April 2016

April 27
John Hancock Recognized for Deal of the Year for Retirement Plan Services Acquisition at 2016 Mutual Fund Industry Awards

John Hancock's acquisition of New York Life's Retirement Plan Services was awarded "Deal of the Year" at the 23rd Annual Mutual Fund Industry Awards event...
April 27
John Hancock Extends Boston Marathon Charitable Effort with #RunBold Street Banner Offer to Marathon Finishers

For Boston Marathon finishers who would like to commemorate their race last week, John Hancock is extending its charitable efforts and #RunBold social media campaign by offering the first 120 runners who donate $250...
April 22
John Hancock Makes Life Insurance Available to People Living with HIV

John Hancock Insurance, in keeping with its progressive approach and commitment to its customers, now is offering term and permanent life insurance coverage to applicants living with human immunodeficiency virus...
April 20
John Hancock's LOFT to use blockchain to enhance the client experience Proof-of-Concept with ConsenSys and BlockApps

John Hancock's Lab of Forward Thinking (LOFT) today announced a collaboration with ConsenSys and BlockApps in the LOFT's first Ethereum blockchain proof of concept (PoC)...
April 18
Pettinelli Financial Partners Receives Awards for Best Practice and Top Representative for Signator Investors, Inc. Across the U.S.

For the first time in Signator Investors, Inc.'s history, the same firm has been named the best practice and its leader the broker-dealer's top representative. Pettinelli Financial Partners of Redwood City, CA, led by Principal Dennis Pettinelli...
April 15
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Declares April 18 the First "National Financial Advisor Day"

John Hancock Retirement Plan Services has created an annual national day of recognition for financial advisors, highlighting the contributions they make to the retirement plan market...
April 14
John Hancock Recognized with Model Insurer Award by Celent in Innovation and Emerging Technology Category for John Hancock Life Insurance with Vitality

John Hancock was recognized by global financial services research firm Celent with a 2016 Model Insurer Award for excellence in innovation and emerging technology for the development and implementation of John Hancock Life Insurance with Vitality
April 14
John Hancock Brings Boston Marathon Champions and Other Elite Kenyan Runners to Hopkinton Elementary School Marathon Rally

John Hancock today brought two Boston Marathon champions, Caroline Rotich, women's defending champion, and Wesley Korir, men's 2012 champion, and several other elite Kenyan athletes, to a pre-marathon rally with nearly 500 students from Hopkinton's Elmwood Elementary School.
April 13
Olympian and Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi Joins BPS Superintendent Dr. Tommy Chang and 250 Elementary School Students Getting Active at John Hancock's Scholars & Stars

Boston Marathon principal sponsor John Hancock, with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF New England region, today hosted Scholars & Stars in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center.
April 13
Signator Investors, Inc. Announces Top Independent Firm and Representative for 2015

Signator Investors, Inc., announced today that Acorn Financial Services in Livingston, NJ, led by Managing Partner Joseph Oakes IV, has earned Signator Investors' President's Trophy...
April 13
John Hancock Investments launches Global Focused Strategies Fund

John Hancock Investments today announced the launch of John Hancock Global Focused Strategies Fund, managed by the multi-asset investing team at Standard Life Investments (SLI) of Edinburgh, Scotland.
April 13
Half of Investors Expect a Federal Tax Refund, and Slightly More Plan to Save It

TA recent survey of investors by John Hancock Financial found that 51 percent of investors expect to receive a Federal tax refund, and slightly more than half (53 percent) plan to deposit that...
April 12
New Trailer Released For BOSTON, First-Ever Documentary Film of the Boston Marathon

This week, Bostonians and visitors from around the world will be treated to a sneak peek of BOSTON, the first-ever documentary film about the legendary Boston Marathon, during race week activities...
April 11
John Hancock's #RunBold Campaign Results In 26 Remarkable Street Banners To Line Finishing Stretch Of 2016 Boston Marathon

Each spring, John Hancock lines the city's streets with more than 500 Boston Marathon banners designed by the company in anticipation of the world's most historic race...
April 06
John Hancock Becomes the First U.S. Life Insurer to Reward Consumers for Healthy Eating

John Hancock Insurance today announced an expansion of its game-changing John Hancock Vitality solution with the addition of the HealthyFood program. Now,...
April 06
John Hancock Insurance Teams Up With Chef Tom Colicchio to Show Consumers How Healthy Food Choices Can Lead to Financial Rewards

Apples, almonds and asparagus: three things that seem unrelated to life insurance, until today. Now people can be rewarded for purchasing healthy foods at...
April 04
Investor Sentiment Declines to Lowest Point Since Q3 2013

Investor sentiment declined in the first quarter of 2016, for the third consecutive quarter, and reached its lowest point since the third quarter of 2013...