NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - May 3, 2013) - Brookfield Total Return Fund Inc. (HTR) (the "Fund") today announced that its Board of Directors declared a monthly dividend of $0.19 per share, payable on May 31, 2013 to stockholders of record on May 16, 2013. The ex-dividend date is May 14, 2013. Based on the NYSE closing price of $26.54 on May 2, 2013, the Fund's annualized dividend yield was 8.59%.
Shares purchased on or after the ex-dividend date will not receive the dividend discussed above. Please contact your financial advisor with any questions. Dividends may include net investment income, capital gains and/or return of capital. The dividend yield referenced above is calculated as the annualized amount of the most recent monthly dividend declared divided by the stated stock price. Any portion of the Fund's distributions that is a return of capital does not necessarily reflect the Fund's investment performance and should not be confused with "yield" or "income." The tax status of distributions will be determined at the end of the taxable year.
Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012. Brookfield has over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. The company offers a range of public and private investment products and services, which leverage its expertise and experience and provide it with a competitive advantage in the markets where it operates. On behalf of its clients, Brookfield is also an active investor in the public securities markets, where its experience extends over 30 years. Over this time, the company has successfully developed several investment operations and built expertise in the management of institutional portfolios, retail mutual funds, and structured product investments.
Through its registered investment advisor, Brookfield Investment Management, Brookfield's public market activities complement its core competencies as a direct investor. These activities encompass global listed real estate and infrastructure equities, corporate high yield investments, opportunistic credit strategies and a dedicated insurance asset management division. Headquartered in New York, NY, Brookfield Investment Management maintains offices and investment teams in Toronto, Chicago, Boston and London. Brookfield Total Return Fund Inc. is managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc.
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