TSX/NYSE/PSE: MFC SEHK:945C$ unless otherwise statedTORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Manulife Finance ( Delaware), L.P. ("MFLP"), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, today announced its intention to redeem at par on December 15, 2016 all of its outstanding $550,000,000 principal amount of 4.448% Senior Debentures (the "Debentures") due December 15, 2026. The Debentures are redeemable at MFLP's option on or after December 15, 2016 at a redemption price per Debenture equal to par, together with accrued and unpaid interest to the date of redemption. Formal notice will be delivered to holders of Debentures in accordance with MFLP's Trust Indenture. Interest on the Debentures will cease to accrue on the redemption date. Caution regarding forward-looking statements This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbour" provisions of Canadian provincial securities laws and the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 with respect to MFLP's intention to redeem the Debentures. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties, and undue reliance should not be placed on such statements. Certain material factors or assumptions are applied in making forward-looking statements, and actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include but are not limited to general business and economic conditions. Additional information about material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations may be found in our most recent annual and interim reports and elsewhere in our filings with Canadian and U.S. securities regulators. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements except as required by law.