John Hancock Insurance

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John Hancock Financial
Typewholly owned subsidiary
Genreinsurance and financial services
Founded1862
Headquarters601 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts, US
ProductsLife Insurance,, mutual funds, Long term care insurance, Retirement Plan Services, College Savings Plans
ParentManulife Financial
Websitewww.johnhancock.com
 
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John Hancock Financial
Typewholly owned subsidiary
Genreinsurance and financial services
Founded1862
Headquarters601 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts, US
ProductsLife Insurance,, mutual funds, Long term care insurance, Retirement Plan Services, College Savings Plans
ParentManulife Financial
Websitewww.johnhancock.com

John Hancock Financial is a loose term for a United States insurance company which existed, in various forms, from its founding on April 21, 1862, until its acquisition in 2004 by the Canadian insurance company Manulife Financial. It was named in honor of John Hancock, a prominent patriot. The company continues to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife and its headquarters remains in Boston, Massachusetts. John Hancock Financial Network (JHFN) is the retail distribution company of John Hancock Life Insurance Company, U.S.A., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation.[1]

Timeline of corporate name and structure changes[edit]

Investor Sentiment Index[edit]

John Hancock created an index called the "John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index" in 2011.[2] The company describes the index as a "quarterly measure of investors' views on a range of investment choices, life goals and economic outlook."[2]

Buildings named after the John Hancock company[edit]

John Hancock is also known for colossal landmark buildings that it does not own, but bear its name, especially:

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About John Hancock Financial Network". John Hancock Financial Network. Retrieved 8 April 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "John Hancock Inaugurates Investor Sentiment Index". John Hancock company website. 30 March 2011. Retrieved 8 October 2013.