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Brookfield Asset Management

Brookfield Asset Management
Company nameBrookfield Asset Management, Inc.
Company typePublic
(Nyse - BAM)
IndustryAsset Management
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario
Area servedGlobal
Key peopleFrank J. McKenna
(Chairman of the Board)
J. Bruce Flatt (CEO)
ServicesFinancial services
Revenue(+) $13.623 bn (2010)
Operating income$4,511.00 mn (2010)
Net income$1,454.00 mn (2010)
Total assets$121,559 bn (2010)
Total equity$22,261 bn (2010)
Employees18,000 (2009)
SubsidiaryBrookfield Renewable Power
Brookfield Incorporações
Brookfield Office Properties Inc.
Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP

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Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (TSX - BAM.A, Nyse - BAM) is a Toronto, Ontario-based asset management company that manages a global portfolio of assets valued at over $120 billion. The firm's assets are concentrated in the following sectors: real estate, renewable power generation, infrastructure and private equity.

The company was originally founded as a builder and operator of electricity and transport infrastructure in Brazil; the company's earlier name of "Brascan" reflected this history ("Brasil" + "Canada"). The company provided electricity and tram services in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and was known as "The Light," short for Brazilian Traction, Light and Power Co. Ltd. Over the past century, the company expanding steadily, and is now an owner and operator of $150 billion of real assets, with a focus on property, renewable power and infrastructure. Brookfield's public subsidiairies include Brookfield Office Properties, based in New York, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Renewable Power, Brookfield Office Properties Canada, Brookfield Residential Properties and Brookfield Real Estate Services.

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