Manulife Investment Management Announces Cash Distributions for Manulife Exchange Traded Funds

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For Immediate Release
May 21, 2021

Toronto - Manulife Investment Management today announced the May 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 May 31, 2021 will receive cash distributions payable on June 11, 2021. The ex-dividend date for the cash distributions is May 28, 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

$ 0.015742

Monthly

Manulife Smart Core Bond ETF

BSKT

$ 0.017449

Monthly

Manulife Smart Corporate Bond ETF

CBND

$ 0.021860

Monthly

Manulife ETFs are managed by Manulife Investment Management Limited. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with ETFs. Investment objectives, risks, fees, expenses and other important information are contained in the ETF Facts as well as the prospectus, please read before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

About Manulife Investment Management

Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on more than a century of financial stewardship and the full resources of our parent company to serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide. Headquartered in Toronto, our leading capabilities in public and private markets are strengthened by an investment footprint that spans 17 countries and territories. We complement these capabilities by providing access to a network of unaffiliated asset managers from around the world. We’re committed to investing responsibly across our businesses. We develop innovative global frameworks for sustainable investing, collaboratively engage with companies in our securities portfolios, and maintain a high standard of stewardship where we own and operate assets, and we believe in supporting financial well-being through our workplace retirement plans. Today, plan sponsors around the world rely on our retirement plan administration and investment expertise to help their employees plan for, save for, and live a better retirement.

As of March 31, 2021, Manulife Investment Management had CAD $764.1 billion (US $607.6 billion) in assets under management and administration. Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit manulifeim.com.

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