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TORONTO, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments announced today the following changes to Manulife Global Infrastructure Fund and Manulife Global Infrastructure Class (the "Funds"). The Funds are sub advised by Brookfield Public Securities Group LLC ("Brookfield PSG", formerly known as Brookfield Investment Management Inc.):
- Craig Noble has been promoted to CEO, Alternative Investments at Brookfield Asset Management ("Brookfield") and will step down as portfolio manager of the Funds prior to the end of the third quarter.
- Effective immediately, Tom Miller has been promoted as co-portfolio manager of the Funds.
- Leonardo Anguiano will continue in his role as co-portfolio manager of the Funds.
Craig Noble's new role at Brookfield will include oversight of the broader alternative investments business of Brookfield. This expanded role will allow him to continue to oversee Brookfield PSG. He will also stay involved in the infrastructure investment process from an Investment Committee perspective, providing the same macro support that he has provided for the past several years.
Tom Miller has 9 years of industry experience and is a Director on Brookfield PSG's Infrastructure Securities team. Tom has been a co-portfolio manager on other infrastructure strategies at Brookfield PSG for the past several years. Before focusing on his portfolio manager duties, he was responsible for covering North American infrastructure securities focusing on MLPs and the Energy Infrastructure sector. Prior to joining the firm in 2013, he worked at FactSet. Tom holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University.
Leonardo Anguiano has 21 years of experience and is a portfolio manager on Brookfield PSG's Infrastructure Securities team. Before focusing on his portfolio manager duties, he was responsible for covering European infrastructure securities focusing on the Water, Transportation and Energy Infrastructure sectors. Leonardo's past experience includes both direct and listed infrastructure investing. He earned a Master of Philosophy degree from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the London School of Economics.
About Manulife Investments
Manulife Investments, a division of Manulife Asset Management Limited, builds on 125 years of Manulife's wealth and investment management expertise in managing assets for Canadian investors. As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers, Manulife Investments and its affiliates offer a variety of products and services including exchange traded funds, segregated fund contracts, mutual funds and guaranteed interest contracts.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily 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 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are 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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