C$ unless otherwise stated TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments today announced that the securityholder meetings to vote on previously announced proposals, originally scheduled for 10:00 a.m. ( Toronto time) on November 16, 2016, will be postponed to 10:00 a.m. ( Toronto time) on November 25, 2016. The meetings will be held at 200 Bloor Street East, South Tower, Syd Jackson Theatre, Toronto, Ontario. The record date of September 26, 2016 remains unchanged. As a result of the postponement, Manulife Investments has extended the return deadline for proxies until 10:00 a.m. on November 23, 2016. For more information, please visit manulifemutualfunds.ca or contact Manulife Investments at the following telephone numbers: English: 1-888-588-7999French: 1-877-426-9991 About Manulife InvestmentsManulife Investments, a division of Manulife Asset Management Limited, builds on 125 years of Manulife's wealth and investment management expertise in managing assets for Canadian investors. As one of Canada's leading integrated financial services providers, Manulife Investments offers a variety of products and services including segregated fund contracts, mutual funds, annuities and guaranteed interest contracts. About Manulife Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2015, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 63,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving 20 million customers. At the end of June 2016, we had $934 billion ( US$718 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made more than $25.4 billion in benefits, interest and other payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong. Follow Manulife on Twitter @ManulifeNews or visit www.manulife.com or www.johnhancock.com.