Manulife Malaysia was first established in 1963 as a branch of Bahamas-based British American Insurance Co. It became a public limited company in 1981 and changed its name to British American (Malaysia) Insurance Berhad. In 1994, the company was renamed John Hancock Life Insurance (Berhad) to reflect our association with John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company in USA. Later, the Company changed its name to Manulife Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad following the large-scale global merger between Canadian-based Manulife Financial Corporation and US based John Hancock Financial Services, Inc in 2004. Manulife Malaysia underwent a restructuring exercise in 2008 and effective 1st October 2008, Manulife Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad became Manulife Holdings Berhad
Manulife Malaysia is a progressive company, not just in the products and services we offered but also in the way we do business. We aspire to be the trusted and most preferred financial services provider in Malaysia by providing caring and professional financial services to fulfill people’s dreams.
Subsidiaries companies under Manulife Holdings Berhad are Manulife Insurance Berhad,Manulife Asset Management Services Berhad and MAAKL Mutual Bhd.
Manulife Holdings Berhad is listed on the Bursa Malaysia. Assets under management as at September 30, 2013 were over RM4.0 billion.
Manulife Holdings Berhad is a member of Canada-based Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading Canadian-based financial services group.
About Manulife Financial
Manulife Financial is a leading Canadian-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Clients look to Manulife for clients strong, reliable, trustworthy and forward-thinking solutions for thier most significant financial decisions. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to millions of clients. We also provide asset management services to institutional customers . Funds under management by Manulife Financial and its subsidiaries were Cdn$599billion (US$563 billion) as at December 31, 2013. The Company operates as Manulife Financial in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.
Manulife Financial Corporation trades as ‘MFC’ on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under ‘945’ on the SEHK. Manulife Financial can be found on the Internet at www.manulife.com