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Series 6

A license entitling the holder to buy and sell mutual funds, variable annuities, and some insurance products on behalf of clients. In order to receive a Series 6 license, one must pass a multiple choice examination covering each of these investment vehicles, as well as the securities and tax regulations involved with them. The license and examination are administered by FINRA.

Series 6.

The Series 6 is a licensing examination that you must pass to be entitled to sell mutual funds and variable annuities to investors.

The examination, which is administered by NASD, is a 100-question multiple choice test that puts primary emphasis on knowledge of the products plus the securities and tax regulations that apply.

Anyone taking the exam must be sponsored by either an NASD member firm or an industry self-regulatory organization (SRO).

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As a result, subject to certain conditions described in the prospectus supplement dated November 29, 2011 relating to the issuance of the Series 5 Preferred Shares (the Prospectus), the holders of the Series 5 Preferred Shares have the right, at their option, to convert all or part of their Series 5 Preferred Shares on a one-for-one basis into Non-cumulative Floating Rate Class 1 Shares Series 6 of Manulife (the Series 6 Preferred Shares") on December 19, 2016.
A formal notice of the right to convert Series 5 Preferred Shares into Series 6 Preferred Shares will be sent to the registered holders of the Series 5 Preferred Shares in accordance with the share conditions of the Series 5 Preferred Shares.
The foregoing conversion right is subject to the conditions that: if, after December 5, 2016, Manulife determines that there would be less than 1,000,000 Series 5 Preferred Shares outstanding on December 19, 2016, then all remaining Series 5 Preferred Shares will automatically be converted into an equal number of Series 6 Preferred Shares on December 19, 2016, and alternatively, if, after December 5, 2016, Manulife determines that there would be less than 1,000,000 Series 6 Preferred Shares outstanding on December 19, 2016, then no Series 5 Preferred Shares will be converted into Series 6 Preferred Shares.
The dividend rate applicable to the Series 5 Preferred Shares for the 5-year period commencing on December 20, 2016, and ending on December 19, 2021, and the dividend rate applicable to the Series 6 Preferred Shares for the 3-month period commencing on December 20, 2016, and ending on March 19, 2017, will be determined and announced by way of a news release on November 21, 2016.
Subject to certain conditions described in the Prospectus, Manulife may redeem the Series 5 Preferred Shares, in whole or in part, on December 19, 2021 and on December 19 every five years thereafter and may redeem the Series 6 Preferred Shares, in whole or in part, after December 19, 2016.
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has conditionally approved the listing of the Series 6 Preferred Shares effective upon conversion.