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Manulife Investment Management receives accolades from Benchmark and Bloomberg Businessweek in Asia

  • Awards underscore Manulife Investment Management’s commitment to offering less conventional income-oriented strategies and retirement solutions
  • Highlights of category wins for this year include Real Estate Sector Equity and SGD Fixed Income as well as Stewardship Award

HONG KONG – Manulife Investment Management continued its winning streak in the Benchmark Fund of the Year Awards and Bloomberg Businessweek Top Fund Awards across Asia by scooping a total of 32 prizes this year. These achievements underline the firm’s excellence in investment management and its commitment to providing investors with more diversified sources of income through non-traditional investment solutions.

A total of 16 out of the awards won went to the firm’s Asian investment management teams based in Hong Kong and Singapore. In addition to those well-established award listings, namely Asia Fixed Income, Hong Kong Equity, and India Equity, Manulife Investment Management also won in three new categories. They are “Best-in-Class” in the Real Estate Sector Equity House Award as well as “Outstanding Achiever” in both the Singapore Fixed Income House Award and Stewardship Award.

“Winning at these esteemed industry accolades demonstrates our drive and determination to offer income-focused, differentiated investment strategies such as REITs,” said Michael Dommermuth, Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Asia at Manulife Investment Management. " These accolades are a testament to our investment excellence across diverse asset classes."

Manulife Investment Management was also the most awarded winner in the “Top MPF Funds” category at the Benchmark MPF of the Year Awards 2021, bringing a total of nine MPF fund awards. Furthermore, the firm was one of the top three awardees for the “MPF Investment Manager Award” in recognition of its unyielding dedication to offering an extensive range of fund choices that can best serve different financial goals. The comprehensive award list is as follows.

Below are the fund awards won by Manulife Investment Management from Benchmark and Bloomberg Businessweek

BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards 20211

  • House Awards – Asia Fixed Income – Outstanding Achiever (Singapore)
  • House Awards – Global Equity Income – Outstanding Achiever (Taiwan)
  • House Awards – Hong Kong Equity – Outstanding Achiever (Hong Kong)
  • House Awards – India Equity – Outstanding Achiever (Hong Kong & Singapore)
  • House Awards – Real Estate Sector Equity – Best-in-Class (Taiwan)
  • House Awards – Singapore Fixed Income – Outstanding Achiever (Singapore)
  • Sustainability Awards – Stewardship – Outstanding Achiever (Hong Kong)
  • Top Fund Awards
    • Manulife SGD Income – Best-in-class (Singapore)
    • Manulife Asia Pacific Bond Fund – Best-in-class (Taiwan)
    • MGF India Equity – Outstanding Achiever (Hong Kong)

 

BENCHMARK MPF of the Year Awards 20212

  • Investment Manager of the Year – Asia Fixed Income – Best-in-Class
  • Investment Manager of the Year – Hong Kong Dollar Fixed Income – Best-in-Class
  • Investment Manager of the Year – RMB Fixed Income – Outstanding Achiever
  • Top MPF Funds
    • Manulife MPF RMB Bond – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF Hong Kong Bond – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF European Equity – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF International Equity – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF Stable – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF Aggressive – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF 2030 Retirement – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF 2035 Retirement – Best-in-class
    • Manulife MPF 2040 Retirement – Best-in-class
  • Sponsor Awards – Campaign of the Year – Best-in-Class

 

BLOOMBERG Businessweek Top Fund Awards 20213

  • Outstanding Performer – Equity India – MGF India Equity Fund – 5Y
  • Outstanding Performer – Equity US – MAF SPC US Bank Equity Segregated Portfolio – 1Y
  • Best Performer – Fixed Income Global Fund MPF RMB Bond Fund – 1Y
  • Outstanding Performer – Fixed Income Global Fund MPF RMB Bond Fund – 5Y
  • Best Performer – Equity Global Fund – MPF Healthcare Fund – 10Y
  • Outstanding Performer – Equity Global Fund MPF International Equity Fund –5Y, 10Y
  • Outstanding Performer – Equity US Fund MPF North American Equity Fund – 1Y, 10Y
  • Best Performer – Equity Europe Fund MPF European Equity Fund – 1Y, 5Y, 10Y
  • Best Performer – Moderate Allocation Fund MPF Fidelity Growth Fund – 5Y, 10Y
  • Outstanding Performer – Moderate Allocation Fund MPF Core Accumulation Fund - 1Y

 


 

1 The Benchmark Fund of the Year Awards 2021 are issued by Benchmark and reflect the performance between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021. Please visit https://www.benchmark.today/fund-awards/  for awards details.

2 The Benchmark MPF of the Year Awards 2021 are issued by Benchmark and reflect the performance between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021. Please visit https://www.benchmark.today/mpf-awards/ for awards details.

3 Bloomberg Businessweek Top Fund Awards 2021 are issued by Bloomberg Businessweek / Chinese Edition. Mutual Fund Awards are measured by market performance and asset classes in the past 12 months while the Mandatory Provident Fund Awards are assessed with 1-year, 5-years and 10-years total return figures. Please refer to http://www.bbwhkevent.com/ for awards details.


About Manulife Investment Management

Manulife Investment Management is the global brand for the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation. We draw on more than a century of financial stewardship and the full resources of our parent company to serve individuals, institutions, and retirement plan members worldwide. Headquartered in Toronto, our leading capabilities in public and private markets are strengthened by an investment footprint that spans 18 geographies. We complement these capabilities by providing access to a network of unaffiliated asset managers from around the world. We’re committed to investing responsibly across our businesses. We develop innovative global frameworks for sustainable investing, collaboratively engage with companies in our securities portfolios, and maintain a high standard of stewardship where we own and operate assets, and we believe in supporting financial well-being through our workplace retirement plans. Today, plan sponsors around the world rely on our retirement plan administration and investment expertise to help their employees plan for, save for, and live a better retirement.

 

As of September 30, 2021, Manulife Investment Management’s assets under management and administration, including assets managed for Manulife’s other segments, totaled CAD $1.1 trillion (US $835 billion). Not all offerings are available in all jurisdictions. For additional information, please visit manulifeim.com. 

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