Parent Company: Manulife Financial Corporation
Brand Value: $2,325 million
Headquarter City: Toronto
Year Formed: 1887
Founded as the Manufacturers’ Life Insurance Company in 1887, Manulife today is Canada’s largest insurance company. In addition to insurance, Manulife offers financial advice, and wealth and asset management for individuals, groups, and institutions. Manulife is slightly unusual in that it operates as two distinct brands: John Hancock in the United States and Manulife in the rest of the world. Among its more interesting products is Manulife Vitality, which rewards customers for making healthy choices in their lives. By the numbers, Manulife has 34,000 employees, 28 million customers, and $1.1 trillion in assets under management. Manulife is currently experiencing a period of accelerating growth with core earnings up 23 percent in 2018.