Patrick Blais, CFA, FSA

Head of Fundamental Equity Team, Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager

Patrick Blais, FSA, CFA, is a senior managing director and senior portfolio manager at Manulife Investment Management and head of Fundamental Equity Team, responsible for Canadian Core Equity strategies. Previously, Patrick was a member of the Canadian Growth Equity team responsible for a Large Cap equity mandate. Prior to joining Manulife Investment Management, Patrick was a portfolio manager and analyst at KBSH Capital Management, focusing on international equities. He was also a global senior equity and corporate debt analyst at Sun Life Financial. Patrick is a CFA charterholder and a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Education: London Business School, MF (Honours) 1998; Laval University, BSc (Actuarial Mathematics), 1993

Joined Company: 2010

Began Career: 1998

1 Formerly Manulife Canadian Equity Balanced Class 2 Formerly Manulife Fundamental Equity Class. On October 21, 2019, the Manulife Fundamental Equity Class was renamed the Manulife Canadian Equity Class. On April 20, 2018, Manulife Canadian Opportunities Class merged into the Manulife Fundamental Equity Class (now Manulife Canadian Equity Class). Because the fund that was merged into the Manulife Canadian Opportunities Class had a larger asset base than the Manulife Fundamental Equity Class, the performance data for the Manulife Fundamental Equity Class may not be provided for any period prior to the merger transaction. 3 Formerly Manulife Canadian Stock Fund. On May 25, 2018 the Manulife Canadian Opportunities Fund merged into the Manulife Fundamental Equity Fund 

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