NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Mar 4, 2013) - The Board of Directors today announced that, effective Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. EST, the Helios Total Return Fund, Inc. (HTR) will be renamed Brookfield Total Return Fund Inc. ("the Fund").
The Fund''s investment objective, investment strategy and portfolio manager will not change and the number of shares you hold in the Fund is unaffected.
The Fund will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under its current ticker symbol "HTR." Because of the name change, the Fund has been assigned a new CUSIP for its outstanding common shares. The Fund''s new CUSIP is 11283U108.
Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012. We have over a 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity. We offer a range of public and private investment products and services, which leverage our expertise and experience and provide us with a distinct competitive advantage in the markets where we operate. On behalf of our clients, Brookfield is also an active investor in the public securities markets, where our experience extends over 30 years. Over this time, we have successfully developed several investment operations and built expertise in the management of institutional portfolios, retail mutual funds, and structured product investments.
Through our registered investment advisor, Brookfield Investment Management, our public market activities complement our 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. Helios Total Return Fund, Inc. is managed by Brookfield Investment Management Inc.
The Fund uses its web site as a channel of distribution of material company information. Financial and other material information regarding the Fund is routinely posted on and accessible at www.brookfieldim.com.