Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions. They operate as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. They provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2014, Manulife had 28,000 employees, 58,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving 20 million customers. At the end of September 2015, they had $883 billion (US$708 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months made more than $22 billion in benefits, interest and other payments to our customers. Their principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where they have served customers for more than 100 years. With their global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, they trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong.
Manulife has made a contribution to the emerging field of community knowledge as our CKX Catalytic Partner and has partnered with Community Foundations of Canada to establish the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees to support settlement efforts underway across Canada with a specific focus on transitional housing, job training and skills development.