The team at Toronto-based Manulife Financial,
the parent company of Boston-based John Hancock Investment Management,
has released tjeor 2019 Q3 reports
, and mutual funds accounted for C$201.3 billion ($152 billion USD) or 17 percent of the total assets under management and administration.
| Andrew Grant Arnott|
John Hancock Investment Management
The earnings report also indicates that the global wealth and asset management division had C$659.228 billion ($498 billion USD) in assets under management and administration at the end of Q3 2019, an increase of 1 percent compared to the end of Q2 2019 at C$653.127 billion ($494 billion USD) and an increase of 2 percent compared to the end of Q3 2018 at C$643.956 billion ($487 billion USD). The firm's global wealth and asset management business accounted for 57 percent of total assets under management and administration.
Global wealth and asset management's Q3 2019 net outflows amounted to C$4.4 billion ($3.3 billion USD) with net inflows of C$2.3 billion ($1.74 billion USD) and C$119 million ($90 million USD) from Asia and the U.S. respectively, and net outflows of C$6.9 billion ($5.2 billion USD) from Canada.
Net flows in Asia rose C$1.3 billion ($983 million USD) from 2018 Q3 driven by lower retail redemptions and higher institutional gross flows. Canada saw net outflows of C$6.9 billion ($5.2 billion USD), an increase of 78 percent compared with net outflows of C$1.5 billion ($1.1 billion USD) in Q3 2018. In the U.S., net flows in 2019 Q3 decreased C$0.8 billion ($605 million USD) due to funding of a large institutional mandate in 2018 Q3 offset by lower retail redemptions.
president and CEO of Manulife, stated that "the retail and retirement business lines delivered strong net flows of approximately $3 billion" in the global wealth and asset management business.
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