BAM.PR.Z : No Conversion to FloatingReset

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has announced:

that after having taken into account all election notices received by the December 18, 2017 deadline for the conversion of the Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 30 (the “Series 30 Shares”) (TSX:BAM.PR.Z) into Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 31 (the “Series 31 Shares”), the holders of Series 30 Shares are not entitled to convert their Series 30 Shares into Series 31 Shares. There were 119,204 Series 30 Shares tendered for conversion, which is less than the one million shares required to give effect to conversions into Series 31 Shares.

It will be recalled that BAM.PR.Z will reset to 4.685% and that I recommended against conversion.

BAM.PR.Z is a FixedReset, 4.80%+296, that commenced trading 2011-11-2 after being announced 2011-10-24. It is tracked by HIMIPref™ and assigned to the FixedReset subindex.

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