NU Online News Service, May 3, 2004, 4:42 p.m. EDT – The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.), Boston, has expanded its Manufacturers Investment Trust lineup.[@@]

The changes will add 5 fund managers and 6 investment portfolios, and they should make it easier for clients to diversify, according to Manulife USA executives.

Manulife USA, a unit of Manulife Financial Corp., Toronto, includes the trust in its Venture brand of annuities, variable life policies, and pension and retirement savings products.