Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) Reports 3Q12 Results

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) reported 3Q12 results on November 9, 2012. The company had solid operating performance with a 17% increase in Funds from Operations (FFO), good total returns, and increasing intrinsic value. Especially encouraging is managements continued progress in adding a large number of high quality assets that will generate increasing returns to shareholders […]

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) Reports 2Q12 Results

With headlines; “Brookfield Asset Management Q2 Profit Plunges, Misses View” one would think BAM had a terrible quarter.  Hardly, it was actually a very good quarter for investors. By nature BAM’s asset management business earnings will fluctuate from quarter to quarter. Profits did fall but temporarily so.  Offsetting these fluctuations BAM  completed a record number of […]

Brookfield Infrastructure LLP (BIP) Reports 2Q12

Brookfield Infrastructure announced results for the 2Q12 on 8/8/12. It was a busy quarter with solid results. But first, on 7/30/12 BIP pre-announced a number of significant strategic initiatives that will meaningfully expand the transportation and utility businesses. These are opportunities created to a large extent from the environment in Europe. The New Strategic Initiatives […]

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) Reports Strong 1Q12 Results

Brookfield reported strong financial and operating performance and remains well positioned for future growth. The investments made over the past four years are making a significant contribution to results with strong performance from major businesses. More information provided on the spinoff of Brookfield Property Partners at the annual meeting and in the Shareholder Letter. Management […]

Brookfield Asset Management Reports 4Q11

Brookfield Asset Management reported impressive financial and operational performance during 2011. They are well positioned to increase cash flow further and generate increase value through both organic expansion and new initiatives. Our investment thesis remains intact. Some specifics: BAM’s estimated intrinsic value of the business increased to $40.99/share year end 2011 from $37.93/ share the […]

Brookfield Infrastructure (BIP) Reports Solid Performance

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P (BIP) (a spinoff of Brookfield Asset Management BAM) reported earnings today. It was a solid performance. You may recall BAM owns 30% of BIP and this performance should have a positive impact on BAM’s earnings to be released on 2/17/2012. BIP Profile (per filings): Brookfield Infrastructure owns and operates high quality, […]

Brookfield Asset Management (BAM)

The current worldwide macroeconomic malaise tends to create opportunities for the contrarian and value investment approach used by Brookfield Asset Management. The investment offers: real assets at a good value; shareholder friendly management; proven performance during challenging times; a strong balance sheet and stable cash flows; asset, geographic and currency diversification. The case can be made for downside protection […]