Manulife's Management Information Circular and Annual Report Now Available

News Release

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For Immediate Release
March 19, 2021

TORONTO – Manulife's Management Information Circular and 2020 Annual Report are being delivered to shareholders and are now available at

The Management Information Circular (the “Circular”) contains information about the annual meeting of shareholders of Manulife Financial Corporation, including details on how to attend the meeting and information relating to the election of directors and the appointment of auditors. The meeting will be held virtually on May 6, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST via live webcast.

Shareholders are encouraged to vote their shares and submit proxies in advance of the meeting to ensure their shares are represented.  For more information on voting in advance of the meeting, refer to pages 7 to 10 of the Circular.

More information, including any updates on how to attend the meeting, will be made available on our website (

About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2020, we had more than 37,000 employees, over 118,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 30 million customers. As of December 31, 2020, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $31.6 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years. We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

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