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Important Notice for Registered Holders of MFC shares - Internet Voting

Note:  this does not affect MFC shareholders whose shares are held in a brokerage account. 

March 26, 2018

Unfortunately, our transfer agent, AST Trust Company (Canada), has informed us that due to technical difficulties, the option to vote your registered MFC shares via the online voting site noted on your proxy form for the upcoming Annual Meeting of Manulife Financial Corporation is not currently available.    

Important - if you have already voted via internet, your vote has been accepted and you do not need to vote again.

We apologize for this inconvenience but your vote is important, so please vote today using one of the following options.

By phone in North America:
To vote your shares please call 1-888-489-7352. Voting by telephone will require you to input your control number which is shown on the Proxy Voting form you received.

By email or fax:
You may also download and print a pdf of the form of shareholder proxy by clicking here. Please write your name, address and control number on the proxy, mark your voting instructions and sign the proxy. The completed proxy can be scanned and emailed to proxyvote@astfinancial.com or sent by fax to 1-866-781-3111.

The deadline for submitting your vote is 5:00 pm Eastern Time on May 1st, 2018.

Information about matters to be voted on at the meeting, including Nominees for the Board of Directors, can be found in the 2018 Proxy Circular. To access the Proxy Circular as well as Manulife's Annual Report, please click here.


Change to MFC global stock transfer agent effective September 30, 2017
Manulife Financial Corporation’s stock transfer and dividend disbursing agent is AST Trust Company (Canada) (“AST”)(formerly CST Trust Company).  AST and its global affiliates provide MFC share related services directly to our registered and Ownership Statement holders in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong and the Philippines. 

Find out more about your local agent, including how to contact them and what services they provide.

Key Dividend Dates
 

Key Dividend Dates For 2018 For 2017 For 2016 For 2015
  Q1   Q4 Q3 Q2 Q1   Q4   Q3 Q2 Q1  Q4
Date declared May 
02/18
Feb 
07/18
Nov 
8/17
Aug
9/17
May 
03/17
Feb 
08/17
Nov 
9/16
Aug 
3/16
May 
4/16
Feb 
11/16
Dividend per share $0.22 CAN $0.22 CAN $0.205 CAN $0.205 CAN $0.205 CAN $0.205 CAN $0.185 CAN $0.185 CAN $0.185 CAN $0.185 CAN
Record date May
15/18
Feb
21/18
Nov
21/17
Aug
22/17
May
16/17
Feb
22/17
Nov
22/16
Aug
16/16
May
17/16
Feb
24/16
Payable date Jun
19/18 
Mar
19/18 
Dec
19/17
Sept
19/17
Jun
19/17 
Mar
20/17 
Dec
19/16
Sept
19/16
Jun
20/16
Mar
21/16

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