An anonymous director reports
MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORPORATION PRICES U.S. PUBLIC OFFERING OF SENIOR NOTES
Manulife Financial Corp. has priced a public offering in the United States of $500-million (U.S.) aggregate principal amount of 2.484 per cent senior notes due 2027 at a public offering price of 100 per cent. The offering was made pursuant to a preliminary prospectus supplement, dated May 14, 2020, to the company's registration statement, declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on Dec. 10, 2019.
The company intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes for general corporate purposes, including future refinancing requirements.
BofA Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.
A prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus related to the offering have been filed with the SEC, and are available on the SEC website. Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus, when available, may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y., 10179, attention: investment-grade syndicate desk, third floor, or by calling 212-834-4533.
The securities will not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in Canada or to any resident of Canada.
About Manulife Financial Corp.
Manulife Financial is a leading international financial service group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With its global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, it operates as Manulife across its offices in Canada, Asia and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. It provides financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2019, it had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers.
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