The high-net-worth division of Manulife

We draw upon the breadth of Manulife expertise to provide specialized solutions.


You can appreciate our transparency and focus on what's important to you—your financial goals

In a complex world, we help you make clearer and easier decisions so you can live better. Access private banking and tax and estate planning services alongside your investment management to help meet your financial goals.1

1 Investment services are offered by Manulife Investment Management Limited and/or Manulife Investment Management Distributors Inc. Banking services and products are offered by Manulife Bank. Wealth and estate services are offered by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company.

Holistic wealth management backed by a century of financial stewardship

When you choose Manulife, you join an innovative wealth manager with:


Roots dating back over 130 years

When speaking about Manulife Private Wealth’s goals-based approach to investment management, Manulife CEO Roy Gori describes it as “investing for your goals, your dreams, and your aspirations.”

Timeline

  1. 1887

    The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company is founded. Manulife offered two innovative insurance products to Canadians right away and insured 915 lives in 1887.

  2. 1949

    Investment management firm Elliott & Page Limited founded—acquired by Manulife in 1996 and subsequently renamed Manulife Asset Management Limited.

  3. 2010

    Manulife Asset Management expands its asset allocation capabilities with the creation of the global asset allocation team.

  4. 2012

    Manulife Private Wealth

    Manulife Private Wealth launched. Investment counselling service business is established to meet the demands of Manulife’s high-net-worth clients. We provide access to public markets and private assets, essential components to retirement investing.*

* Investments are subject to restrictions and availability.

Established expertise 

Manulife Investment Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife.

Receive a disciplined and detailed process

Manulife Investment management’s multi-asset solutions team (MAST) has developed proprietary asset allocation models for Manulife Private Wealth. These models leverage the framework and methodology Manulife developed to manage its own balance sheet.

  • Trusted partner in financial solutions for 

    130 years

  • Part of a global financial institution

    $826B2 in assets under management and administration globally

  • A leading provider of investment solutions in Canada

    Top 103 in terms of assets under management

2 Source: MFC statistical information package, as of March 31, 2021. Includes assets managed on behalf of affiliates and $234.7B of assets managed by subadvisors. Excludes assets under administration.

3 Source: Mutual funds - $76,130 million CAD – Rank #7 in the industry, IFIC, November 2020. Segregated Funds – assets under management $36,912 million CAD – Ranked #1 in the industry, Investor Economics – Canada, November 2020.

Open architecture and differentiated solutions 

Achieving financial goals in today's environment requires a different approach and different solutions.

Rigorous investment manager selection and ongoing monitoring

Our active investment management approach is complemented by quality institutional money managers, both affiliated and unaffiliated, around the globe.

  • Offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, and Montreal

  • Exclusive partnership with Louisbourg, Aristotle, and C World Wide5

  • Dedicated investment counsellors who truly understand your goals and are committed to helping you reach them

  • A personalized approach to achieve each of your financial goals at any stage of life

5 Manulife Private Wealth’s unique goals-based approach to investing is complemented with global institutional money managers, leveraging intellectual capital from both affiliated and unaffiliated around the globe, many of which are exclusive to us. As of December 31, 2019, clients can access Louisbourg, Aristotle, and C WorldWide separately managed accounts with Manulife Private Wealth. 


Explore our services 

Investment management

Your goals are as unique as you are, which is why we craft a unique investment strategy just for you. Working as a team, we take a 360-degree view of your personal situation and your investment assets.

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  • Private banking

    As you pass through different stages of the wealth cycle, it's prudent to consider how your cash and credit needs are managed. A dedicated private banker will work with you and your professional advisors to craft personalized solutions.

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  • Wealth and estate planning

    As your wealth increases, the complexities of your needs also increase. Manulife Private Wealth’s seasoned professionals can provide the knowledge and expertise needed to handle even the most complex challenges.

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