BAM.PF.A : No Conversion to FloatingReset

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. has announced:

that after having taken into account all election notices received by the September 17, 2018 deadline for the conversion of the Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 32 (the “Series 32 Shares”) (TSX: BAM.PF.A) into Cumulative Class A Preference Shares, Series 33 (the “Series 33 Shares”), the holders of Series 32 Shares are not entitled to convert their Series 32 Shares into Series 33 Shares. There were 79,681 Series 32 Shares tendered for conversion, which is less than the one million shares required to give effect to conversions into Series 33 Shares.

It will be recalled that BAM.PF.A will reset at 5.061% effective October 1.

BAM.PF.A is a FixedReset, 4.50%+290 that commenced trading 2012-3-13 after being announced 2012-3-5. It is tracked by HIMIPref™ and assigned to the FixedResets subindex.

I recommended against conversion.

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