Manulife Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Financial Services Company

Manulife has acquired 9 companies. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Manulife’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired John Hancock Financial Services for $10.3B. Manulife has acquired in 2 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include insurance (56%) and financial services (45%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 3

Manulife Financial Corp. (Manulife)

200 Bloor Street East,
Toronto, Ontario M4W 1E5
Canada,
(416) 926-3000
www.manulife.com

Manulife is a financial services company with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Manulife was founded in 1887 and is based in Toronto, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $14.3B $14.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. 2014-09-03 4.0B USD Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario
Benesure Canada Inc. 2013-01-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Kleinburg, Ontario · www.benesure.com
Wellington West Financial Services, Inc. 2012-08-29 - Divestiture
, British Columbia
Manulife Financial Life Retrocession Business 2011-07-18 - Divestiture
, United States
Optique Capital Management, Inc. 2011-02-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.optiquecapital.com
Pottruff & Smith Travel Insurance Brokers Inc. 2009-10-15 - Add-on Acquisition
Woodbridge, Ontario
First Securities Investment Trust Co. Ltd. 2008-08-19 - Divestiture
Taipei, Taiwan
The Pramerica Life Insurance Co., Inc. 2006-05-15 - Divestiture
, Philippines
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 2003-09-29 10.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.johnhancock.com
Zurich Life Insurance Co., Ltd. 2002-02-18 - Divestiture
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 2003-09-29 Duke Energy Renewables LLC 2019-04-24 4
Boston, Massachusetts · www.johnhancock.com , Kansas
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co. 2014-09-03 Standard Life Financial, Inc. 2015-02-02 1
Toronto, Ontario Montréal, Quebec · www.standardlife.ca
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 2003-09-29 Signator Financial Services, Inc. 2013-10-01 3
Boston, Massachusetts · www.johnhancock.com Bellevue, Washington · www.signatorfinancialservices.com
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 2003-09-29 Symetra Investment Services, Inc 2013-10-01 2
Boston, Massachusetts · www.johnhancock.com Bellevue,, Washington
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. 2003-09-29 Utilimaster Corp. 2009-11-30 1
Boston, Massachusetts · www.johnhancock.com Bristol, Indiana · www.utilimaster.com
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co.    - Primerica Life Insurance Co., Inc. 2006-08-31 1
Toronto, Ontario Duluth,, Georgia

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Insurance 5 (56%) 4.0B (28%) 1 (100%) -
Financial Services 4 (44%) 10.3B (72%) - -
Total 9 $14.3B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 4 4.0B - -
  Ontario 3 4.0B - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
United States 2 10.3B 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 10.3B - -
Hong Kong 1 - - -
Philippines 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 4 (44%) 4.0B (28%) - -
Cross-border 5 (56%) 10.3B (72%) 1 (100%) -
Total 9 $14.3B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1
Torys LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $14.3B
TOTAL $14.3B
Largest John Hancock Financial Services Inc.
$10.3B (2003-09-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
56%
5 (56%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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