Upcoming changes to funds on the i-Watch® platform
As we strive to make sure the funds on the i-Watch® investment platform continue to be of the highest possible quality, we’ll be leveraging some of the recent enhancements to our offering to make changes on December 3, 2021:
|We’re closing these funds||Replacing them with these funds|
|Manulife International Equity Fund (Templeton) – 8192||Manulife Boston Partners International Equity Fund – 8401/BPIEF|
|Manulife Templeton Global Stock Trust Fund – 8501/MTGTF||Manulife Boston Partners Global Equity Fund – 8402/BPGEF|
|Manulife Templeton International Equity Fund (Registered Plans Only) – 8504/OPRPR||Manulife Boston Partners International Equity Fund – 8401/BPIEF|
|Manulife Templeton International Equity Fund – 8506/INTEM||Manulife Boston Partners International Equity Fund – 8401/BPIEF|
|Manulife Templeton Global Equity Fund (Registered Plans Only) – 8507/GLEQ2||Manulife Boston Partners Global Equity Fund – 8402/BPGEF|
|Manulife SLI International Equity Fund – 8854/INEQ||Manulife Aristotle Capital International Equity Fund – 8421/ACIEF (Added to the i-Watch platform on September 20, 2021)|
|Manulife Absolute Return Global Bond Strategies (SLI) Fund – 4858/ARGBS||Manulife Nordea Stable Return Fund – 8521/NSRF1|
|Manulife SLI Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund – 8855/GARS||Manulife Nordea Stable Return Fund – 8521/NSRF1|
On December 3, 2021, the component fund for the Manulife Balanced Fund (5011) will change from the Manulife International Equity Unit Trust Fund (Templeton) to the Boston Partners International Equity Fund.
Do these changes affect your plan?
If you have any of the closing funds in your plan, we sent you an email on September 10 with the details on what you and your plan members can expect and when. We will send your plan members a letter on November 3, 2021 with all the details and any applicable key dates.
For any questions, contact your Manulife representative.