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Brookfield Business Partners Announces the Partial Exercise of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option

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BROOKFIELD NEWS, July 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (BBU) (BBU-UN.TO) (“Brookfield Business Partners”) today announced that the underwriters for its public offering (the “Offering”) of 8,760,000 limited partnership units (“units”) that closed on June 28, 2019 have partially exercised their option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) to purchase an additional 1,070,000 units at a price of $39.40 per unit. Brookfield Business Partners will receive additional gross proceeds of approximately $42,158,000 from the exercise of the Over-Allotment Option. Closing of the partial exercise of the Over-Allotment Option is scheduled to occur on or about July 24, 2019.

TD Securities Inc., Scotiabank, BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse (Canada) Inc. and HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc. acted as co-lead underwriters for the Offering.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Brookfield Business Partners in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Brookfield Business Partners is a business services and industrials company focused on owning and operating high-quality businesses that benefit from barriers to entry and/or low production costs. Brookfield Business Partners is listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges. Important information may be disseminated exclusively via the website; investors should consult the site to access this information.

Brookfield Business Partners is the flagship listed business services and industrials company of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM)(BAM-A.TO)(BAMA.NX), a leading global alternative asset manager with more than $365 billion of assets under management. For more information, please visit our website at https://bbu.brookfield.com

   
Media

Claire Holland
Brookfield Business Partners
Tel: +1 416 369 8236
Email: claire.holland@brookfield.com
Investor Relations

Alan Fleming
Brookfield Business Partners
Tel: +1 416 645 2736
Email: alan.fleming@brookfield.com
   

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS AND INFORMATION
Note: This news release contains “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws including statements with respect to the Over-Allotment Option and the timing of closing described in this news release. Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, include statements regarding the operations, business, financial condition, expected financial results, performance, prospects, opportunities, priorities, targets, goals, ongoing objectives, strategies and outlook of Brookfield Business Partners, as well as the outlook for North American and international economies for the current fiscal year and subsequent periods, and include words such as “expects,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “believes,” “estimates,” “seeks,” “intends,” “targets,” “projects,” “forecasts” or negative versions thereof and other similar expressions, or future or conditional verbs such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “would” and “could.”

Although we believe that our anticipated future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements and information are based upon reasonable assumptions and expectations, the reader should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements  and information because they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are beyond our control, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Brookfield Business Partners to differ materially from anticipated future results, performance or achievement expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and information.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated or implied by forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: the impact or unanticipated impact of general economic, political and market factors in the countries in which we do business; the behavior of financial markets, including fluctuations in interest and foreign exchange rates; global equity and capital markets and the availability of equity and debt financing and refinancing within these markets; strategic actions including dispositions; the ability to complete and effectively integrate acquisitions into existing operations and the ability to attain expected benefits; changes in accounting policies and methods used to report financial condition (including uncertainties associated with critical accounting assumptions and estimates); the ability to appropriately manage human capital; the effect of applying future accounting changes; business competition; operational and reputational risks; technological change; changes in government regulation and legislation within the countries in which we operate; governmental investigations; litigation; changes in tax laws; ability to collect amounts owed; catastrophic events, such as earthquakes and hurricanes; the possible impact of international conflicts and other developments including terrorist acts and cyber terrorism; and other risks and factors detailed from time to time in our documents filed with the securities regulators in Canada and the United States.

We caution that the foregoing list of important factors that may affect future results is not exhaustive. When relying on our forward-looking statements, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events. Except as required by law, Brookfield Business Partners undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether written or oral, that may be as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.