Helping clients realize the possibilities

  • Trusted partner in financial solutions for 

    130 years

  • Part of a global financial institution

    $826B¹ in assets under management and administration globally

  • A leading provider of investment solutions in Canada

    Top 10² in terms of assets under management

1 Source: MFC statistical information package, as of March 31, 2021. Includes assets managed on behalf of affiliates and $234.7B of assets managed by subadvisors. Excludes assets under administration.

2 Source: Mutual funds - $76,130 million CAD – Rank #7 in the industry, IFIC, November 2020. Segregated Funds – assets under management $36,912 million CAD – Ranked #1 in the industry, Investor Economics – Canada, November 2020.

A passion for providing solutions 

We draw on more than a century of experience and offer that to advisors and investors alike. Although rooted in history, we’re driven by the idea of challenging the status quo, partnering with advisors, and delivering real value to our customers. This passion for creating solutions is guided by the belief that our success is measured by that of our clients.


specialist approach 

We offer highly differentiated strategies across our areas of expertise — fixed-income, equity, balanced, and multi-asset solutions — each managed with a unique investment objective by a team with the expertise and experience to deliver. We complement these capabilities with access to a network of specialized unaffiliated asset managers from around the world.

Deep in-house capabilities

We harness the full power of our global investment organization to offer a wide range of strategies, with entrepreneurial investment teams leveraging the deep local market expertise of more than 450 investment professionals worldwide.

Complemented by a network of asset management partners

The result: local insight, global reach

Our ability to assess risks and opportunities from multiple perspectives includes a presence in Asia that spans 10 countries and territories and more than 120 years of on-the-ground experience. This unique combination of local insight and global reach helps drive results for our clients in Canada.


A commitment to investing responsibly 

Responsible stewardship is at the heart of our business and culture, both as an asset manager and as a steward of our clients’ capital. Across our diverse portfolio of businesses, we seek to be a global leader of sustainable asset management, creating long-term value for our stakeholders while helping realize a more viable trajectory for the global economy.

Integration

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research is integrated in our decision-making across our in-house portfolio management teams, so we can better understand the true risk/return profile of companies we invest in.

Engagement

We use our position as a large institutional shareholder to engage constructively with companies on a variety of ESG issues with the goal of enhancing long-term shareholder value.

Some of our memberships and affiliations


Investing in our community 

We want to motivate and empower all Canadians, so that their decisions become easier and their lives better. One of the ways we do that is through programs that can guide them toward making healthier and more financially sound choices, as well as provide opportunities to impact their communities in meaningful ways.

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  • Because you keep asking

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    Philip Petursson,  Chief Investment Strategist and Head of Capital Markets Research Manulife Investment Management

    Kevin Headland

    Kevin Headland,  Senior Investment Strategist Manulife Investment Management

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    Macan Nia,  Senior Investment Strategist Manulife Investment Management