Invesco, NEI, MAM and Meritas have recently notified us of changes they’ve made to their fund names. As of December 31, 2018, you’ll see these changes reflected in all our materials.

What's changing

Invesco

Current name

New name

Manulife Canadian Equity Fund (Invesco Trimark)

Manulife Canadian Equity Fund (Invesco)

Manulife Trimark Canadian Fund

Manulife Invesco Canadian Fund

Manulife Balanced Fund (Invesco Trimark)

Manulife Income Growth Fund (Invesco)

Manulife Trimark Income Growth Fund

Manulife Invesco Income Growth Fund

Manulife Global Equity Fund (Invesco Trimark)

Manulife Global Companies Fund (Invesco)

Manulife Trimark Fund

Manulife Invesco Global Companies Fund

NEI

Current name

New name

Manulife Ethical SRI Balanced Fund

Manulife NEI Select Balanced RS Portfolio Fund

Manulife Ethical SRI Canadian Equity Fund

Manulife NEI Canadian Equity RS Fund

Manulife Ethical SRI American Equity Fund

Manulife NEI US Equity RS Fund

Meritas

Current name

New name

Manulife Meritas SRI Balanced Portfolio Fund

Manulife NEI Select Balanced RS Portfolio Fund II

Manulife Meritas SRI Monthly Dividend and Income Fund

Manulife NEI Canadian Equity RS Fund II

Manulife Meritas SRI International Equity Fund

Manulife NEI International Equity Fund

Manulife Meritas SRI US Equity Fund

Manulife NEI US Equity RS Fund II

Manulife Meritas SRI Jantzi Social Index® Fund

Manulife NEI Jantzi Social Index® Fund

Other changes

On September 11, 2018, MAM changed the underlying fund for the following funds:

Fund Code

GRS Segregated Fund

New
Underlying Fund

New
GRS Segregated Fund Name

8442/GLSLM

ML MMF Global Unconstrained Equity Fund (SLI)

Manulife Global Franchise Fund

Manulife MMF Global Franchise Fund

8441/GLDIV

ML MMF Global Dividend Fund (SLI)

Manulife Global Dividend Growth Fund

Manulife MMF Global Dividend Growth Fund

In addition on October 26, 2018 NEI, will be changing the underlying fund for the followings funds.

Fund Code

GRS Segregated Fund

New
Underlying Fund

New
GRS Segregated Fund Name

8971/USMER

ML Meritas U.S. Equity Fund

NEI U.S. Equity RS Fund

ML NEI U.S. Equity RS Fund

5972/BAMER

ML Meritas Bal. Portfolio Fund

NEI Select Bal. RS Port. Fund

ML NEI Select Bal. RS Portfolio Fund

7971/DIMER

ML Meritas Mthly Div. and Income Fund

NEI Canadian Equity RS Fund

ML NEI Canadian Equity RS Fund

As a result, we’ll be selling the units of the current underlying fund and buying units of the new underlying fund, For consistency, the GRS Segregated Fund (top fund) name will also be changing.  There will be no impact for you or your plan members invested in those funds. For plan sponsors or plan members invested in these funds, there will be no change to the number of units or money they have invested.

Letting plan members know

Plan members who are invested in any of the funds affected will see the name change reflected in their next statement. If you wish, you may also use the email template provided to let them know.

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding this change, please contact your Manulife Representative.