Toronto-(PHStocks)- The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (“MLI”), the Canadian insurance company subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, has successfully completed its previously announced offering of C$1 billion principal amount of subordinated debentures.
The 3.181% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due November 22, 2027, which are guaranteed by Manulife Financial Corporation on a subordinated basis, were issued under a prospectus supplement dated November 17, 2015 to MLI’s existing short form base shelf prospectus. Details of the offering are set out in the prospectus supplement which is available on the SEDAR website for MLI at www.sedar.com. The debentures were offered through a syndicate of dealers co-led by RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets.
The debentures have not been and will not be registered in the United States under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, a “U.S. person” (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy securities in the United States and any public offering of the securities in the United States must be made by means of a prospectus.