Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife. We provide comprehensive asset management solutions for pension plans, foundations, endowments, financial institutions and other institutional investors worldwide, as well as for Manulife and John Hancock’s wealth management and retirement products. We have operations in 16 countries and territories, including more than 475 investment professionals across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines. In addition, we have a joint venture asset management business in China, Manulife TEDA, and operations in Australia, New Zealand and Brazil. Our investment expertise extends across a broad range of asset classes including equity, fixed income and alternative investments such as real estate, timber, farmland, as well as asset allocation strategies. Assets under management are approximately US$392 billion*. John Hancock Asset Management and Hancock Natural Resource Group are units of Manulife Asset Management.