Manufacturers Life Financial Corporation is a major Canadian insurance company and financial services provider.
Manulife Financial’s global head office is located in Toronto, Canada and the company has operations in 22 countries and territories worldwide. Manulife Financial is one of the largest life insurance companies in the world and currently employs around 24,00 people world-wide.
The business was founded as The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company in 1887 in Toronto, Canada.
In 1897 the company expanded its operations into Asia, including China and Hong Kong, and in 1903 the company entered the U.S. Market.
In 1949 Manulife Financial opened an investmest office in London which later developed into the international investment office for the company.