We can't help you - we have no idea what datatype your manager.AcquireConnection is going to return.
So look at the intellisense for the method, and see what type it returns. If it's a generic type of some description then start by changing the code:
object o = connMgr.AcquireConnection(null);
And put a breakpoint on it. Run your code, Execute the line using single step, and look at what type of value is in "o".
Be we can't do any of that for you!