Accessible & exciting investing by Manulife

Investors can now access local & global funds for as low as Php 1,000 & enjoy frequent income payouts from select funds

Manulife Investment Management makes investing easier and more rewarding Investors can now choose from local and global funds with a minimum investment of Php 1,000 and get monthly income payouts from select funds Manila, Philippines – Manulife Investment Management and Trust Corporation (Manulife IM Philippines) has recently reduced its minimum investment amount for all its funds from PHP 5,000 to PHP 1,000 starting March 2023, making it easier for more Filipinos to invest in local and global Unit Investment Trust Funds (UITFs). Moreover, the following funds will offer monthly income payouts instead of semi-annual payouts starting August 1, 2023, allowing investors to see faster growth in their investments:

? Manulife Asia Dynamic Bond Feeder Fund invests in a variety of fixed-income securities from Asian issuers and aims to generate income by taking advantage of interest rate, credit, and currency opportunities within a risk-controlled approach.

? Manulife Global Preferred Income Feeder Fund aims to provide regular income distribution and long-term capital growth by investing in preferred securities traded in any regulated market worldwide. Preferred securities combine features of stocks and bonds, giving investors the best of both worlds. They also have a low correlation with other asset classes, meaning they can offer attractive returns even when other assets are declining.

-Manulife Global Multi-Asset Diversified Income Feeder Fund targets to generate income through a broad range of traditional and non-traditional assets and a flexible investment strategy that seeks to cushion against challenging market conditions across different regions.

Manulife Global REIT Feeder Fund aims to provide regular income distribution and long-term capital growth by investing in real estate investment trusts (REITs) listed or traded in any regulated market worldwide. REITs are companies that own or finance income-generating real estate properties, such as office buildings, shopping malls, hotels, and warehouses. They offer investors exposure to the real estate sector without having to buy or manage properties themselves.

Manulife’s Asia Pacific REIT Fund of Funds, which invests in a mix of exchange-listed REITs in the Asia Pacific region, will keep its semi-annual payouts but will have a lower minimum investment amount of Php 1,000 starting March 2023.

Investors can get their monthly income payouts through their bank accounts or add them to their funds for more growth over time. Income payouts below PHP 100 or US$20 will be automatically added to investors’ funds to help them earn more income over time.

Interested investors may talk to a Manulife Wealth Specialist or visit for more information. These funds are also available on Manulife iFunds, a simple and convenient digital fund investment platform that allows investors to manage their portfolios anytime, anywhere.

Manulife IM Philippines has 19 Funds available, giving investors access to local and global investment opportunities based on their goals, needs, and risk profiles. In 2022, the Company already became one of the country’s biggest fund managers, with more than Php162.6 billion in assets under management (AUM), a net income of Php84.3 million, and a customer base of over 13,000 investors.