John Hancock Financial Opportunities Fund (the Fund) is a closed-end management investment company. The Fund's primary investment objective is to provide a high level of total return consisting of long-term capital appreciation and current income. The Fund invests approximately 80% of its net assets in equity securities of United States and foreign financial services companies of any size. These companies include banks, thrifts, finance and financial technology companies, brokerage and advisory firms, real estate-related firms, insurance companies and financial holding companies. The Fund invests in equity securities, including common stocks, preferred stocks, warrants, stock purchase rights and securities convertible into other equity securities. The Fund also invests up to 20% of its net assets in common and preferred equity securities and other preferred securities of non-financial services companies. The Fund's investment advisor is John Hancock Investment Management LLC.