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  • Marcos Alvarez

DBRS Morningstar: Manulife’s Solid New Business Growth Bolsters Earnings

Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife or the Company) reported net income attributed to common shareholders of $1.2 billion in Q4 2019, which more than doubled from Q4 2018 on a constant exchange-rate (CER) basis driven by robust new business growth in Asia and the U.S., as well as the nonrecurrence of 2018 market-related losses on seed money investments in the surplus portfolio.
Underlyings
MANULIFE FI PR N Pfd.

MANULIFE FIN PR O Pfd.

Manulife Financial 4.5% Pfd. Cl A Series 3

Manulife Financial CL A Pfd. Series 2

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP

Manulife Financial Corp Pfd.

Manulife Financial Corp Pfd.

Manulife Financial Corp Pfd.

Manulife Financial Corp Pfd.

Manulife Financial Corp Pfd.

Manulife Financial Corp.

Manulife Financial is a provider of financial protection and wealth management products and services, including individual life insurance, group life and health insurance, long-term care insurance, pension products, annuities and mutual funds to individual and group customers in Asia, Canada and the United States. Co. also provides investment management services with respect to Co.'s general fund assets, segregated fund assets, mutual funds, and to institutional customers. Co. also offers reinsurance services, specializing in property and aviation catastrophe risk reinsurance products.

Manulife Financial Corp. Cl 1 Series 3 Pfd F

MANULIFE FINANCIAL PRF P Pfd.

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Hema Singh

Marcos Alvarez

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