Manulife Investment Management Announces Cash Distributions for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds | Manulife Investment Management

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Manulife Investment Management Announces Cash Distributions for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds

Toronto - Manulife Investment Management today announced the October 2021 cash distributions for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the Manulife ETFs at the close of business on October 29, 2021 will receive cash distributions payable on November 12, 2021. 

Details of the distribution per unit amounts are as follows:

ETF Ticker Distribution Amount
(per unit)
Distribution Frequency
Manulife Smart Short-Term Bond ETF TERM $ 0.020217 Monthly
Manulife Smart Core Bond ETF BSKT $ 0.021133 Monthly
Manulife Smart Corporate Bond ETF CBND $ 0.025412 Monthly


Manulife ETFs are managed by Manulife Investment Management Limited. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with ETFs. Please read the ETF Facts and prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

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