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John Hancock Investments launches Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF

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John Hancock Investments has expanded its exchange-traded fund (ETF) product lineup with the launch of John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF (JHEM).

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, a company regarded as a pioneer and industry leader in strategic beta investing and sub-advisor to 13 existing John Hancock Investments ETFs, was selected to design the underlying emerging-market equity index for the new ETF. The ETF trades on the NYSE Arca.
 
“With the addition of this ETF focused on emerging-market equities, we round out our suite of core equity ETF offerings that clients can use to build a global equity allocation,” says Andrew G Arnott, president and CEO of John Hancock Investments and head of Wealth and Asset Management, United States and Europe. “We’re pleased to bring Dimensional’s time-tested multifactor approach to our investors once again with this ETF.”
 
Dimensional began applying the concept of multifactor investing more than 35 years ago, and the firm is a respected manager in the industry. Dimensional’s approach is rooted in decades of academic research into the factors that drive expected returns and it offers a compelling track record of delivering results to investors.
 
“As we hit the three-year anniversary of the launch of our first ETFs with Dimensional, we’re excited to add an emerging-market ETF as an offering for our clients,” says Steve Deroian, US head of ETF product at John Hancock Investments. “The team at Dimensional has continually demonstrated their intellectual rigour, strict attention to detail, and strength of implementation; it’s been an exceptional firm to partner with as we seek to deliver strong long-term solutions for our clients.”

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