Patrick Blais, CFA, FSA

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fundamental Equity Team, Manulife Investment Management

In his role, Patrick is responsible for Canadian core equity strategies. Previously, he was a member of the growth equity team. Prior to joining the firm, he was a portfolio manager and analyst at KBSH Capital Management, focusing on international equities and before that he was a global senior equity and corporate debt analyst at Sun Life Financial. Patrick holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Education: B.Sc., Actuarial Mathematics, Laval University; M.F., London Business School

Joined the 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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