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Big players unlikely to heed welcome move by smallest MPF provider

HSBC, with its Hang Seng Bank subsidiary, and Manulife together control almost half the MPF market. Photo: AP

Haitong International Securities having to resort to waiving its investment management fees on Mandatory Provident Fund offerings for three years shows the difficulty small players face in capturing a piece of the HK$514 billion market.

Tuesday, 18 February, 2014, 2:30am

Manulife says investment-linked insurance products set to boom

Michael Huddart

Manulife Hong Kong expects sales of investment-linked insurance products in the city to boom despite the regulator's intention to increase scrutiny of the sales process.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:18am

Corrections & Clarifications

Friday's digest item headlined "Kerry Media exercises options on SCMP stock" said the share transfer to Kerry Media will be made on or before February 25. It should have been on or after February 25.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:51am

Operation Santa Claus: Big smiles at Sai Kung care home

Manulife chief executive Michael Huddart with other volunteers and residents at the Christmas party for the Helping Hand Father Sean Burke Care Home. Photo: Dickson Lee

Charity is not just about giving money, but also about spending time with people and bringing enjoyment to them, in the view of one insurance company.

12 Dec 2012 - 3:32am

Operation Santa Claus receives HK$1m from 5-a-side footballers

It was not just football, with a face-painting stall also popular at the event at the Stanley Ho Playing Fields in Pok Fu Lam. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Sweaty senior executives and trainees teamed up to battle it out with their rival firms on the football pitch last weekend - and all for a good cause.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:26am

AIA, Manulife lead the charge for ING's Southeast Asian assets: sources


ING is exploring a separate sale of its roughly US$1 billion Hong Kong insurance business, sources said, a move that could further complicate the auction of its Asian operations.

29 Aug 2012 - 2:09pm

Manulife joins staff on journey

Silver award winner Manulife (International) has derived a great deal of pleasure from competing in the HKMA Quality Award 2011, says Michael Huddart, executive vice-president and chief executive officer.

29 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Manulife's agents of change

As a financial services company, Manulife's interface with the general public is through their financial advisers, or so-called agents. However, much planning, development, training and other activities take place in the background under the leadership of capable managers, before customers choose an investment and tick a box on our Mandatory Provident Fund sheet.

5 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Privacy watchdog probes Manulife

Hong Kong's privacy watchdog is looking into allegations insurance giant Manulife is asking customers to agree to revised online terms that appear to breach guidelines issued in the wake of the Octopus card details-for-sale scandal.

12 May 2011 - 12:00am

Onwards and upwards

THE AGE-OLD debate about whether leaders are born or made is a topic that could go on forever, but at Manulife (International) the feeling is that with the right support and management training, elements of leadership can be taught.

13 May 2006 - 12:00am