About Manulife Financial Corporation

Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife) is a leading international financial services group that traces its roots and investment management experience back to the 1800s. As at 31 December 2018, assets under management and administration were over C$1.1 trillion (US$794 billion).

Investment capabilities

Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife. We provide comprehensive asset management solutions for pension plans, foundations, endowments, financial institutions and other institutional investors worldwide, as well as wealth management and retirement products. Our investment expertise extends across a broad range of asset classes, including equity, fixed income and private investments, as well as asset allocation strategies. Assets under management were approximately US$364 billion1 as at 31 December 2018.

We are uniquely placed with our private assets capabilities with approximately US$93.35 billion2 as of 31 December 2018 in private assets across 8 strategies including timberland, farmland, renewable energy, oil & gas, private equity & mezzanine, private placement debts, commercial mortgage loans, and real estate. Specifically, Manulife Asset Management is the world’s largest timberland investment manager for institutional investors.

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1. Information shown represents advised and sub-advised, public and private assets as of December 31, 2018 managed by Manulife Asset Management (Manulife AM) and certain of its affiliates on behalf of Manulife AM, its clients, and the general accounts of the insurance company affiliates of Manulife AM. Manulife AM assets under management include assets of Manulife TEDA Fund Management Company Ltd.'s 49% joint venture ownership structure. The methodologies used to compile the total assets under management are subject to change.

2. This includes assets managed for Manulife’s general fund and external clients.

Worldwide reach

We have operations in 17 countries and territories. Offices with full investment capabilities are located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and in Asia, including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. In addition, Manulife Asset Management has a joint venture asset management business in China, Manulife TEDA. Singapore is one of the key hubs in Asia.

Manulife Asset Management in Singapore

Manulife Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. was incorporated in 2007 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife. With Singapore being a hub for wealth management in Asia, our principal function is to provide investment management and related services to Manulife Singapore, including the management of the General Accounts, and develop and deliver solutions to institutions, retail and high net-worth clients.

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