John Hancock Unveils Instititutional Investor Site

October 31, 2001( - John Hancock has developed a portal Web site, John Hancock Institutional Investment Management Network, which provides access to the group?s institutional products and services.

Visitors to the site ( ) can search for investment ideas or browse investment offerings by asset class or risk/return profile, and plan sponsors can explore the following offerings from the site’s Employee Sponsored Programs menu:

  • actuarial consulting
  • annuities
  • benefit payment services
  • retiree healthcare solution

The site also contains:

  • links to John Hancock network members
  • downloadable reports by the group’s analysts
  • contact information

The group is currently adding customer service functionality such as account access for clients of investment management subsidiary, and future plans include:

  • expanded client reporting and account access across all businesses
  • additional functionality for multimedia, including streaming video, and
  • web conferencing
  • email alerts