BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments won five STAR Awards from the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) at the 20th annual awards ceremony held recently in Chicago. The national STAR Awards program recognizes excellence in marketing, communications, and innovation in the asset management industry. Each year, winners are selected from hundreds of entries judged by an industry panel of mutual fund marketing and communications executives.
John Hancock Investments was honored for the following:
- Retail website: ETF Website (www.jhinvestments.com/ETF)
- eNewsletter for advisors: Weekly Viewpoints blog email
- Introduction kit for advisors: ETF welcome kit
- Social media campaign for advisors: National 529 Day social media promotion
- Special communications: Portfolio consulting service
"We're proud to be recognized for our work on behalf of our investors," said Karen A. McCafferty, head of marketing. "At John Hancock Investments, we are committed to helping financial advisors communicate more effectively with their clients and helping those clients make more informed decisions."
The MFEA is a national industry association committed to investor education and dedicated to helping investors understand mutual funds. The STAR awards are judged by peers within the industry and recognize those who meet the highest standards of quality and effectiveness.
About John Hancock Investments
John Hancock has helped individuals and institutions build and protect wealth since 1862. Today, we are one of America's strongest and most-recognized brands. As a manager of managers, John Hancock Investments searches the world to find proven portfolio teams with specialized expertise for every fund we offer, then we apply vigorous investment oversight to ensure they continue to meet our uncompromising standards and serve the best interests of our shareholders. Our unique approach to asset management has led to a diverse set of investments deeply rooted in investor needs, along with strong risk-adjusted returns across asset classes.
Registered investment products of John Hancock Investments are offered through John Hancock Funds, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, 601 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210
About John Hancock Financial and Manulife
John Hancock Financial is a division of Manulife, a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Operating as Manulife in Canada and Asia, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States, our group of companies offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were $966 billion (US $736 billion) as at September 30, 2016. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '945' on the SEHK. Manulife can be found on the Internet at manulife.com.
The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, comprises one of the largest life insurers in the United States. John Hancock offers and administers a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at johnhancock.com.
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