Brookfield Investments Corporation Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

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TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2013) - Brookfield Investments Corporation (the "company") (TSX VENTURE:BRN.PR.A) reported $25 million of net income or $0.50 per common share for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared with $9 million or $0.18 per common share for the same period in 2012. Net income increased by $18 million from higher pricing and increased volumes realized within the company's forest product investments, which are continuing to benefit from the U.S. housing recovery.

Comprehensive income, which consists of net income and other comprehensive income, was a loss of $414 million compared to $9 million in the same period of the prior year. The current period included mark-to-market losses on the company's available-for-sale investments in Brookfield Property Partners L.P. and Brookfield Residential Properties Inc., as a result of a decrease in their respective share prices.

Brookfield Investments Corporation holds investments in the property and forest products sectors, as well as a portfolio of preferred shares issued by companies within the Brookfield group. The common shares of Brookfield Investments Corporation are wholly owned by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management, has over 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity and is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and BAM.A, respectively.

Derek Gorgi, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available at 416-363-9491 to answer any questions on the company's financial results.

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(unaudited)
June 30 December 31
(US$ millions) 2013 2012
Assets
Current assets
Deposits receivable $ 161 $ 180
Securities 158 224
Investments - Securities - 943
Non-current assets
Investments - Securities 301 245
Investments - Associates 1,453 740
$ 2,073 $ 2,332
Liabilities
Current liabilities
Accounts payable $ 4 $ 1
Retractable preferred shares 1,109 1,142
Deferred income tax liabilities 18 58
Equity 942 1,131
$ 2,073 $ 2,322
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
Three months ended Six months ended
(unaudited) June 30 June 30
(US$ millions, except per share amounts) 2013 2012 2013 2012
Investment Income
Equity accounted income (loss) $ 30 $ 4 $ 74 $ (3)
Dividend and interest income 3 10 14 21
Foreign exchange income - 2 2 2
33 16 90 20
Expenses
Interest (8 ) (7 ) (15) (14)
Net income before income taxes 25 9 75 6
Income tax expense - - (4) -
Net income $ 25 $ 9 $ 71 $ 6
Net income per common share $ 0.50 $ 0.18 $ 1.42 $ 0.12
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE (LOSS) INCOME
Three months ended Six months ended
(unaudited) June 30 June 30
(US$ millions) 2013 2012 2013 2012
Net income $ 25 $ 9 $ 71 $ 6
Other comprehensive (loss) income
Items that may be reclassified to net income
Foreign currency translation (7 ) (11 ) (39 ) 6
Available-for-sale securities - fair value changes (114 ) (1 ) (14 ) 122
Equity accounted other comprehensive loss (358 ) (3 ) (360 ) (3 )
Deferred income tax 40 (3 ) 40 (3 )
(439 ) (18 ) (373 ) 122
Comprehensive (loss) income $ (414 ) $ (9 ) $ (302 ) $ 128
Contact:
Brookfield Investments Corporation
Derek Gorgi
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
416-363-9491

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