Discover our different approach

As an investment firm, upholding the proud tradition of John Hancock comes down to one thing: putting shareholders first. We believe that if our shareholders are successful, then we will be successful.

Andrew G. Arnott

President and CEO

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A trusted brand

John Hancock Investments is a premier asset manager representing one of America’s most trusted brands, with a heritage of financial stewardship dating back to 1862. Helping our shareholders pursue their financial goals is at the core of everything we do. It’s why we support the role of professional financial advice and operate with the highest standards of conduct and integrity.

A premier asset manager

  • 25+ years of employing a unique manager-of-managers approach
  • More than $136B in assets under management1
  • Over 4.6M shareholder accounts
  • 100+ mutual funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts
  • 22 investment options available in our 529 college savings plan

Diverse capabilities to help serve our clients

  1. U.S. equity 41%
  2. Fixed income 25%
  3. International equity 17%
  4. Alternative and specialty 12%
  5. Other2 5%
  6. Total 100%

A better way to invest

We build funds based on investor needs, then search the world to find proven portfolio teams with specialized expertise in those strategies. As a manager of managers, we apply vigorous oversight to ensure that they continue to meet our uncompromising standards and serve the best interests of our shareholders.

Our team of 175+ professionals who specialize in manager research and oversight vets more than 300 new strategies and holds over 100 in-person oversight meetings with managers annually.

Representative list of asset managers of stand-alone funds only. On 4/1/16, Mesirow Financial Investment Management acquired Fiduciary Management Associates, whose relationship with John Hancock Investments dates to 2009. All data is as of 9/30/16. All logos are the property of their respective owners.

Results for Investors

Our unique approach to asset management enables us to provide a diverse set of investments backed by some of the world’s best managers, along with strong risk-adjusted returns across asset classes.

Domestic Equity Funds Category          Morningstar ratings (Class I)
                    as of 9/30/16
John Hancock Balanced Fund (SVBIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Allocation—
50% to 70% equity

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 826 funds, 5 stars for 5 years out of 716 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 492 funds.

John Hancock Disciplined Value Fund (JVLIX)

Managed by Boston Partners

Large value

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 1,179 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 1,040 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 761 funds.

John Hancock Disciplined Value Mid Cap Fund3 (JVMIX)

Managed by Boston Partners

Mid-cap value

Rated 5 stars for 3 years out of 399 funds, 5 stars for 5 years out of 348 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 239 funds.

John Hancock Fundamental All Cap Core Fund (JFCIX)

John Hancock Asset Management

Large growth

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 1,482 funds and 4 stars for 5 years out of 1,285 funds.

John Hancock Fundamental Large Cap Core Fund4 (JLVIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Large blend

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 1,392 funds, 3 stars for 5 years out of 1,210 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 911 funds.

John Hancock U.S. Global Leaders Growth Fund (USLIX)

Managed by Sustainable Growth Advisers

Large growth

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 1,482 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 1,285 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 924 funds.

Global and International Equity Funds    
John Hancock Disciplined Value International Fund (JDVIX)

Managed by Boston Partners

Foreign large value

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 285 funds.

John Hancock Global Equity Fund (JGEFX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

World stock

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 953 funds.

John Hancock Greater China Opportunities Fund (JCOIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

China region

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 80 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 70 funds, and 3 stars for 10 years out of 40 funds.

John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOGIX)

Managed by Wellington Management

Foreign large growth

Rated 5 stars for 3 years out of 325 funds, 5 stars for 5 years out of 275 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 188 funds.

Income Funds    
John Hancock Bond Fund (JHBIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Intermediate-term bond

Rated 5 stars for 3 years out of 956 funds, 5 stars for 5 years out of 844 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 602 funds.

John Hancock High Yield Fund5 (JYHIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

High yield bond

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 659 funds, 5 stars for 5 years out of 524 funds, and 1 star for 10 years out of 368 funds.

John Hancock Income Fund (JSTIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Multisector bond

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 254 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 201 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 105 funds.

John Hancock Investment Grade Bond Fund (TIUSX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Intermediate-term bond

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 956 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 844 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 602 funds.

John Hancock Strategic Income Opportunities Fund (JIPIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Multisector bond

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 254 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 201 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 105 funds.

Alternative and Specialty Funds    
John Hancock Regional Bank Fund (JRBFX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Financial

Rated 4 stars for 3 years out of 91 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 85 funds, and 3 stars for 10 years out of 70 funds.

Asset Allocation    
John Hancock Lifestyle Conservative Portfolio (JTOIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Allocation—
15% to 30% equity

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 202 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 165 funds, and 5 stars for 10 years out of 87 funds.

John Hancock Lifestyle Moderate Portfolio (JTMIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Allocation—
30% to 50% equity

Rated 3 stars for 3 years out of 481 funds, 4 stars for 5 years out of 421 funds, and 4 stars for 10 years out of 276 funds.

Overall rating is based on 3-, 5-, and 10-year, if applicable, Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Returns and accounts for variation in a fund’s monthly performance, including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees. Other share classes may be rated differently.6

All funds may experience periods of negative performance. Please see the fund’s prospectus or visit jhinvestments.com for current returns.

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    Combining financial returns with positive impact

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  • Equities |

    Making the most of the market's long-term potential

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  • Fixed income |

    Finding new strategies for uncertain markets

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  • International equities |

    Charting a course for global oppotunities

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  • Multifactor investing |

    Seeking to build a better index

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