Profile: Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.N)
Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC), incorporated on April 26, 1999, is a holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI), which is a life insurance company, and John Hancock Reassurance Company Ltd. (JHRECO), which is a reinsurance company. The Company operates as a financial services company with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. The Company's segments include Asia Division, Canadian Division, U.S. Division, and the Corporate and Other. The Company operates as Manulife in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. The product and service offerings under its Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions include Protection, Wealth and Asset Management, and Other Wealth. Its offerings under Protection include a range of individual life insurance and individual and group long-term care insurance.
Under Wealth and Asset Management, the Company offers pension contracts, and mutual fund products and services. These businesses also offer a range of retirement products to group benefit plans. Its offerings under Other Wealth include annuities, single premium and banking products. The Company, through its subsidiary, Manulife Bank of Canada, offers a range of deposit and credit products to customers in Canada. Annuity contracts provide non-guaranteed, partially guaranteed and fully guaranteed investment options through general and separate account products. Its products are distributed through multiple distribution channels, including insurance agents, brokers, banks, financial planners, pension plan sponsors, pension plan consultants and banks. The Corporate and Other segment includes external asset management business, Property and Casualty (P&C) Reinsurance Business, and run-off reinsurance operations, including variable annuities, and accident and health.
The Company's Asia Division is a provider of financial protection and wealth and asset management products in Asia. The segment has operations in Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, mainland China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Cambodia. The segment offers a range of products and services, including life and health insurance, annuities, mutual funds and retirement solutions that cater to the needs of individuals and corporate customers.
The Company's Canadian Division is a financial services organization in Canada. The segment offers a portfolio of protection, estate planning, investment and banking solutions through its distribution network. Its Individual Insurance business offers insurance solutions to middle- and upper-income individuals, families and business owners. Its products include universal life, term life, whole life and living benefits products. It also provides group life, health and disability insurance solutions to Canadian employers. Life, health and specialty products, such as travel insurance, are also offered through alternative distribution channels, including sponsor groups and associations, as well as direct-to-customer marketing. Its Wealth business offers a range of investment products and services. It offers flexible debt and cash flow management solutions as part of a customer's financial plan. It also provides group retirement solutions to over 9,000 Canadian employers, through defined contribution plans, deferred profit sharing plans, non-registered savings plans and employee share ownership plans.
The Company's U.S. Division operates under the John Hancock brand in the United States. Its product suite includes insurance and wealth management products, and is distributed through affiliated and non-affiliated licensed financial advisors. John Hancock Insurance (JH Insurance) offers a portfolio of insurance products, including universal, variable, whole, and term life insurance designed to provide estate, business, income protection and retirement solutions. It also provides long-term care (LTC) insurance, which is designed to cover the cost of long-term services and support, including personal and custodial care in a range of settings, such as the home, a community organization or other facility in the event of an illness, accident or through the normal effects of aging. John Hancock Wealth Management offers a range of products and services focused on individuals and business markets, as well as institutional oriented products. John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JH RPS) provides employer sponsored retirement plans for companies. John Hancock Investments (JH Investments) offers a range of mutual funds. It also manages an in-force block of fixed deferred, variable deferred and payout annuity products.
Manulife Financial Corp
Nt-10, 200 Bloor St E
TORONTO ON M4W 1E5