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Welcome to Manulife

At Manulife, we provide some of the very best financial protection and wealth accumulation products backed by the financial strength and security of a global leader.

To help prepare your clients for the future, Manulife offers a strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking approach that they can turn to for those big financial decisions. Our high quality investment portfolio, diverse business platform and prudent risk management practices are a few of the reasons why you make the right choice when choosing Manulife Financial.

Frequently asked questions about the life insurance industry (Also available in Chinese)

 Why Manulife


We are one of the most financially stable companies in the world. Our strength is reflected in our strong capital, our financial ratings awarded to us by independent rating agencies and our high quality portfolio.

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Our Investment Portfolio: High quality and diversified provides a detailed description of the composition of our investment portfolio and illustrates how our prudent risk management practices have limited our exposure to riskier investments.

Manulife's ability to meet its commitments to its policyholders is evaluated regularly by independent credit rating agencies. Our financial strength ratings are excellent.


Selecting any financial partner requires detailed evaluation, especially when the purchase involves a long term obligation such as a life insurance policy, pension or annuity. Your clients should feel confident that the partner they choose will be there when needed most.

At Manulife, we are here for our clients day in and day out over the course of lifetimes. We prove our reliability in many ways such as our management of millions of client transactions each day. Our clients know they can count on us being there for them whenever they need us.


At Manulife, we believe strongly that good corporate governance is critical to the company’s long-term success and the protection of the interests of our customers. We are pleased that our long-standing governance practices are often singled out for recognition by influential organizations. Manulife is committed to remaining among the best-governed companies. We invite you to review the components of our governance program.

Manulife enjoys an excellent reputation for integrity and ethical business practices. Both you and your clients can be confident that when we make a commitment it will be fulfilled. Every Manulife employee is responsible for maintaining our high standards and must confirm annually that they have complied with Manulife’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. Most importantly, we give our word and deliver on our promises.


We draw on our global expertise to bring the right solution at the right time in your clients' life. You can count on us to develop forward-thinking solutions to help secure your clients' future. From insurance solutions that help prepare your clients for the unexpected, to day-to-day banking services and investment products that help them make the most of their hard-earned money.

 Global Presence

Manulife is a major player in the world’s fastest growing economies.

  • We’ve been doing business in Asia for more than 100 years. We have one of the most extensive Asian operations of any life insurance company in the world with over 3,000 employees and almost 25,000 agents serving 4 ½ million customers.
  • In April 2004, Manulife Financial Corporation merged with American financial services giant John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. in the largest cross-border transaction in Canadian history -- making Manulife today the largest life insurance company in North America.

Our global presence brings diversity and stability to our earnings. It also brings a world of expertise, insight and innovative products to all our customers around the world.