ETF segregated funds

Built to help investors achieve their goals by combining the investment advantages of ETFs with the insurance benefits available with segregated fund contracts.

Manulife Smart ETFs available in segregated fund contracts

ETF bundle also available on the mutual fund platform

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been steadily gaining popularity with Canadians,1 appealing to investors interested in their attractive pricing and ability to help diversify a portfolio. Manulife Smart ETF segregated funds provide an efficient, effective way to combine ETF features with segregated fund contract benefits.  

  • New! The ETF bundle offers a convenient, simple, comprehensive one-ticket solution. It offers access to active management2, attractive pricing, and ETF holdings. It’s available in select segregated fund contracts and on the mutual fund platform
  • The three single asset category ETF segregated funds provide the ability to customize: each invests into a specific basket of securities offering the possibility to complement and diversify a portfolio
  • All ETF segregated funds provide contract benefits like estate planning advantages and potential creditor protection
  • Available with GIF Select InvestmentPlus and Manulife Private Investment Pools – MPIP Segregated Pools.

Advisors, book a meeting with a member of the Manulife Investment Management sales team to discuss

  1. How the ETF bundle – available as segregated fund or mutual fund – offers a convenient, one-ticket solution
  2. How ETF segregated funds can complement an investor’s portfolio
  3. What’s unique about Manulife Smart ETF segregated funds
  4. Estate planning strategies using ETF segregated fund contracts

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1 Source: Canadian ETF Association, National Bank Financial, as of December 31, 2020.

2 The ETF segregated fund bundle invests all its assets in the Manulife Smart Balanced Dividend ETF Bundle, which in turn invests in three actively managed ETFs.

Our funds

All funds offer access to active management2 and seek to deliver a higher yield than the broad market index or passively managed ETFs, and all are available with GIF Select InvestmentPlus and MPIP Segregated Pools. The ETF bundle is also available on our mutual fund platform.


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