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The pension plan world is changing. Fast.

Plan sponsors today face a host of evolving issues and challenges. Whether due to unpredictable markets, interest rate uncertainties or regulatory pressure, managing a pension plan is becoming increasingly complex and can strain your in-house resources.

You need expert advice on your plan objectives and investment portfolio, and thoughtful answers to emerging trends in the market. To better manage your plan, look to a trusted and experienced partner for a streamlined solution – one that can deliver cost-effective peace of mind.

Manulife’s Advantage

  • Strength, experience and reputation

    Global leader with a strong balance sheet, track record and long standing commitment to Canada

  • Comprehensive plan management

    Advice, portfolio management and administration to meet your pension management needs

Outsourced chief investment officer: going above and beyond

There are good OCIOs, and then there are transformative ones. Find out the services that differentiate the two.

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In a low-rate world, real estate can be key

Record-low and decreasing interest rates may continue in the coming years—a market environment that's rendered real estate's ability to deliver consistent, inflation-adjusted income particularly attractive.

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Think big: smaller investors deserve diversification through alternative investments

Major institutions use alternative investments to diversify their portfolios amid the low rate environment. Thanks to new strategies, smaller institutions are gaining access to these crucial new asset classes.

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A guide to navigating the current crisis

As plan sponsors and investment managers, we find ourselves in precarious times. As we reexamine our own plans, and help our clients navigate this perilous environment, we highlight some of the key issues and concerns that we believe plan sponsors should be thinking about.

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OCIOs offer resilient solutions for endowments under siege

Endowments must now contend with a confluence of constraints stemming from a global health pandemic. The good news is they don’t have to go it alone. Learn why.

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OCIO Provides More Than Plan Management

Benefits and Pensions Monitor invited Eric Menzer, Global Head of OCIO and Fiduciary Solutions at Manulife Investment Management, to share his insights on the continuing growth in the use of OCIO (Outsourced Chief Investment Officer) by Canadian pension funds.

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Manulife can help.

Leverage our strengths in plan management so you can concentrate on your core business and the other things that matter.

Outsourcing through our Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) or DB Partners solutions can also offer opportunities for greater focus on plan objectives and strategies by your pension plan committee and trustee members.

We’re here to help you, contact us today.

Learn more about Manulife IM’s solutions

Here’s how to get started:

Enter your email to download a copy our DB Partners brochure to learn about the options available to pension plan sponsors along with Think big: smaller investors deserve diversification through alternative investments by Eric Menzer, Global head of OCIO and fiduciary solutions to learn how new strategies are allowing smaller investors to benefit from alternatives.

A Manulife representative will reach out to review your pension plan and develop an investment strategy with you.

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