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2010-02-26 11:22:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- J-POWER USA Generation, L.P. ("J-POWER USA Generation"), the 50:50 joint venture company of J-POWER USA Investment Co., Ltd., an affiliate company of J-POWER USA Development Co., Ltd. ("J-POWER USA"), and the John Hancock Life Insurance Company ("John Hancock"), has acquired two power plants in Long Island, NY from PPL Corporation ("PPL"). J-POWER USA Generation has acquired 100% of the interests in PPL Shoreham Energy, LLC, the owner of the 79.9 MW...

2010-02-24 15:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MetLife and John Hancock Financial Services will finance the construction and third-party ownership of a 19-megawatt (AC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant that SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) is contracted to build for Xcel Energy in Colorado's Alamosa County, the companies announced today. Construction on the plant, which will be the largest solar power plant in Colorado, will begin this spring, with operations expected to...

2010-02-23 09:00:00

BOSTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Financial today announced the elite field of 44 athletes from ten countries for the 114(th) running of the Boston Marathon on April 19. A complete field list follows. Headlining the field, and recently announced, are defending champions Deriba Merga and Salina Kosgei, and past champions Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Catherine Ndereba, Dire Tune and Lidiya Grigoryeva. On the men's side, nine have raced under 2:07 with top contenders,...

2010-02-01 09:43:00

BOSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Life Insurance today announced the launch of LifeCare, a single-premium whole life insurance product that provides protection for both life and long-term care (LTC) insurance needs -- in a single policy. With LifeCare, John Hancock clients can reposition some of their assets into a policy that will help further protect their family with life insurance while also protecting their assets from the high costs of long-term care should they...

2010-01-26 09:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of its 25th anniversary as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today launched a Twitter site that will provide tweets about the 114th running of the race and related activities to race followers and marathon enthusiasts. Content for the site will include tweets on John Hancock's partnership with the Boston Athletic Association, the John Hancock Elite Athlete Program, its Non-profit Bib Program,...

2010-01-21 09:00:00

BOSTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock has launched a new interactive microsite, www.GetMoreWithMultilifeLTC.com, to help brokers and consultants explore and establish LTC insurance plans for businesses with up to 1,000 employees. The site includes information and tools to help brokers and consultants, whether familiar with LTC insurance or not, navigate through the employer-sponsored LTC insurance benefits planning process, including: Prospect evaluation Strategies for...

2010-01-13 12:14:00

BOSTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Funds wrapped up 2009 by winning multiple awards for its web site, advisor communications, and customer service. "A consistent theme throughout our recent string of awards has been the strength and quality of our web-based, interactive tools," said Keith F. Hartstein, President & CEO of John Hancock Funds. "Financial advisors choose partners to help them meet client needs, and a tool like our Portfolio Insight, which creates...

2009-12-23 14:37:00

BOSTON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Life Insurance Company and Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative today said they were pleased that the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, has approved a settlement of litigation involving a leaseback transaction between the parties. All parties to the litigation are covered by such settlement. Terms of the settlement are confidential. "We are pleased to reach this agreement that meets the needs of both parties and...

2009-12-18 07:00:00

BOSTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of its 25th anniversary as the principal sponsor of the Boston Marathon, John Hancock Financial today announced the signing of top Americans, Meb Keflezighi and Ryan Hall, for the 114th running of the race on April 19, 2010. Keflezighi and Hall have proven themselves as two of the best distance runners of all time. They have the talent and credentials to challenge Boston's world-class field as they each seek to become the first...

2009-12-17 09:36:00

BOSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JHRPS) was recognized for communications excellence by the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) winning five platinum, seven gold, four silver and two bronze awards. Multi-media, print and web communications were all honored. The communications focused on a wide range of audiences including 401(k) participants, plan sponsors, financial representatives, third party administrators and internal...


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