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 $133B in assets under management1
  • 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 16%
  4. Alternative and specialty13%
  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 6/30/16. 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.

Morningstar ratings (Class I) as of 6/30/163 Category                              Overall
John Hancock Balanced Fund (SVBIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Allocation—
50% to 70% equity

Out of 820 allocation—50% to 70% equity funds

John Hancock Bond Fund (JHBIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Intermediate-term bond

Out of 953 intermediate-term bond funds

John Hancock Disciplined Value Fund (JVLIX)

Managed by Boston Partners

Large value

Out of 1,169 large value funds

John Hancock Disciplined Value International Fund (JDVIX)

Managed by Boston Partners

Foreign large value

Out of 281 foreign large value funds

John Hancock Fundamental Large Cap Core Fund4 (JLVIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Large blend

Out of 1,392 large blend funds

John Hancock Global Absolute Return Strategies Fund (JHAIX)

Managed by Standard Life Investments

Multialternative

Out of 251 multialternative funds

John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOGIX)

Managed by Wellington Management

Foreign large growth

Out of 320 foreign large growth funds

John Hancock Lifestyle Moderate Portfolio (JTMIX)

A unique portfolio with 19 underlying managers, managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Allocation—
30% to 50% equity

Out of 480 allocation—30% to 50% equity funds

John Hancock Strategic Growth Fund (JSGIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Large growth

Out of 1,483 large growth funds

John Hancock Strategic Income Opportunities Fund (JIPIX)

Managed by John Hancock Asset Management

Multisector bond

Out of 248 multisector bond funds

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

Managed by Sustainable Growth Advisers

Large growth

Out of 1,483 large growth funds

See how our funds address today's investor concerns

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  • ESG Investing |

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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 investors |

    Seeking to build a better index

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Investors

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