Manulife Adds Global Equity Team

March 20, 2013 ( Manulife Asset Management has expanded its global equity capabilities by naming Paul Boyne and Doug McGraw to lead a new team.

The team manages a global equity strategy for institutional clients and certain wealth management businesses of Manulife Financial and John Hancock. Both Boyne and McGraw will be senior portfolio managers and report to Christopher Conkey, chief equity investment officer of Manulife Asset Management.

Since 2008, Boyne and McGraw served as senior fund managers for a global equity team at Invesco Perpetual in the United Kingdom.

Prior to Invesco, Boyne was deputy chief investment officer and head of Global Equities at the Bank of Ireland, conducting portfolio oversight across all regions. Before this, he spent 12 years at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, becoming managing director and senior portfolio manager for global value equity. His career also included six years as an accountant with Grant Thornton International. Boyne holds a postgraduate (M.B.S.) diploma from Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, University College, Dublin, and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants.

McGraw was previously an executive director and portfolio manager for global value equity at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He holds a B.S. in Finance from Miami University and an M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.