Manulife Investment Management Limited Announces Changes to Risk Ratings for Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF

News Release

C$ unless otherwise stated
For Immediate Release
August 17, 2023

Manulife Investment Management today announced that the risk ratings for Hedged and Unhedged Units of Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF have changed as described below. The changes will be reflected in the fund’s prospectus and ETF Facts, which are expected to be filed on or about August 18, 2023.

The risk rating changes are based on an annual review following the methodology mandated by the Canadian Securities Administrators and are not the result of any changes to the investment objectives, strategies or management of the Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF.

Risk Rating Adjustments on Certain Manulife ETFs



Previous Rating

New Rating

Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF-Unhedged




Manulife Multifactor U.S. Mid Cap Index ETF-Hedged




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