
Manulife is a leading Canada-based financial services group with
principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. We operate
as John Hancock in the U.S. and as Manulife in other parts of the
world. We provide strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking
solutions for our customers' 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 also provide asset management services to
institutional customers. Assets under management by Manulife and its
subsidiaries were approximately C$691 billion (US$596 billion) as at
December 31, 2014.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife can be found on the Internet at manulife.com
SOURCE Manulife Financial Corporation
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