TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC; SEHK: 0945
TORONTO, Jan. 2 /CNW/ - On December 31, 2007, The Manufacturers Life
Insurance Company completed the previously-announced redemption of its
3,420,905 outstanding 6.10% Non-Cumulative Class A Preferred Shares, Series 6
(CUSIP No. 564835502) at a price of $26.00 per preferred share. The preferred
shares are no longer available for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group
serving millions of customers in 19 countries and territories worldwide.
Operating as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia, and primarily through John
Hancock in the United States, the Company offers clients 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 Cdn$399.0 billion
(US$400.5 billion) as at September 30, 2007.
Manulife Financial is one of two publicly traded life insurance companies
in North America whose rated life insurance subsidiaries hold Standard &
Poor's Rating Services' highest "AAA" rating and Moody's Investor Services'
second highest "Aa1" rating, both representing financial strength.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE,
and under '0945' on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet
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