April 30, 2014 18:45 ET
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 30, 2014) - Brookfield Investments Corporation (the "company") (TSX VENTURE:BRN.PR.A) reported $223 million of net income or $4.48 per common share for the year ended December 31, 2013 compared with $48 million, or $0.95 per common share in 2012. Net income increased by $175 million compared to the prior year primarily from the recognition of $132 million of realized and unrealized gains, as well as an increased level of investment income. The increase of investment income is the result of distributions received on the company's indirect investment in Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (BPY), which was acquired in April 2013, and increased pricing and volumes within the company's forest product investments.
Comprehensive income, which consists of net income and other comprehensive income, was $nil in 2013 compared to income of $243 million in 2012. Other comprehensive loss was $223 million during the year, compared to income of $195 million in 2012. The current year loss consists of unrealized losses and negative currency revaluation on the company's investment portfolio.
Brookfield Investments Corporation holds investments in the property and forest products sectors, as well as a portfolio of preferred shares issued by companies within the Brookfield group. The common shares of Brookfield Investments Corporation are wholly owned by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is a global alternative asset manager with over $175 billion in assets under management, has over 100-year history of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, renewable power, infrastructure and private equity and is co-listed on the New York and Toronto Stock Exchanges under the symbol BAM and BAM.A, respectively.
Derek Gorgi, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available at 416-363-9491 to answer any questions on the company's financial results.
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Brookfield Investments CorporationDerek GorgiVice President and Chief Financial Officer416-363-9491
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