John Hancock Investment Management celebrates five-year anniversary of its original ETF suite

BOSTON, September 28, 2020 —John Hancock Investment Management, a company of Manulife Investment Management, announced that its inaugural suite of John Hancock ETFs was launched five years ago today. The firm’s ETF offering, subadvised by Dimensional Fund Advisors, has since expanded to 15 funds that include U.S. and international equity portfolios and a range of sector-specific products. The original suite of ETFs, celebrating five-year track records, includes the following six funds:

  • John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF (JHML)
  • John Hancock Multifactor Mid Cap ETF (JHMM)
  • John Hancock Multifactor Technology ETF (JHMT)
  • John Hancock Multifactor Healthcare ETF (JHMH)
  • John Hancock Multifactor Financials ETF (JHMF)
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Discretionary ETF (JHMC)

“With more than $4 billion in assets under management, we are grateful to the financial professionals and their clients who have embraced the John Hancock ETF suite and are utilizing the funds in portfolios,” said Andrew Arnott, CEO, John Hancock Investment Management and Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Manulife Investment Management, United States and Europe. “We remain committed to providing value in a robust multimanager offering to our clients and to innovating our product structure in response to clients’ needs.”

“We are excited to have reached this milestone for our original suite of multifactor ETFs,” said Steve Deroian, Head of Asset Allocation Models and ETF Product, John Hancock Investment Management. “From the launch of these ETFs, through the recent market events and the impact of COVID -19, investors have reason to think about the multifactor offering as a way to enhance or complement core equity portfolios. Our approach offers a diversified set of strategies that may help avoid concentrations in large-cap and growth stocks and help solve for portfolio-construction challenges that exist today.”

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