John Hancock has agreed to acquire Bellevue, Wash.-based Symetra Investment Services from Symetra Financial Corporation. The deal is expected to close in three to six months. Terms were not disclosed.

Symetra Investment, a dual registered broker-dealer/investment advisor firm with some 280 registered representatives, will become affiliated with John Hancock Financial Network, which currently has 1,600 registered representatives through its current dual registered broker-dealer/investment advisor, Signator Investors.

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